Finding Fela News

NOVEMBER 2014 – FINDING FELA available in USA/Canada (read press release at

Rave Reviews as FINDING FELA opens in the United Kingdom – Visit UK/Ireland website for more details and playdates.

  • “A POWERFUL FILM, FOUR STARS” – The Times, read story.
  • “A fascinating microcosm of post-colonialism, FOUR STARS”  – The Guardian, read story.
  • Riveting, with an extraordinary wealth of archive and newsreel, FOUR STARS” -MOJO
  • “An immense story, told well through Kuti’s own story. Definitely see it.” – NME, read story.

CBS This Morning – Alex Gibney & Stephen Hendel interviewed about Finding Fela.

Think Progress – Finding Fela In Ferguson: What Police And Protesters Can Learn From The Fela Kuti Documentary

AV Club – Finding Fela! casts clear light on the life of Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti

IndieWire – The 11 Indie Films You Must See this August

The Hollywood Reporter – Alex Gibney turns his cameras on the legend of Feli Kuti and the Jay-Z/Will Smith-produced Broadway musical, “Fela!.”

Paste Magazine – Catching Up With Seun Kuti on Finding Fela

‘Finding Fela’ director Alex Gibney attends Apple Store’s ‘Meet the Filmmaker’.

First Trailer For Alex Gibney’s Fela Kuti Doc, ‘Finding Fela’ Debuts