An insider’s view of Fela Kuti’s, the Nigerian cultural icon’s historic visit to New York. Filled with rare footage of Fela as he journeys from a press conference in Greenwich Village to loft parties in mid-town Manhattan and joyous receptions in Harlem. Backstage at Madison Square Garden, Fela is embraced by many cultural luminaries as he prepares for his first New York concert in 17 years. Along the way, Fela, a committed Pan Africanist, explains his social philosophy and political battles against corrupt military regimes. This was a defining moment for the legendary cultural warrior, as he headed in to his final decade.
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