Okayafrica TV caught up with the filmmakers of the upcoming Fela Kuti documentary "Finding Fela" at its Sundance Film Festival 2014 premiere.
<p><em><a href="http://www.okayplayer.com/news/14-most-exciting-films-at-sundance-2014.html/15#" target="_blank">Finding Fela</a></em> – the documentary directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker <strong>Alex Gibney</strong> and produced by Jigsaw Productions, Okayplayer, Okayafrica, and Knitting Factory Entertainment – <a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/2014/01/24/finding-fela-sundance-premiere/#slide1" target="_blank">premiered</a> at this year's edition of <strong><a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/2014/01/28/sundance-2014-okayplayer-most-exciting-movies/" target="_blank">Sundance</a></strong> to entirely sold-out screenings. The film follows the cast of <strong>FELA!</strong> as they head to Lagos to "take the play back home" to perform the show for the Kuti family at the The Shrine. The <strong>Fela! Band</strong> from the musical (featured in the film) came out to bring their notoriously sweaty, yansh-shaking performances to Sundance every night. Okayafrica TV caught up with the director, executive producer, and other luminaries including Fela's daughter <strong>Yeni Kuti</strong> and <em>Fela! On Broadway</em> star <strong><a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/2013/10/24/fela-kuti-felabration-new-york-video/" target="_blank">Sahr Ngaujah</a></strong> to discuss Fela's legacy and the film's importance. Watch the latest <a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/category/video/oka-tv/" target="_blank">OKATV</a> episode below.</p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p><span style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="262f2226bcd474ba2420e81588eb957b"><iframe type="lazy-iframe" data-runner-src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/MfONUKkzjPg?rel=0" width="100%" height="auto" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"></iframe></span></p>
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