Okayplayer + Okayafrica Present: ‘Finding Fela’ Premiere 8/1 [7PM] At The IFC Center In NYC
Okayplayer + Okayafrica Present: ‘Finding Fela’ Premiere 8/1 [7PM] At The IFC Center In NYC

Finding Fela: Okayplayer + Okayafrica Present The Official Premiere Of Alex Gibney's Fela Film In NYC [8/1]

Okayplayer + Okayafrica Present: \u2018Finding Fela\u2019 Premiere 8/1 [7PM] At The IFC Center In NYC

Okayafrica & Okayplayer are excited to host the premiere of Finding Fela this Friday at 7PM at the IFC Center, with a special Q&A afterward featuring Femi Kuti. Finding Fela, the new Fela Kuti documentary from Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney, begins its North American theatrical run this Friday with a weeklong engagement (8/1-8/7) at the IFC Center in NYC before the film expands to over 20+ cities. Stay caught up on all things Finding Fela via the film's facebook, twitter, and official site.

>>>BUY TICKETS NOW to Okayafrica & Okayplayer Presents Finding Fela, Friday 7PM, at the IFC Center in NYC (with a special Q&A after featuring Femi Kuti!)

For other showtimes and screenings of Finding Fela at the IFC Center in NYC, head here. The film runs August 1st-7th with showtimes at 11:20am, 1:40pm, 4:20pm, 7:00pm, and 9:35pm.

To celebrate the upcoming theatrical run, we've been finding Fela in our Okayafrica archives with a look back at our favorite Fela-related videos, galleries, remixes, interviews and much more. So far we've dug up interviews with Questlove and TV On The Radio's Tunde Adebimpe, the Best Fela Kuti Mashups, and our favorite videos from Red Hot + FELA. Check back this week for more from the Finding Fela Archives.

Finding Fela North American Theatrical Dates

New York, NY, IFC Center (August 1-7)

Denver, CO, Landmark Chez Artiste (August 8-14)

Washington, DC, Landmark E Street Cinema (August 8-14)

Vineyard Haven, MA, Martha's Vineyard Film Society (8/8-8/10 & 8/15-8/17 ONLY)

Santa Fe, NM, The Screen (August 8-14)

Berkeley, CA, Landmark Shattuck Cinemas (August 15-21)

Los Angeles, CA, Landmark Nuart Theatre (August 15-21)

San Diego, CA, Landmark Ken Cinema (August 15-21)

San Francisco, CA, Landmark Opera Plaza Cinema (August 15-21)

Atlanta, GA, Landmark Midtown Art Cinema (August 15-21)

Boston, MA, Landmark Kendall Square Cinema (August 15-21)

Philadelphia, PA, Landmark Ritz at the Bourse (August 15-21)

Nashville, TN, Belcourt Theatre (August 15-21)

Minneapolis, MN, Landmark Lagoon Cinema (August 22-28)

Albuquerque, NM, Guild Cinema (August 22-25)

Columbus, OH, Gateway Film Center (August 22-28)

Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma City Museum of Art (August 29-30)

Houston, TX, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (August 29 - September 4)

Seattle, WA, Landmark Varsity Theatre (August 29 - September 4)

Montreal, QC, POP Montreal (September 19)

Memphis, TN, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art (October 23)