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Pass the Popcorn: 'Finding Fela' Trailer + Theatrical Dates Release
Pass the Popcorn: 'Finding Fela' Trailer + Theatrical Dates Release

Pass the Popcorn: 'Finding Fela' Official Trailer + Theatrical Dates Release

Pass the Popcorn: 'Finding Fela' trailer + Theatrical Dates Release Nearly twenty years after his passing in the summer of 1997, Fela Kuti's legacy continues with the creation of the documentary Finding Fela. This film commorating Fela's life and music, from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, will begin its North American theatrical run in August (and Okayafrica/Okayplayer are proud to have co-produced this project alongside Jigsaw Productions and Knitting Factory Entertainment). Word is that art house distributor Kino Lorber now owns the North American rights to the film, and with that announcement came the news that Finding Fela's first official trailer has been released along with a list of the North American theatrical dates. Scroll down to watch the official trailer and to find Fela at a theater near you.

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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)