Category: Film

Finding Fela

Finding FelaSynthesising percussion and politics, Fela Kuti is one of the most significant figures in African history. Developing the sound of Afrobeat, a rhythmically sophisticated blend of funk, jazz and Nigerian music, Fela was a man of immense spirit and political integrity. Through a detailed chronicle of his life and music, Gibney s documentary FINDING FELA reveals the unyielding power and influence of a truly revolutionary figure.

The Man Who Fell To Earth

Man who fell to earthThomas Jerome Newton (David Bowie) is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft.

Purple Rain

Purple RainA young man (Prince) with a talent for music has begun a career with much promise. He meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn’t all that he needs. A complicated tale of his repeating his father’s self-destructive behaviour, losing Apollonia to another singer (Morris Day), and his coming to grips with his own connection to other people ensues.