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Soul Power

Soul Power

Jeffrey Levy-Hinte / US, CD, 2008 / 92 min.

Africadelic selected for Eye’s Black Light programme the documentary film Soul Power about the Zaire 74 music festival, featuring legendary performances by James Brown, BB King, Bill Withers, Miriam Makeba en and Cruz.

Poster Soul Power

Soul Power is a documentary film about the famous three-day concert that took place in Kinshasa, Zaire, in 1974. The finest African American rhythm & blues and soul artists and South African bands performed at the event, which accompanied the legendary ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.

For this documentary, musician Hugh Masekela and producer Stewart Levine worked together with boxing promoter Don King. Screening of the 35mm print from Eye’s collection.

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Director

Jeffrey Levy-Hinte

Production year

2008

Country

US, CD

Original title

Soul Power

Length

92 min.

Language

ENG, FRA

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Black Light

Black Light highlights the representation of black identity in films, from 1920 to the present.

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Illustration Brian Elstak

Why in Eye

Eye has joined hands with partner organization Africadelic Festival, which delved into Eye’s archive to come up with a real gem.

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