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.
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.