Quand la musique devient politique

Box setsDocumentaryMusic

Ce coffret collector rassemble 2 documentaires riches en revendications sociales et politiques mais aussi en sonorités qui ont marqué leur époque. Entre le mouvement psychédélique brésilien Tropicalia porté par Caetano Veloso et Gilberto Gil et le génial activiste afrobeat Nigérian Fela, le lien est évident.    My Friend Fela De Fela Kuti, on croit tout savoir : musicien génial, créateur de l’afrobeat, opposant inflexible. À travers les récits de son ami et biographe Carlos Moore, ce documentaire jette un regard neuf sur cette icône. Une personnalité complexe, loin d’être uniquement “une idole excentrique ...

Mama Africa

2011 DocumentaryMusic

The life and career of Miriam Makeba, South African singer and crusader against apartheid. A fitting tribute to a rare talent who dedicated her life to the liberation of oppressed people all over the world. With interviews and archive footage of Harry Belafonte, Nelson Mandela, Angelique Kidko, etc…

The Men’s Room

2018 DocumentaryMusic

25 Norwegian men in a men’s choir are rehearsing for their biggest gig ever: Warming up for Black Sabbath. But at the same time their conductor is dying from cancer. 
=> Original version with English subtitles. 

The Black Power Mixtape

2011 DocumentaryMusic

Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker 30 years later. 
Original English version, French and Italian subtitles available. 


2013 Box setsDocumentaryMusic

After decades of sold out shows and international recognition, musician Gilberto Gil embarks on a new kind of world tour through the southern hemisphere. From Bahia, he travels to the land of the Aborigines of Australia and the townships of South Africa, ending in the Brazilian Amazon region. With the same passion, Gil continues the work he began as Brazil’s first black Minister of Culture promoting the power of cultural diversity in a globalized world and sharing his vision for our future a diverse, interconnected planet filled with hope, exchange and of course music!  => Original version with subtitles in English and French.&n...

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