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The great music revolutions of our times have come from Africa, and the next one is brewing there right now. Soon, our local music industries will be swamped with it. Afrobeats, Azonto, Kuduro and South African House are club music styles based on traditional rhythms, becoming a means of expressing the identity for an entire generation. From the award winning makers of 'Concerning Violence' and 'The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975', narrated by Neneh Cherry and Fela Kuti. Well known musical icons will take the viewer on a ride into the depth of a continent in deep social, cultural and economical change. This is rock'n'roll happening to Africa - and spreading to the rest of the whole world. Get the rhythm and the rhymes of modern African urban music and rediscover it in international music trends.

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Direction: Göran Olsson, Lamin Daniel Jadama, Lars Lovén

Original Title: Fonko

Original Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Wolof

Subtitles: English

Film Production Country: Sweden

 

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