Outdoor Cinema: Soul Power

Outdoor Cinema: Soul Power

Screening @Cavia, 29 July 2017, 20.00.  Entrance: donation. Kinshasa, Zaïre, summer 1974. During three unequalled nights, several African-American artists, James Brown, Bill Withers, the Crusaders and more, played for an ecstatic Congolese crowd of 80.000. They shared the stage with their African counterparts; with Miriam Makeba, Manu Dibango and OK Jazz, performing side by side with the Americans. This was Zaïre ’74; the first large music festival in Africa, to coincide with the famous Rumble…

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