The African Film Festival kicks of Spring on 17th October with the launch of a new monthly film and music night. The monthly session launches with a West Africa edition – screening one of the most definitive music documentaries, the cult classic Music is the Weapon, a musical and political exploration of West Africa’s greatest musician, the founder of Afrobeat himself Fela Kuti.
This screening is an introduction to Fela’s dogmatic ideas, political movement and immense contribution to African music. The night will also see an eclectic rotation of short films and music videos from various West African nations.
Come and be apart of this eclectic night of West African music, film and activism showcasing the artistic contributions of African artists.
$10 on the door
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/africanfilmfest
African Film Festival Website: http://www.africanfilmfestival.com.au