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Title Soul power [videorecording] / Sony Pictures Classics ; DASFilms Ltd. presents ; an Antidote Films production of ; a film by Jeffrey Levy-Hinte ; produced by David Sonenberg, Leon Gast ; produced and directed by Jeffrey Levy-Hinte.

Imprint [United States] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]


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 GDL Brand Library DVD    MA COLL SP S67DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English dialogue, with optional French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Performer Featuring performances by: The Spinners, O.K. Jazz featuring Franco, Bill Withers, Miriam Makeba, B.B. King, Pembe Dance Troupe, The Crusaders, Fania All Stars featuring Celia Cruz, Big Black, Arisa featuring Tabu Ley, James Brown, The Mighty J.B.'s.
Credits Edited by David Smith ; cinematographers, Paul Goldsmith ... [et al.].
Note Originally produced in 2008.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some thematic elements and brief strong language.
Summary In 1974 the most celebrated American R&B acts of the time came together with the most renowned musical groups in Southern Africa for a 12-hour, three-night concert held in Kinshasa, Zaire. The music festival became a reality when Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine convinced boxing promoter Don King to combine the event with the 'Rumble in the Jungle, ' the epic fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.
Note Special features: Commentary with director Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and music/festival producer Stewart Levine; Deleted scenes (43 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.); Previews.
Subject Zaire '74 (1974 : Kinshasa, Congo).
Music festivals -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Kinshasa.
Soul music.
Popular music -- United States -- 1971-1980.
Popular music -- Africa -- 1971-1980.
Kinshasa (Congo) -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Concert films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Levy-Hinte, Jeff. Director.
Sonenberg, David. Producer.
Gast, Leon. Producer.
Luombo, Franco. Performer. Interviewee.
Withers, Bill, 1938- Performer. Interviewee.
Makeba, Miriam. Performer. Interviewee.
King, B. B. Performer. Interviewee.
Cruz, Celia. Performer. Interviewee.
Big Black, 1934- Performer. Interviewee.
Tabu Ley Rochereau, -2013. Performer. Interviewee.
Brown, James, 1933-2006. Performer. Interviewee.
Ali, Muhammad, 1942- Interviewee.
Foreman, George, 1949- Interviewee.
Smith, David A. 1974- Film editor.
Goldsmith, Paul. Cinematographer.
Spinners (Musical group : U.S.). Performer. Interviewee.
OK Jazz (Musical group). Performer. Interviewee.
Pembe Dance Troupe. Performer. Interviewee.
Crusaders (Musical group). Performer. Interviewee.
Fania All Stars. Performer. Interviewee.
Orchestre Afrisa international. Performer. Interviewee.
Mighty J.B.'s (Musical group). Performer. Interviewee.
Zaire '74 (1974 : Kinshasa, Congo).
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm).
DASFilms (Firm).
Antidote Films (Firm).
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm).
ISBN 9781435974661 : DVD 14.99
1435974662 : DVD 14.99
Standard No. 043396315167
Music No. 31516 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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