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Title Benda bilili! [videorecording] : [look beyond appearances] / [produced by] National Geographic Entertainment, Screenrunner, La Belle Kinoise, Studio 37 ; a film by Renaud Barret & Florent de la Tulaye.

Imprint [United States] : National Geographic Entertainment : Distributed by Vivendi Entertainment, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    781.62 BEN    Available
Description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Event Originally broadcast in 2010.
Summary Follow an unlikely group of musicians in Kinshasa, capital of the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, from the streets to the world's stages. The band, Staff Benda Bilili, is a group of street musicians composed of four paraplegics and three able-bodied men. The core of the group is four singer/guitarists who use customized tricycles to get around. French film directors Florent de la Tullaye and Renaud Barret document the band's struggles to survive through music in the volatile city.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some drug material.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby 5.1.
Language French dialogue; English subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Staff Benda Bilili (Musical group)
Popular music -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Kinshasa.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Barret, Renaud.
La Tullaye, Florent de.
National Geographic Entertainment (Firm)
Vivendi Entertainment (Firm)
Screenrunner (Firm)
Belle Kinoise (Firm)
Studio 37.
Staff Benda Bilili (Musical group)
ISBN 9781426296932 : $19.97
1426296932 : $19.97
Standard No. 727994754039
Music No. FD75403 National Geographic

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