Fonko

Fonko
Lars Lovén, Daniel Jadama, Göran Hugo Olsson
Sweden, Germany | 2016 | 88 min.


Category: Art for Change

Language: English, French, Portuguese

Subtitles: Czech, English

Perhaps the greatest musical revolution today is taking place far away from the news cameras – on the African continent. The film is a wild ride through the hottest musical trends that are getting people moving from Dakar to Cape Town.

"Music is the weapon of the future." Africa is no longer the Third World, as it continues to be portrayed by the European mainstream media. The last few years have seen turbulent social and political changes in countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Angola, Senegal, Burkina Faso and South Africa, which naturally are reflected in the art created by the local populations. Music is a means for them to strengthen their identity, a catalyst for historical and personal traumas, and offers space for voices that are not otherwise heard.

Göran Hugo Olsson

Filmography
2017 - That Summer
2016 - Fonko
2014 - Concerning Violence
2011 - The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975


Lars Lovén

Filmography
2016 - Fonko

Daniel Jadama

Filmography
2016 - Fonko

Sales

Lars Lovén
Fonko
e-mail: lars@larsloven.se

Projection

06. 03. 20:45 Svetozor - Small Hall Discussion Tickets
07. 03. 18:00 Bio OKO Czech premiere Discussion Tickets
13. 03. 22:00 Atlas - Small Hall Tickets

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