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JUPITER'S DANCE (NTSC)


Jupiter’s Dance
An amazing musical journey in the Ghettos of Kinshasa

A Documentary Film by Renaud Barret and Florent de la Tullaye

Okwess International

 

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0
Region code: 0
Menu Languages: English
Subtitle Languages: English, French
Running time: 104 minutes
No. of DVDs: 1 (+ bonus CD)

  • The ghettos of Kinshasa —the devastated capital of a country politically and economically adrift (The Democratic Republic of the Congo) — are filled with many gifted, yet impoverished musicians. Their outstanding talent, humour and vital energy are their only means of survival.

  • Amongst them, Jupiter Bokondji, the charismatic leader of the band “Okwess International”, acts as our narrator and guide.  This local Don Quixote introduces us to the Kinshasa music scene —teenage rappers, handicapped bluesmen, street children, griots and guitar craftsmen— and describes his 20-year struggle to move his songs out of the ghetto.

  • This DVD comes with a bonus CD of twelve songs by Okwess International as seen in the documentary.

 

 







Ensemble(s):
Okwess International

Artist(s):
Bokondji, Jupiter

Label: Ideale Audience

Genre: Pop/Rock Documentary

Catalogue No: DVD9DM25

Barcode: 899132000251

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Physical Release: 03/2007

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