PART TWO THE POLITICS SPECIALS (70's)
POLITICS PART TWO
This week we have masterpieces of modern cinema first up is the powerful and extraordinary documentary by Alex Gibney FINDING FELA (MUSIC IS THE WEAPON) the story of the iconic artist FELA KUTI and his creation of a musical movement that later became known as Afrobeat, and how he used his music to express his political and revolutionary opposition against the Nigerian dictatorship of the 70's and 80's.
Followed by PUNISHMENT PARK, Peter Watkins's pseudo-documentary purporting to be the fly on the wall documentary coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of non-conformists, draft dodgers, and the disillusioned all of whom where classed as anti-establishment and a risk to US security they are forced to cross the desert in a game to capture the US flag.
PUNISHMENT PARK TRAILER 1971