Mama Africa

A documentary about the recently deceased South African icon Miriam Makeba. Miriam traveled with her powerful music around the world to spread her political message against racism and poverty and for equality and peace.

Music of Africa is the homage to this extraordinary and impressive artist who incarnates the voice and the hope of Africa.

Year of Production:2011
Director:Mika Kaurismäki
Writer:Don Edkins, Mika Kaurismäki
Cast:Zenzi Monique Lee, Nelson Lumumba Lee, Hugh Masekela, Angélique Kidjo, Bill Salter, Leopoldo Fleming, Kathleen Cleaver, Lorraine Gordon, Dorothy Masuku, Abigail Kubeka
Production:STARHAUS Filmproduktion
Coproduction:Millennium Films, Marianna Films, ZDF/arte
World Sales:Fortissimo Films
Deutsch | English