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July 11, 2009

Zaire 74: Legendary gig turned into film - BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Arts & Culture |



The legendary Rumble In The Jungle boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman took place in Kinshasa 35 years ago, and was immortalised in an equally famous documentary, as well as the Oscar-winning feature film When We Were Kings.

Although less widely known, a number of musical stars from Africa and America joined forces to stage an equally legendary concert before that match. Now that concert too has been made into a film, Soul Power.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.
BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Arts & Culture | Legendary gig turned into film