Bakosó: AfroBeats of CubaThe Joy of Afrobeats

UK Cinema Release Date:

Thursday 11th July 2019

Bakosó: AfroBeats of Cuba poster
Age rating / classification to be confirmed
47 minutes approx.


Following DJ Jigüe to his hometown of Santiago de Cuba as he reconnects with his roots in search of inspiration for new sounds. He finds Afrobeats has helped create a new genre called Bakosó, which itself is beautiful proof that the exchange between Cuba and Africa did not end with the Transatlantic slave trade. Through stunning visuals and a score created by the founders of the genre, the film shows the technology, culture and landscape that shape this African-Caribbean fusion.

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