Love and revolution with Miriam Makeba
Based on a performance Love and revolution with Miriam Makeba.
The powerful and enduring relationship between the exiled daughter of South Africa, Miriam ‘Zenzi’ Makeba and the militant Black Panther leader Kwame Toure (Stokely Carmichael). Set in the 60’s, amidst the volatile political climate, both in South Africa and America, together, these lovers fight the good fight for their love for each other and for their people.
Script: Mukoma wa Ngugi, Amkelwa Mbekeni, Wanjiku wa Ngugi
Director: Anna Rosendahl
Cast: Emilia Neuvonen, Jesse Markin, Pauliina Palo, Ulla Varis and Imose Iduozee
Sound design: Totte Rautiainen
Video design: Saara Kanerva Tamminen
Vocal coaching: Ulla Varis
Light design: Valtteri Mastola
Costume design: Liz Ndegwa
Properties: Sofia Palillo and Anna Rosendahl
Production: Helsinki African Film Festival (HAFF)
Duration: about 60 mins
Filming, editing, music and sound design: Totte Rautiainen
Filming in the performances: Juha Haapala and Uwa Iduozee