The music festival “Zaire ’74” assembled America’s biggest R&B talents with top African acts, held in conjunction with the boxing match between Ali and Foreman — “Rumble in the Jungle”. SOUL POWER documents this landmark cultural crossover.
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Mel Stuart's superb Wattstax shows a mix of what went into setting the stage for a historic musical event and a glimpse of urban black life in the L.A. of the time. Levy-Hinte's Soul Power similarly strives to reveal a bit of Kinshasha and outtakes of the entertainers and musicians, but the ratio of minutia to music is off-putting - a crime when you understand what a once-in-a-lifetime musical event Zaire/'74 was.