The Rumba Kings – Movie premier – London 3, November 2021

The Rumba Kings celebrates the epic quest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an African nation that fought colonial oppression, found freedom, and forged a new identity through music. In the 1950s, when the Democratic Republic of the Congo was a Belgian colony, a generation of Congolese musicians fused traditional African rhythms with Afro-Cuban music to create the electrifying beat of Congolese rumba. A beat that would carry Congo through its independence and conquer the entire African continent with its infectious groove, captivating guitar licks, and smooth vocals.

https://therumbakings.com/

The Rumba Kings premier is on 03 November 2021 at 18:15
LONDON – BARBICAN CINEMA 2

November 10, 2021 – Cardiff, Wales – Doc’n Roll Festival (Welsh Premiere)

Tickets and info available from  – https://www.docnrollfestival.com/films/the-rumba-kings/

November 13, 2021 – Brighton, UK – Cinecity Brighton Film Festival 

Tickets and info available from – https://www.cine-city.co.uk/event/the-rumba-kings/

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