The story of Papa Wemba

The story of Papa Wemba

The story of Papa Wemba is a movie starring Fally Ipupa, Youssou N'Dour, and Ella Shungu. Nicknamed the father of Congolese rumba, Papa Wemba, the heir to Elvis, Fela and Tabu Ley, became a legend despite himself. This vibrant...

Other Titles
L'histoire de Papa Wemba
Running Time
1 hours 30 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Elvis Adidiema
Writer
Elvis Adidiema
Actors
Youssou N'Dour, Fally Ipupa, Ella Shungu, Orphée Shungu
Country
France, Côte d'Ivoire, The Democratic Republic Of Congo
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «The story of Papa Wemba» (22)

Frances M. avatar
Frances M.

Nicknamed the father of Congolese rumba, Papa Wemba, the heir to Elvis, Fela and Tabu Ley, became a legend despite himself. This vibrant documentary traces the history of an iconic, trailblazing and intergenerational artist.

Alexander avatar
Alexander

I was not expecting to like it at all and was thoroughly surprised that I enjoyed it so much.

Justin Williams avatar
Justin Williams

This is a good movie I really enjoyed it worth my five stars

Madison avatar
Madison

This is quite simply the best movies ever made. I'm sure director Elvis Adidiema planned it that way.

Dennis avatar
Dennis

If you love movies with a touch of suspense, this film is the one to see.

Kelly Bradley avatar
Kelly Bradley

I enjoyed the movie, it was fun from start to finish. Quality was better than expected

Charles L. avatar
Charles L.

This is the best Documentary movie I have seen in decades. I was blown away of the plot and brilliant sound score. An amazing movie experience.

Linda B. avatar
Linda B.

All the actors made the characters breathe an essence which is integral to the script and the director captured it the best way possible. But Youssou N'Dour is definitely the soul of this movie.

Brandon Morgan avatar
Brandon Morgan

Don't let the shrill minority fool you, L'histoire de Papa Wemba is one of the greatest films ever set in a galaxy far, far away.

Ruth Taylor avatar
Ruth Taylor

Super cool Documentary, fun time at the flicks!

Nicole R. avatar
Nicole R.

"L'histoire de Papa Wemba" is a masterpiece, it's certainly one of my favorite movies cause it's so perfect in every way.

Carolyn Crawford avatar
Carolyn Crawford

I Love it! It is perfect and Just what I was looking for!