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'Benda Bilili!' Congolese Band Achieves Success

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'Benda Bilili!' Congolese Band Achieves Success

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'Benda Bilili!' Congolese Band Achieves Success

'Benda Bilili!' Congolese Band Achieves Success

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Benda Bilili! is a music documentary that will have you shaking your head in astonishment as well as moving your feet to some unstoppable rhythms. This film is set in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It features the high energy, propulsive music of Staff Benda Bilili, a band that is as unusual as it is overpowering.

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