Singer. Leader. Muslim. Rebel. Zanzibarian singer Bi Kidude is a living
legend. Now well into her 90s, she is the oldest performer on the world stage today. An intimate portrait of living legend Bi Kidude who wins friends wherever she travels but at home in Zanzibar she continually courts controversy, her behaviour challenging perceptions of the role of women in Muslim society.
This fascinating, funny and beautifully assembled documentary reveals the dramatic contrasts in the life of this iconic musician and feature a classic soundtrack comprising one hundred years of Swahili music.
Andy Jones. UK/Tanzania. 2007.
66 mins. Swahili with English Subtitles.