screening | félicité

The New African Shrine hosts a screening of Félicité; a feature film by Franco-Senegalese director and filmmaker extraordinaire Alain Gomis. 

date Sun | Jun 11, 2017

date The New African Shrine

To round off a week-long Nigeria tour, Franco-Senegalese director and film-maker Alain Gomis shows his new body of work, Félicité, at the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos. The screening will be followed by a performance by Afrobeat and sax maestro Femi Kuti.

A film by Alain Gomis with Véro Tshanda Béya, Papi Mpaka, Gaetan Claudia and the Kasai Allstars. 


Félicité, a strong and proud woman, sings in bars in Kinshasa. She drifts away from reality when her 14-year old son gets into an accident. In electric Kinshasa, she wanders in a world of music & dreams…until love unexpectedly brings her back to life.