Storyville

Storyville: The Queen of Africa - The Miriam Makeba Story

Storyville: The Queen of Africa - The Miriam Makeba Story

About this programme

Documentary using archive performance footage and interviews to explore the life of Miriam Makeba, the Johannesburg-born singer and civil rights activist who was forced into exile in 1960 for opposing the apartheid regime. Miriam became one of the first South African musicians to make a name for herself on the international scene, and she used her music to deliver messages against racism and poverty.

Cast and crew

Crew

Director
Mika Kaurismaki
Series Editor
Nick Fraser
Categories
Documentary