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Ethiopiques - Revolt of the Soul

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World Music Film Today

  • Poland, Germany
  • 2017
  • 70min
  • DCP
  • Color, B&W
  • Documentary, Animation
  • World Music
  • Asian Premiere

SYNOPSIS

A film about the rise, fall, and redemption of a group of spectacular Ethiopian Jazz musicians who in the swinging 60’s ignited an explosive cultural revolution in Addis Ababa. Their music was sublime but this golden era was brought to an end by the military regime that took over the country and forced the musicians into exile and jail. Now, after many years, they are back on a world stage, making up for lost time and still swinging. This film follows the inspirational figures whose amazing life stories illustrate music’s power of redemption. 

DIRECTOR

Maciek Bochniak

Maciek Bochniak was born in Cracow, 1984. Maciek is a screenwriter, director, photographer, drummer, and producer. He debuted with a short film < I Love You So Much >(2009), and documentary < Reception >(2011). In addition, the creator of several TV documentaries, music videos, concerts, commercials and the scripts of feature and short films.

  • ProducerMikołaj Pokromski
  • ScreenwriterMaciej Krakówka MPSE
  • CinematographerGrzegorz Hartfiel
  • EditorZiemowit Jaworski

Screening

TimeTheaterCodeRateSubQ&ALive Concert
2018-08-11  12:30Megabox Jecheon 203612E QA-
2018-08-12  13:00Megabox Jecheon 106812E --
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