Dick Verdult. It is True but Not Here

Director Luuk Bouwman
Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Argentina, Peru, Colombia / 70 min. / 2017 / Dutch, Spanish / English subtitles

This is a very special session co-hosted with Subbacultcha on our first day and after the film we will have Dick El Demasiado himself to make our bodies shake with his experimental cumbia!

 

The career of Eindhoven-based artist and musician Dick Verdult spans decades. He is seen as ‘the last Dada-ist’. But what we experience as elusiveness turns out to be quite controlled and funded on experiences from his childhood as a ‘Philips child’ in Latin America. We see how, at the age of 60, he has become a cult musician in South America, Russia and Japan and is increasingly recognised internationally as a visual artist. This documentary explores Verdult’s multidisciplinary, international art practice. We see Verdult at work in his studios in Bergeijk (The Netherlands) and Calanda (Spain) and on tour in Peru, Colombia and Argentina. The film is filled with humor, but there are serious issues at stake in these increasingly xenophobic times.

Laura Kemp (29) is a music and documentary loving journalist. Whether she writes, interviews or helps brands find their voice, she is always driven by a curiosity for people’s personal stories and how they are shaped by the world we live in. Laura has got her BA in Anthropology and her MA in Journalism.

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SIDE PROGRAM:
IN COLLABORATION WITH:
Dick Verdult. It is True But Not Here
May 18th, 21.30H
Cinema 2
11.00€
Dick El Demasiado and his experimental cumbia!

If you are a Subbacultcha member you have free access to this film

1€ Service Costs

MOVIE SHEET
Section
National
Film website
Festivals
DocFeed, BAFICI, Margaret Mead
Featuring
Dick El Demasiado
Screenwriter
Luuk Bouwman
Editors
Barbara Hin
Producers
Ton van Zantvoort, Marc Thelosen