Closing ceremony and announcement of the Audience Award will take place after the screening of the film Ruben Blades is Not My Name, followed by a salsa workshop and party at the foyer of Het Ketelhuis!
Director Christian Lo
Norway, Sweden / 94 min. / 2018 / Dutch / NO subtitles
Axel and Grim have been best friends for years and together they have one big dream: write musical history with their rock band Los Bando Immortale. Grim is the drummer and Axel sings and plays the guitar. On the day they receive an invitation to participate in the most important talent competition for rock music in Norway this dream suddenly seems to become a reality! Part of the IN EDIT KIDS program.
The Netherlands / 60 min. / 2018 / Several languages / English subtitles
We have selected four short films from all the submissions we have received under the Dutch Music Documentary Short category. We are happy to have a space in the festival for shorts and new makers, come and check them out! After the screening there will be a QnA with the filmmakers.
Director Steve Loveridge
UK, USA / 96 min. / 2018 / English / English subtitles
Two decades of home videos reveal the life of M.I.A., first as a refugee in London fleeing the war in Sri Lanka and then as a star in a business that does not tolerate political positions. This screening is free for the members of SUBBACULTCHA. After the screening there will be a live performance by Fata Boom. In collaboration with Melkweg Film.
Director Sebastiano d’Ayala Valva
France, Italy / 81 min. / 2018 / French and Italian / English subtitles
When Sebastiano d’Ayala Valva was 10 years old, his father played him music by his cousin, the composer Giacinto Scelsi. He found it frightening. Now he attempts to penetrate the world of a composer who remained obscure for many years and whose ideas about music and sound were unorthodox. This screening is free for members of SUBBACULTCHA. Before the screening there will be an introduction by Jaïr Tchong. In collaboration with IDFA.
Director Ramón Gieling
The Netherlands / 91 min. / 2018 / Dutch / English subtitles
Twenty homeless people, one opera. The opera ‘The Disciples – a street opera’ – inspired by Luis Buñuel’s ‘Los Olvidados’ – written by Ramon Gieling and composed by Boudewijn Tarenskeen, has the members of the Amsterdam roof – and homeless choir ‘De Straatklinkers’ play a violent, criminal version of themselves. ‘De Straatklinkers’ will perform live for the audience after the screening. There will also be a QnA session.
Director Abner Benaim
Argentina, Colombia, Panama / 85 min. / 2018 / English, Spanish / English subtitles
The testament of the great poet of salsa. A self-tribute in which the Panamanian artist bids farewell to “Pedro Navaja” and talks about his beginnings in Fania, about politics, about his relationship with women and about his vocation as a social chronicler. After the screening, Extremos Salsa Dance School will give a workshop for all those daring to start. Once we have warmed up, DJ Ryad at the tables will make us dance like there is no tomorrow with the best selection of Salsa and Bachata!
Director Javier García Lerín
Spain / 85 min. / 2018 / Catalan and Spanish / English subtitles
Intimate and emotional profile of the Mallorcan singer Miquel Serra, his songs, his philosophy on life and the close relationship with his brother Joan through music, in life and beyond. After the screening there will be a performance by Moon Moon Moon.
Director Bob van der Gronde
The Netherlands / 28 min. / 2017 / English, Dutch / NO subtitles
As a young rapper, Dennis ‘Mr. Probz’ Stehr was caught between making music and living on the streets, but tragedy set his life on a new path. From rapping on the corner to singing ballads, Mr. Probz found strength and courage in adversity. He will attend the screening of the film, which was produced by Red Bull Media House in collaboration with Eyeforce, and explain his passed and present, his metamorphosis process with the Bob van der Gronde, director of the film. Mr. Probz will also explain us about his future and his new projects. After the talk there will be a live performance by YVES.