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Ethiopiques- Revolt of the Soul - 52'

Event Dates:
  • Sat, 12/15/2018 - 19:30
Event Type:
  • Movie
Event City:
  • İstanbul
Venue
Caddebostan Kültür Merkezi

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. Our film follows the inspirational figures whose amazing life stories illustrate music’s power of redemption in the face of war and heartbreak.

 

Maciej Bochniak

Born in Krakow, 1984. Graduated from the Lodz Film School and School of Music in Krakow, Maciej Bochniak is a director, photographer, drummer and producer. Impression2Films co- founder, in support of young and independent cinema’s. He debuted with a short film “I Love You So Much” (2009), and

documentary “Reception” (2011) produced under the “First Film” program in Munk’s Studio. Co-author of the feature film “The Room”, author of a feature documentary “One Billion Happy People”. In addition, the creator of several TV documentaries, music videos, concerts, commercials and feature short and feature-length scripts.