Wednesday, June 21, 2006
"SUMATRAN FOLK CINEMA" Bay Area Premiere 7/14/06
SUMATRAN FOLK CINEMA - A film by Mark Gergis and Alan Bishop -will make its Bay Area debut at ATA (Artist Television Access) on Friday, July 14th, 2006 at 8PM- screening with Rob Millis' incredible new film shot in Northeastern Thailand, "Phi Ta Khon-Ghosts of Isan". It's a double feature not to be missed if you're in the Bay Area.
See the trailer here:
Sumatran Folk Cinema is a flowing psychedelic collage of images and sounds from the heart and soul of Sumatran culture. Witness classic Dangdut rock music, street and country scenes, Pop culture, raw TV excerpts, Minang Orchestras, night markets, folk music, and much more wrapped in a 60-minute kaleidoscope complete with an epic soundtrack. Filmed in and around Medan, Padang, Bukitinggi and beyond with some of the most amazing pre-tsunami footage ever captured from Aceh province. Shot by Mark Gergis and Alan Bishop on location in 2004 with a segment from Bandah Aceh filmed by David Martinez in 2003.