PORTLAND. OR. 11/15 Screening of "Sumatran Folk Cinema" and new SF Moroccan film
Sublime Frequencies and Exiled Records present:
At the CLINTON STREET THEATER
2522 SE Clinton St., Portland, OR 97202
Musical B'hood Shows at 7pm
Sumatran Folk Cinema Shows at 8:15 pm
General Admission $5 for one/ $7 for both
WED 11/15: SUMATRAN FOLK CINEMA + MOROCCO: MUSICAL BROTHERHOODS
"Sumatran Folk Cinema" A Film by Mark Gergis & Alan Bishop (60 minutes)
A 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.
MUSICAL BROTHERHOODS FROM THE TRANS-SAHARAN HIGHWAY
A Film by Hisham Mayet (57 Minutes)
An assortment of spectacular musical dramas presented live and unfiltered on the home turf of the world's most dynamic string/drum specialists performing and manifesting the ecstatic truth! Ancient mystical brotherhoods have been flourishing for centuries in and around the cities of Marrakesh and Essaouira in Morocco where the trade caravans have gathered from their long journeys across the Trans-Saharan Highway. This is some of the last great street music on Earth.