Lisbon Beat – screening at Festival Magia
Lisbon-born, London-based DJ Rita Maia invites award winning cinematographer Vasco Viana to join her first feature length documentary. A journey around Lisbon’s suburbs through the lives of a handful of musicians establishing their place to exist in a city of complex identity struggles.
Different generations and backgrounds meet, Angola to Sao Tome, Cabo Verde and Guine Bissau represented by old musicians and young producers.
Among many other notable figures and music innovators, the film features DJ Nigga Fox, previously represented by Lisbon’s Principe’s label, and recently signed by Warp Records. Music by Bitori and Chando Graciosa, Telio, Vado, Tulipa Negra, Os Turbantu, The Groove, Meno Pecha and many other artists. Screening for free at Festival Magia on Saturday August 24th! Go to www.festivalmagia.nl for more info.