Although its name has changed several times in the last years, here is one of our most popular sections, well established after many BAFICI editions and which has not lost any of its young and rebellious spirit. A selection inspired by the friction between the demands of cinema and musical license: coming-of-age journeys (to India, across the United Kingdom, through the desert), ad hoc biopics, and rock nostalgia of previous decades in a variety of formats.
The film features interviews collected throughout 15 years with Latin American musicians and rock stars (Andrés Calamaro, Pappo, Pity Álvarez, and Charly García, among others) who talk about their experiences in a meeting between artists and audiences.
During the Eighties, Lucile Chaufour shot in Super 8 a group of Hungarian punks who rebelled against the Communist regime. Twenty years later, she returns and asks those same musicians about their views on life and music in their country before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The story of Suárez, a pioneering group from 90s’ local indie rock scene, during their first years and told from the point of view of the band itself. VHS is the perfect excuse to capture different moments from the band, during shows, rehearsals and warm, intimate moments.
In 1993, four young people from Adrogué and Temperley, in the Buenos Aires province, formed the band Perdedores Pop. Half rockers and half journalists, two brothers and leaders weave an incendiary story acknowledging the failure since the beggining. They go through different times, and their...
Tom Hiddleston gets into the shoes of country legend Hank Williams, the musician who wrote one of the most eternal songs of the genre before his premature death at the age of 29. The film goes from his humble origins to his rise to stardom.
The film follows Bill Drummond, an anarchic punk spirit, in his search of new voices for his choir, formed by a group of amateurs who don’t rehearse or know how to read music. It’s a journey to the ground zero of music that innocently allows us to re-invent it.
In the spring of 2015, Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) and a dozen musicians from India were invited by the Jodhpur Maharaja to the Mehrangarh fort. Paul Thomas Anderon filmed those sessions, which also were captured on record.
Shiego gets amnesia after being struck. When he meets Kaumi, he discovers his talent for singing and becomes the lead singer in the band she manages. A romantic comedy about love, redemption, music, and second chances.
Spike Lee gathers a great amount of archive footage to create this detailed chronicle of an unexplored chapter in the king of pop’s music career: the release of his fifth album in 1979 and his relationship with Quincy Jones.
Bandoneon-player Tomi Lebrero sets on a journey with two mares and a colt he will tame on the way. A singer and strong supporter of Peron and a guitarist from Santiago del Estero are some of the hilarious characters with whom the musician will share advices and songs during this horse movie.
Two days before Adicta announced its disbanding, the filmmaker crystalized, without knowing it, what would be the band’s last interview.
In 1990, seven dancers joined Madonna in her highly controversial Blond Ambition World Tour. Now, 25 years later, they reveal the truth about life during and after that tour.
Jack White gathers a team of music heavyweights in a Los Angeles studio to replicate the atmosphere of the recordings of the ‘20s, using equipment from that era. A chance to remake the music that changed the world.
After having gone through lots of changes, breakups and fights, pioneering punk rock band The Damned has become one of the longest-running groups in their genre, and an unavoidable influence to those who came after them.
This is the first film that used photographer W. Eugene Smith’s archives of photos and audiotapes, which document jam sessions by Thelonious Monk, Zoot Sims and other great jazz musicians, as they rehearsed in a loft in the late ‘50s and ‘60s.