This section introduces a selection of international films about music or musicians, films in which music plays a major role, and films that explore various aspects of life and culture through music.
In Bamboo Theatre, people perform Chinese opera in a temporary theater made of bamboo. Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story celebrates the life of a musician who engages with people through music formed in the midst of long isolation and gender identity crisis. Medium chronicles the life and work of the 93-year-old pianist Margarita FERNÁNDEZ.
In addition, 5 short films, including Marrakech Woman Houariyat—which conveys the basic energy of Africa—will be introduced. This section features 8 films in total.
Morocco | 2018 | 10min | Color | Documentary | G | World Premiere
Spain | 2019 | 18min | DCP | Color | Drama | G | International Premiere
France | 2019 | 30min | Color | Documentary | 12 | Asian Premiere
Canada | 2019 | 18min | Color | Drama | 12 | Asian Premiere
Singapore | 2019 | 15min | DCP | Color, B&W | Experiment, Others | 12 | Korean Premiere
Hong Kong | 2019 | 76min | DCP | Color | Documentary | G
United Kingdom | 2019 | 63min | DCP | Color | Documentary | 12 | Asian Premiere
Argentina | 2020 | 71min | DCP | Color, B&W | Documentary | G