3rd Music Documentary Film Festival at DKSG Belgrade

The 3rd festival of music documentary film called Doc’n’rhythm (Dok’n’Ritam) will be held from 6th to 10th June at DSKG (Dom Kulture Studentskog Grada) in Novi Beograd.

The only festival of music documentary film in Serbia, which this year takes place under the slogan “Eclectic is Our Style”, will showcase very interesting documentaries, both in competition selection and in the regular programme. The audience will have the opportunity to see over ten films this year, which will have their Serbian, regional world premiere at the festival.

Stylistic diversity in documentaries is again one of the main characteristics of the festival. From the story about punk, Belgrade’s rockabilly scene, pop stars, big hits and their creators, all the way to films that depict the veterans of the music scene in a totally different light, including Kornelije Kovac and Peca Popovic, and underground music.

The 3rd  Doc’n’Rhythm will also showcase the film “You Can” / “Ti Mozes” made by the founder and singer of the iconic band Pankrti,  Petar Lovsin, as well as the film “Pop, Come Back” / “Pope, Vrati se” about Momcilo Popadic, a famous journalist, author of a large number of ex-Yu pop and rock hits, such as “Da mi je biti morski pas”, “Oprosti mi, pape”, “Skitnica”, “Kosulja Plava” etc.

The film Charlatan Magnifique, which shows the intimate world of the great music star in this part of the world, Robert Pesut Magnifico will have its premiere at the festival. Another great film will premiere here too called “Winners are Boring” / “Pobednici su Dosadni” which depicts the life of Zikica Simic, who for years at the same time, was the bard rock culture and prison psychologist, as well as the author of the legendary “Tajanstveni Voz” / “Mystery Train” and “Dole na Uglu” / “Down, Around the Corner”.

Another film that will have its premiere at the festival is the one about the ex-singer of Bijelo Dugme, Mladen Vojicic Tifa who, besides being a fantastic singer, is famous for having one the most controversial personalities of the music scene in this part of the world. From Spain comes a story about Jairo Zavala, a member of the indie rock band Calexico, and his journey from Dakar to Casamance. The film is called “Casamance la banda sonora de un viaje”.

In the Work in Progress section, the audiences will be able to see the films about Laza Ristovski the Diskos record label, and the Rock Camp for Girls project.

The musical part of the programme will feature musicians of the younger generation, who already have their own army of followers like the band Moussaka and Sana Garic / San Chi with her band. This year’s festival will also see the performance of an Indian artist, Pandit Sugato Bhaduri, one of the most sought-after mandolinists in India.

Other films that are highly recommended at the festival are the ones about Maria Callas, Grace Jones and Whitney Houston.  

The admission to all festival events is free.

(Blic, 05.06.2018)



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