American Interior
Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll
The Case of the Three Sided Dream
A Family Affair
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown
Nas: Time is Illmatic
Paco de Lucía: A Journey
Paths Through the Labyrinth: The Composer Krzysztof Penderecki
Harlem NY, the South of Spain, Crete, Poland, Cambodia: This year’s competition for the Award for the Best Music Documentary shows how background and upbringing shaped rapper Nas, jazz musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk, contemporary composer Krzysztof Penderecki, flamenco star Paco de Lucía, Greek musical family Xylouris, Rock’n’Roll in the time before the Khmer Rouge, Super Furry Animals’ front man Gruff Rhys and Soul legend James Brown. During the competition from August 19th till 23rd a total of six German premieres can be seen.
 
The competition for the Best Music Documentary is endowed with 2.500 Euro. An international jury chooses the winning movie, which will receive its award during the award gala of SoundTrack_Cologne on Saturday, August 22nd at the Forum VHS at the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum. The Award for the Best Music Documentary is awarded for the third time. Past winner were "Kidd Life" by Andreas Johnsen (2013) and "Europe in 8 Bits" by Javier Polo (2014).
 
The movies of the SEE THE SOUND competition can be seen from August 20th till 23rd at the Turistarama Cinema (Mauritiussteinweg 102, 50676 Cologne). Admission costs 7,- Euros (5,- Euros reduced fare) and is included in a accreditation for SoundTrack_Cologne 12.

 

The films in Competiton are

American Interior
D: Dylan Goch, Gruff Rhys, UK 2014, 92’ / OV
Doc. about Super Furry Animals’ Gruff Rhys

Th. 20.08. 21:00h Turistarama
Fr. 21.08. 22:30h Open Air Hans-Böckler-Platz

 

The Case of the Three Sided Dream
R: Adam Kahan. USA 2014, 88’ / OV
Doc. about Rahsaan Roland Kirk/Jazz

Fr. 21.08. 21:00h Turistarama
Sa. 22.08. 21:00h Kölnischer Kunstverein

 

Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock And Roll
R: John Pirozzi, USA/F/ KPU 2014, 105’ / OV
Dok. über Rock’n’Roll

Sa. 22.08. 19:00h Turistarama

 

A Family Affair
R: Angeliki Aristomenopoulou, AU/GR 2014, 87’ / OmdU
Doc. about the Cretan musical family Xylouris

Su. 23.08. 19:00h Turistarama

 

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown
R: Alex Gibney, USA 2014, 98’ / OV
Doc. about James Brown

Th. 20.08. 19:00h Turistarama
Sa. 22.08. 19:00h Fritz Thyssen Stiftung

 

Nas: Time is Illmatic
R: One9, USA 2014, 73’ / OmdU
Doc. about Nas/Hip-Hop

Th. 20.08. 21:00h Fritz Thyssen Stiftung
Sa. 22.08. 21:00h Turistarama

 

Paco de Lucía: A Journey
R: Curro Sánchez, E 2015, 95’ / OmeU
Doc. about Paco de Lucía

Su. 23.08. 21:00h Turistarama

 

Paths Through The Labyrinth - The Composer Krzysztof Penderecki
R: Anna Schmidt, PL/DE 2013, 88’ / OmdU
Doc. about Krzysztof Penderecki

Fr. 21.08. 19:00h Turistarama


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