Black and white, French TV film of the Arkestra in 1972, performing Somebody Else’s Idea, Watusi, Discipline, and Synth.
A couple of hours of performances, mostly without an audience besides the cameras, playing together and solo, and a half-hour interview with Byron Coley. Intimate and stunning, a lovely thing.
A documentary and master-class, an hour apiece, and a recent thirty-minute performance in Delhi, his septet with violins, singers and dancers.
‘A sensual, haunting and reflective road movie that captures the magic of music.’ Grafelfing to Athens, Udine to Carthage, Tallinn to Pernes-les-Fontaines, Copenhagen to Salta in Argentina.
Unflinching yet freewheeling and wildly poetic, Olivia Wyatt’s visually stunning film of thirteen Ethiopian tribes, complemented by a 136-page book of Polaroids and a CD of field recordings.
Raw, rugged reggae in the tradition of Wackies and Half Moon — done very proud by the presentation here, including home-movies from the day, with footage of Willie Williams, Jackie Mittoo and the gang.
A journey through the ancient Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu — Hindu trance ceremonies, street music, nagaswaram improv, urban din, processions, devotions, decay, fireworks…