ETHIOPIQUES - THE REVOLT OF SOUL

POLISH TITLE: ETHIOPIQUES - MUZYKA DUSZY

'Ethiopiques - Revolt of the Soul' tells the story of the beautiful and swingy seventies in Ethiopia.  Despite their dreams, our main characters will have to choose between survival under a murderous regime or exile. Their love for music will connect them on three different continents to continue the fight to preserve a unique musical treasure.

GENRE:
documentary
COUNTRY:
Poland
RUNNING TIME:
70'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Maciej Bochniak
SCRIPT:
Maciej Bochniak
DOP:
Grzegorz Hartfiel
PRODUCTION:
Pokromski Studio

Maciej Bochniak »

Maciek Bochniak (born 26.05.84, Cracow, Poland). Film director & writer.Graduated as scriptwriter of National Film School in Lodz, Poland. His newest fiction film Disco Polo reached audience over 860.000 in cinemas in Poland within 6 weeks. For this film Maciek received Janusz Morgenstern award for the most promising debut. Maciek created the acclaimed full-length documentary One Billion Happy People (produced by HBO), based on the Chinese adventures of the Polish “disco/folk” band Bayer Full. He made his debut with the short film I Love You So Much (2009) and the documentary Reception (2011) as part of the first documentary program at the Munk Studio. He is the co-author of the feature film The Room which apart from many awards and recognitions, received the award for Best Independent Film at the 37th Gdynia Film Festival, and was chosen by Dziennik Polski newspaper as one of the top 10 films.
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