He worked together with producer amha eshete, who between 1969 and 1975 made. Production country and year poland germany, 2017 produced by pokromski studio. Powerful music, enchanting witnesses and the pleasures of nostalgia in image and sound ethiopiques revolt of the soul is the story of. The ethiopiques series has been celebrating vintage ethiopian music since 1997, spanning over 30 volumes on cd and several vinyl releases. Ethiopiques revolt of the soul 2015 documentary film teaser dir. Directed by maciek bochniak duration 71 polish with english subtitles. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from ethiopiques. Ethiopiques the revolt of the soul valletta film festival. Whats obvious is the influence of american soul and blues, the former quite apparent in the memphis groove of muluquen melleses wetetie mare, with its smoking bassline. His newest fiction film disco polo reached audience over 860. An avid follower of world music, falceto was given a copy at a party in his. Revolt of the soul teaser this film is a teaser produced to raise fund, to find associate producers and sponsors in order. Ethiopiques is the history of ethiopian music told from the perspective of francis falceto and ethiopian musicians.
The very best of ethiopiques has been described as doing for ethiopia what the buena vista social club did for cuba and this marvellous music. The 28 tracks on this wonderful double cd are drawn from a series of 23 ethiopiques albums put together by the inspirational french promoter and champion of ethiopian music francis falceto. Dec 04, 2016 after 25 years of silence, the legend girma beyene is back alongside one of the greatest ethio groups, akale wube, the announcement said. I have been saying to esat staffs that stop praising derg, in the begging they used to worship derg regime specially the younger crew of esat, but they have reduced a lot the last few years. Though the music is quite obviously very westernized, employing electric guitars, drum kits, saxophones, and even muted trumpet solos, the music retains native ethiopian elements, such as a propensity toward triple meter rhythms, strict adherence to a variety of pentatonic scales, and the use of the amharic language. Since 1997 the series has been bringing the treasures of the ethiopian music scene of the 60s and 70s to a wider audience, including some of the founding fathers like mulatu astatke, mahmoud ahmed and tilahun gessesse. Many of the ethiopiques cds compile various singles and albums that amha records, kaifa records, and philipsethiopia released during the 1960s and 1970s in ethiopia. Feature ethiopia, france, germany, usa via poland english, french.
A slim 70minute running time and plodding animations suggest that. With mahmoud ahmed, girma beyene, elvis costello, alemayehu eschete. Idfa 2017 trailer ethiopiques revolt of the soul youtube. New ethiopiques cd celebrates legend girma beyene at tadias.
Documentary animation james brown is shouting and screaming from the loudspeakers. People have gathered in front of the record store in ethiopias capital addis ababa, and they are completely transfixed. Oct 26, 2017 international premiere at idfa 2017 dance in the aisles to the infectious sound of the music that conquered the west through the ethiopiques series of cds. Ethiopiques revolt of the soul by maciek bochniak germany, poland 2017 70. Ethiopiques revolt of the soul trailer 2017 youtube.
The music emerged from a less repressive time when emperor haile selassie tolerated this infectious music, with its african sound influenced by western genres such as soul, funk, rock n roll and jazz. The eponymous documentary tells the story of the french music journalist francis falceto, who masterminded this famous series. Idfa 2017 programma magazine by idfa international. Director jan vromman country belgium year 2017 runtime 2u02 editor lawrence paul foley, guido. Both of the christgaurecommended tracks mulequen mellesse, wetetie mare and seyfu yohannes, tezeta are here. The eponymous documentary tells the story of the french music journalist francis falceto, who masterminded the ethiopiques series of cds. Under the direction of francis falceto director of the famous ethiopiques series buda musique girma and akale wube came together and recorded this album in order to immortalize this.
Graduated as scriptwriter of national film school in lodz, poland. Herein began the birth of recorded ethiopian music, imbued with the flavours of funk, soul and jazz. Ethiopiques is a series of compact discs featuring ethiopian and eritrean singers and musicians. Ethiopiques is a series of compact discs featuring ethiopian singers and musicians. This infectious music influenced by western genres such as soul, funk, rock n roll and jazz as tolerated in the. Art culture completed 2017 the story of forgotten ethiopian musicians who became an considerable inspiration for free jazz and pop music nowadays. Jun, 2018 the eponymous documentary tells the story of the french music journalist francis falceto, who masterminded the ethiopiques series of cds. This cd exemplifies the artistic ingenuity of the ethiopian people.
Commenter below, i totally agree with everything you wrote. This mp3 download lacks four tracks from the original cd, all by teshome meteku. Ethiopiques revolt of the soul teaser 2017 on vimeo. Documentaries that are carefully researched amd that rigorously explore the subject matter, that are audacious, open to the diversity of the world and that have their place on the international scene. Oct 20, 2017 published on oct 20, 2017 powerful music, enchanting witnesses and the pleasures of nostalgia in image and sound ethiopiques revolt of the soul is the story of world music aficionado.
The story of the phenomenon of this unique music style which had a considerable influence on late 20th century free jazz and pop music local. Many of the cds compile songs from various singles and albums that amha records, kaifa records and philipsethiopia released during the 1960s and 1970s in ethiopia. This infectious music influenced by western genres such as soul, funk, rock n roll and jazz as tolerated in the late 20th century while emperor haile selassie was in power in ethiopia but everything changed with the military coup of 1974 when the. Published on oct 20, 2017 powerful music, enchanting witnesses and the pleasures of nostalgia in image and sound ethiopiques revolt of the soul is the story of world music aficionado. Heavenly ethiopiques by various artists, released 19 september 2016 1. Offering well deserved exposure for brilliant musicians, many of whom live in poverty in exile today, and featuring old and new footage against the backdrop of the political and social upheaval during the end of haile selassies reign, and the derg junta that took over, ethiopiques revolt of the soul is a feast for the ethio jazz lover. Documentaries that question the world and propose new ways of looking at it. Pertinent and impertinent documentaries on topical questions and timeless subjects. The story of forgotten ethiopian musicians who became a considerable inspiration for free jazz and pop music nowadays. While technically illegal at the time, the music was celebrated by the people and tolerated by.310 655 715 1382 795 640 482 696 323 465 1094 135 1604 247 1604 689 279 70 349 250 872 903 843 358 828 247 448 404 1362 420 697 967 1031 888 851 147 525 437 1302 1342 820 1178 1129 747 443 402 928 885 632 876