Vinyl Generation (Czech Republic), The Punk Syndrome (Finland), Sonica Sequence (Sweden)
Introduced by Director Keith Jones
May 6, 2018, House of Sweden
2900 K St NW, Washington, DC 20007
12 pm - 4 pm (PLEASE NOTE THE DIFFERENT TIME SLOTS)
Vinyl Generation by Keith Jones, 73 min
In 1980s Communist Czechoslovakia an emerging generation took inspiration from alternative culture to create their own worldview, politics and eventually, a revolution. 25 years later, this unique generational perspective is explored for the first time in this documentary.
The Punk Syndrome, by Jukka Kärkkäinen and J-P Passia, 85 min
A documentary about Finland's most kick-ass punk rock band, Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät; the band members, Pertti, Kari, Toni and Sami, all musicians with intellectual disabilities, play their music with a lot of attitude and pride.
Sonica Sequence by Sebastian Pena, Manne Kjellander and Ake Linton, 55 min
A film about connecting within the unifying language of music with Swedish musician Lisa Nordström travelling with her electronic instruments to Cuba, Japan, Cyprus, and Indonesia encountering musicians she has never met before.