Marrabenta Stories

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Young Mozambican musicians who play Jazz, Funky and Hip Hop join a group of elders who play Marrabenta, a musical style typical of Mozambique in the 1950's and 60's. This unexpected combination of different types of music works extraordinarily well, as we will see during their South African tour. This trip evokes the origins of each of the musicians. They survive playing and singing their sorrows and happy memories. A Mozambican "Buena Vista Social Club".

Festivals & awards

DocLisboa - Portugal;
Tarifa - Spain;
Dockanema - Mozambique;
Durban International Film Festival - South Africa;
Africa in the Picture - Holland;
Afrika Filmfestival - Belgium

Credits

Original TitleMarrabenta Stories
TitleMarrabenta Stories
Directed byKaren Boswall
CountryMozambique
Year2004
ScreenplayKaren Boswall
Film Editing
Soundtrack
Cinematography
Sound
Costumes
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ProductionCatembe ProduƧƵes, ƍris ImaginaƧƵes
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Runtime52 min.
LanguagePortugiesisch, lokale Dialekte
CastDokumentarfilm, documentary, documentaire

Credits

Original TitleMarrabenta Stories
TitleMarrabenta Stories
Directed byKaren Boswall
CountryMozambique
Year2004
ScreenplayKaren Boswall
Film Editing
Soundtrack
Cinematography
Sound
Costumes
Production Design
ProductionCatembe ProduƧƵes, ƍris ImaginaƧƵes
Formats
Runtime52 min.
LanguagePortugiesisch, lokale Dialekte
CastDokumentarfilm, documentary, documentaire

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