LISBON BEAT (Batida de Lisboa)

15 March, 2020

This film screening is part of the 7th edition of IberoDocs, the Ibero-American Documentary Film Festival Scotland (26 FEB-15 MARCH) and will be introduced by Eirene Houston from Havana Glasgow Film Festival.  (See Full Programme Iberodocs)

Vasco Viana & Rita Maia • Portugal 2019 • 75 min • Digital • Portuguese with English Subtitles • Documentary • Certificate: 12

An energetic ode to the people of Lisbon through its music scene and its musicians. Lisbon Beat is an exuberant documentary portrait of a city and the innovative music thriving on the outskirts of Lisbon. Directed by Vasco Viana and Rita Maia, Lisbon Beat depicts a community of musicians and producers and their relationship with the city. A journey to a vibrant city and its culture without moving from Edinburgh.

In collaboration with Document Human Rights Film Festival

This documentary will also be preceded by a reception at Traverse Theatre with live Fado by Mariana Moreira Music, free for ticket holders.

IberoDocs Masterclass with Rita Maia will be open for all at the Scottish Documentary Institute on Thursday 27th of February at 14:00.

Tickets are between £4 and £8 SLIDING SCALE TICKET PRICES* ​

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