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FILM: Eurobeats DC Screenings

06 May 2018

This event is part the new EUROBEATS Music Festival, running May 2-10, 2018, celebrating the variety and richness of European music and talent at various venues in Washington, DC. Vinyl Generation (Czech Republic) The Punk Syndrome (Finland) and Sonica Sequence (Sweden) will be screened in House of Sweden.

As part of the EU Month of Culture, the festival will present music across all genres and screen films about European music. See the full program here #eurobeatsDC

Vinyl Generation (Czech Republic) The Punk Syndrome (Finland) Sonica Sequence (Sweden)

12:00 noon 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. Trailer:

1:30 pm 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. Trailer:

3:00 pm 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. Trailer:


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