Melkweg x Africadelic x ADE | Kings of Afro House (2020) | Free online screening & Q&A
During ADE 2020 (October 21-25), Melkweg and Africadelic are hosting a unique online program of music documentaries highlighting the influence of African and African diasporic artist on electronic music. One of the films we are streaming worldwide for free is Kings of Afro House (2020), with an online Q&A with director Miguel Mandele and producer André Cardiga on Friday, October 23, at 7pm (CEST)!
The four episodes of Global Dancefloor (2018) focusing on African dance scenes, will also be available: Nigeria, South Africa, Angola and Kenya.
Melkweg x Africadelic x ADE2020: Kings of Afro (2020) (+ Global Dancefloor)
Title: Kings of Afro House
Director: Music Box
Language: English and Portuguese with English subtitles
Supporting film: Global Dancefloor (2018, 11′, Nigeria, South Africa, Angola and Kenya)
Available: From 23-25 Oct at ADE
Kings of Afro House is a brand new documentary about the genre of Afro House. Created by Angolan music platform Music Box, the film aims to make the Angolan and international Afro House scene known to the world. Kings of Afro House is a tribute to all the Angolan and international Djs that have contributed to the growth of Afro House in Angola and across the globe. It features a plethora of Angolan DJs, such as Djeff, the Alves Brothers, Wilson Kentura, Afro Pupo, DJ Satelite, as well as many international DJs, like Floyd Lavine and Enoo Napa from South Africa, Hyenah from Germany, Paso Doble from Canada and Moblack from Italy. The documentary offers a unique glimpse into each of these artists’ life, presenting Afro House as a sensory experience of sounds and perspectives with a powerful Angolan print. Originally, Kings of Afro House consisted of 10 short episodes, but for the online international premiere at Melkweg x Africadelic x ADE 2020 they have been merged into with one great music documentary.
Africadelic is an organization committed to the promotion of the cultural creativity and diversity in and from Africa (including the African diaspora). The organization develops, produces and promotes festivals and other socio-cultural initiatives, such as music concerts, dance performances, film screenings, art exhibitions and critical debates, with a focus on artists and visitors from Africa and the African diaspora as well as those with an interest in and appreciation for cultural creativity and diversity in and out of Africa.