Best known as an international club DJ and broadcaster, Rita Maia is also a curator, record collector, creative director and filmmaker. She has recently co-directed LISBON BEAT – Batida de Lisboa. The film was selected at IndieLisboa’19 and Sheffield Doc/Fest’19, among other festivals, and will be the Opening film of the 7th edition of IberoDocs, the Ibero-American Documentary Film Festival in Scotland
– Edinburgh Screening on Wed 26 Feb 8.30pm at the Filmhouse.
– Glasgow Screening on Sun 15 March 1pm at CCA Glasgow.
‘There is a short, sharp blast of energy in this brief music documentary about the African-Portuguese music scene in Lisbon’s outer suburbs (…) a great way into people’s hearts and minds. ‘- The Guardian
Originally from Lisbon, with a family background from Goa, India, and based in London, Rita’s Worldwide FM show Migrant Sounds showcases new artists from around the world from the new UK dance floor urban movements in electronic & Jazz while also bringing forward music from the emerging scenes in the African countries of Portuguese language.
Introduced by Rachel Stollery, Scottish Documentary Institute.
This masterclass is part of the 7th edition of IberoDocs, the Ibero-American Documentary Film Festival in Scotland (26 FEB – 15 MARCH) and it has been brought to you with the support of Scottish Documentary Institute, Camões – Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua and the University of Edinburgh.
This event is FREE but ticketed, please secure your space.
Join us on the same day, 27 Feb from 11pm at Henry’s Cellar Bar for Kuduro Basement, a follow-up party with DJ Rita Maia in collaboration with music club Samedia Shebeen.
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