After 26 years of spinning dives and flying uppercuts on the ring, Cassandro, the star of the gender-bending cross-dressing Mexican wrestlers known as the Exoticos, is far from retiring. But with dozens of broken bones, he must now reinvent himself…
“Here is Lisbon” is a film directed by Denis Côté, Dominga Sotomayor, Gabriel Abrantes, and Marie Losier to celebrate Indielisboa’s tenth anniversary. Four different short-films filmed in Lisbon that celebrate the richness and values of independent filmmaking.)
This intimate portrait will reveal uncommon stories of groundbreaking visual artist and pioneer of minimalist electronic rock, Alan Vega, vocalist and composer for 1970s and 80s punk/post punk duo Suicide. Alan plays with the camera and enjoys the friendship of filmmaker Losier, while also loving, fighting and living with his family‚ÄîLiz Lamere, his wife and collaborator, and their son Dante, young replica of Alan. Traces of joy, eccentricity, illumination but also deep fatigue and slow Suicide. The rock-n-roll Alan is still very alive, funny and rebellious!
Bim Bam Boom Las Luchas Morenas, is about three Mexican sisters, professional wrestlers, whose lives, lived according to their own ideas, are a struggle but also a lot fun.
It’s not a film about Genesis P-Orridge, it’s not about the legendary avant-garde bands and it’s not about the history of industrial post-punk era and the underground music scene. It’s a film about love that never grows old. It’s a film about how Genesis
‚ÄòArt makes me nuts’ is the way that starts the insightful portrait of the contemporary artists and collector Chong Gon Byun. Marie Losier, with her 16mm camera and all the originality and instinctive style in filmmaking, she creates a brilliantly mature and at the same time naive stop motion on consumerism, where humans and objects co-exist in a dreamy world of dolls and fairies. (Nina Veligradi)