24th Athens International Film Festival
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

11 September 2013

"Art is not a mirror to reflect the world, but a hammer with which to shape it." The above quote by Vladimir Mayakovsky opens ?Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer? and by the time the end credits roll, it seems more timely than ever before.

Oh Yeah, She Performs!

Oh Yeah, She Performs!

11 September 2013

Austria's music scene isn't exactly world famous, but one look at ?Oh Yeah, She Performs!? is enough to convince you that something truly remarkable is happening in the shadow of the Alps.

Mistaken for Strangers

Mistaken for Strangers

11 September 2013

Can you imagine what your life would be like if your brother was a rock star? Would you be able to keep your cool as you saw him surrounded by countless fans, while you where nothing but a roadie on tour bus? Would you have the patience to spend endless months on the road, keeping up with his exhausting touring schedule and surviving the backstage drama between him and his band?

Wavemakers

Wavemakers

11 September 2013

"Wavemakers" reveals a fascinating and relatively unknown chapter in music history, featuring the most perfect pairing of man and technology the world has ever known. Consider yourselves warned!

20 Feet From Stardom

20 Feet From Stardom

11 September 2013

They've got careers that span decades, they've sang in hit songs, they've performed in front of huge audiences, while their CVs read like a Who's Who of pop, rock and soul music. And on top of all that, they've got voices that could make established artists go green with envy.

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone

The Stone Roses: Made of Stone

11 September 2013

One of the most influential bands of the "Madchester"movement, the Stone Roses weren't just a hugely successful rock band, they defined the global music scene of the 80s and 90s. Their debut record was voted as one of the most significant British albums in history, yet the Stone Roses packed it in quite early, tangled up in legal battles and plagued by creative inertia.

Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton

Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton

11 September 2013

If you're a hip-hop fan, then you probably know that a film about the invaluable contribution of Stones Throw to contemporary pop culture is nothing short of fascinating, especially if it comes hand-in-hand with a goldmine of interviews, archival material, previously unreleased music and industry anecdotes that don't require a formal introduction.