viernes, 23 de junio de 2017

Alt.Russia' will be shown at The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, today on July 9th 2017





PLACEBO : Alt.Russia' will be shown at The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, on July 9th 2017



Placebo's philosophical conundrums
There are so many reasons to watch this documentary about Placebo’s 2014 tour across Russia. The most compelling one is… well, I’ll get to that.


The opening image of a shadowy figure walking up a dark road embodies Placebo’s alt-rock reputation as well as the path that Russia has carved for itself through the world. 

The film travels with Placebo on a ten city tour across Russia. While they are there, band member Stefan Olsdal interviews creatives about their experiences in contemporary Russia. The real question posed in the film is, does Russia live up to its bad guy image? Do Russia’s citizens have freedom of expression? 


More articles:
· PLACEBO: ALT. RUSSIA (Charlie Targett-Adams, U.K., 2016, Documentary, 67 minutes) Winner of 3 Award  Read more

· Placebo documental sobre programa de espectáculos de Rusia Batir fin de semana festival regional
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· ‘Placebo: Alt Russia’ DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: Band Explores Artistic Freedom in Restrictive Society Read more

· Placebo: Alt.Russia by Charlie Targett-Adams – UK | 2016 – 67 min.
Fifteen years after they first played in Russia, British band Placebo tour there again. To keep things interesting they seek out like-minded alternative musicians, artists, designers and performance artists along the way. A disturbing look behind the scenes of a heavily controlled society.
Read more




Photos: thefilmfestivaldoctor.com, Placebo Alt.Russia Fb, onrockwave.com, www.mdff.org.au/

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