Today it continues, organized by the Uruguayan Cinemateca and JMB Films, the Film Music Fest, an itinerant cycle dedicated to the history of music and its long relationship with cinematography.
It can be seen throughout July through TV Ciudad and then it will go to the + Cinemateca platform.
The festival began on Friday with Oh the girls: from Edith Piaf to French rock, by François Armanet), a film that arrives with participation in Cannes and other merits and that can be seen on + Cinemateca, the streaming platform.
It continues today at 11:00 pm with the premiere for Uruguay of the documentary El Song of Time from Argentina Mana Garcia. The director walks along with Charo Bogarín and Diego Pérez -who are part of the musical project Tonolec– They go through the villages of the Mbya Guaraní people to learn about their melodies and their musical tradition.
Next Monday, the thing was with the award-winning documentary Great Orchestra from Argentina’s Peri Azar, who won the Bafici 2019 Best Director award and awards at other festivals. It is the story of an Argentine big band from the 1950s, Héctor and his Great Jazz Orchestra.
On Monday 19 it opens Juan Sebastian, a documentary about Juanse, the leader of the Argentine rock band Paranoid Mice. It is directed by Diego Levy.
And the Filmusic Fest closes on Monday 27 with little sundays, a profile on the life of José Domingos de Morais, a legendary musician and composer from the Brazilian Northeast.
On the Cinemateca + platform you will be able to see these and other titles that the production promises to announce soon.
The Film Music Fest has been part of the Punta del Este Film Festival.