Movimientos presents Malphino + 'A Placed Called Chiapas' film screening

DATE:
24 January 2014

LOCATION:
The Forge, 3-7 Delancey Street, Camden, London, NW1 7NL

Movimientos presents Malphino + 'A Placed Called Chiapas' film screening

Friday 24th January, 7pm-2am @ The Forge
Tube: Camden / Mornington Crescent
FREE ENTRY

http://www.forgevenue.org/

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A heady night of new latin beats, cumbia and tropical fire with a live set from one of London's freshest tropical bands Malphino who masterfully mix Colombian style Cumbia with Brazilian Forró and exotica. Movimientos' DJ Cal Jader plays before and after the band with his trademark blend of red hot 'classico' latin beats, uptempo carnival rhythms, tropical bass, and fresh global party sounds.
And early on (7pm) London Mexico Solidarity presents a special documentary film screening of the film 'A Place Called Chiapas' celebrating 20 years of the Zapatista Uprising.

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Malphino

Colombian Cumbia and Brazilian Forró mashed up with exotica and Italian film score influences.
Malphino play a heady mix of Latin American music - from Brazilian Forró to Colombian Cumbia via a variety of tropical rhythms and a nod of the hat to Italian film score. While based in London, members of Malphino hail from all corners of the world (including Japan, Malaysia, Réunion island and the Philippines). The band is a conceptual music project based around an imaginary island called 'Malphino' and the band aims for the music to transport the audience to this beautiful island culture where everyone is equal and everything is good.

Watch: http://vimeo.com/65952176
Web: http://www.malphino.com

DJ Cal Jader

Cal Jader is one of the musical activists, founders and original 'dancehall caballeros' behind Movimientos. With his trademark blend of red hot 'classico' latin beats, uptempo carnival rhythms, tropical bass, and fresh global sounds he is helping to soundtrack London's thriving underground scene with residencies across the capital.

DJ Mixes: http://www.mixcloud.com/Movimientos_1/
Radio Podcast: http://soasradio.org/movimientos

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Film Screening:

A Place Called Chiapas

(1998. Dir. Nettie Wild)

On January 1, 1994, the Zapatista National Liberation Army, made up of impoverished Mayan Indians from the state of Chiapas, took over five towns and 500 ranches in southern Mexico.?Filmmaker Nettie Wild travelled to the jungle canyons of southern Mexico to film the elusive and fragile life of the uprising. Her camera effectively and movingly captures the human dimensions behind this war of symbols.


http://www.canadawildproductions.com/chiapas/

http://londonmexicosolidarity.org/


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Friday 24th January, 7pm-2am @ The Forge
Tube: Camden / Mornington Crescent
FREE ENTRY

http://www.forgevenue.org/

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