The orphans of Angola’s four decades of war have seen the absolute worst that humanity is capable of. In one orphanage, they’re learning to deal with their emotional scars through an unusual therapy—death metal, which one musician calls “a scream in revolt against what happened in our past that helps us remove the debris and suffering of war." Against the stark backdrop of their ravaged city, the death-metal orphans struggle to realize an impossible dream—the first national rock concert in Angola’s history. In Portuguese with English subtitles.
PLAYING WITH: World Premiere Music Video for Locrian - Return to Annihilation Francesca Marongiu / Italy / 7 min. This brand-new video from Chicago’s own Locrian “is about the concept of annihilation as interpreted by the contemporary post-industrial culture.”
Saturday May 3, 2014 10:45pm - Sunday May 4, 2014 12:00am
Logan Theatre 2646 N. Milwaukee