• Film

O Barato de Iacanga (2019)

Presented by Steppin' Into Tomorrow


  • Price:
  • € 11
  • € 0 Cineville gratis
  • Valid for Cineville More info
  • Free for year members

20:30 Doors 21:00 Introduction 21:05 O Barato de Iacanga (2019)

Together with Amsterdam-based music platform Steppin' Into Tomorrow, we are presenting two Brazilian music documentaries this summer! On 11 September we will screen 'Elis & Tom: Só Tinha de Ser com Você' about the recordings of the 1974 bossanova classic 'Ellis & Tom', and this evening 'O Barato de Iacanga'.

This film tells the story behind a legendary music festival held in Brazil in the 70's and 80's. Under military law, open-air events were prohibited. Overcoming politic difficulties, the festival was the biggest hippie gathering in Brazil. It was considered the Brazilian version of Woodstock, with musical performances of brilliant Brazilian artists such as Gilberto Gil and João Gilberto.

Melkweg often hosts different types of programmes at the same time, such as concerts, club nights and films. Please note that there may occasionally be some noise pollution from other programmes during the screening.