MI2N
Music Industry News Network
MONDAY, DECEMBER 11TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Events (more headlines) 09-30-2008

Gypsy Punk Documentary ‘Gogol Bordello Non-Stop’ To Make North American Debut At AFI Fest

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.hoptzafilms.com/gogol.html
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, September 30, 2008 – Gogol Bordello Non-Stop, Margarita Jimeno’s rollicking feature-length music documentary that goes behind the scenes of the gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello and its charismatic front man Eugene Hütz, will make its North American Premiere on November 1 at the prestigious AFI Fest in Los Angeles.

From the birth of a New York City downtown Ruso-disco phenomena, known as Bulgarian Bar, to a non-stop touring marathon, with his band Gogol Bordello, Eugene Hütz takes us deep into his artistic foundation. Through music, the film delivers messages of social and political commentary, and captures Gogol Bordello in the act of performing, whether as headliner or as the spark of incendiary jams. Taking pride in his Roma (or Gypsy) background, Hütz not only sings in Romany, he collaborates with and supports New York City’s Roma musicians. Gogol Bordello Non-Stop unfolds from 2001 to 2006, following Gogol's steps from underground legends to international attention.

Much of that attention was recently bestowed upon Gogol Bordello when Madonna performed a mash up between Lela Pala Tute (a traditional Gypsy song) and La Isla Bonita, with Hütz and Gogol member Sergey Ryabtsev last year at the Live Earth concert. Their performance became an immediate sensation on YouTube. Hütz is no stranger to the big screen making his acting debut as Alex in Liev Schreiber’s film Everything Is Illuminated, for which he also contributed to the soundtrack.

Jimeno is an emerging director and writer, who brings her unique creative and visual style to all projects ranging from documentaries, short films, music videos and feature films. Jimeno has two fiction scripts right now in revision "Feminine Technical Difficulties" a tragic comedy set in New York and "Guerrero" an epic drama set in 1980's Colombia. Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, Jimeno moved to New York in 1997 where she continues to live and work.

Jimeno started filming Hütz in 2000 while he was DJing at Bulgarian Bar in New York’s Chinatown. A Russian friend took her there after hearing her complain about the music scene in the city. “Although the Eastern European touch had an exotic appeal to me, I also felt a strange familiarity with my Punk Rock scene back in Colombia. I was immediately converted, and from then on, almost never skipped the weekly DJ Hütz gathering,” said Jimeno. “I'm thrilled we are going straight to Hollywood to have the North American premiere. Who would have thought Gypsy Punks are also loved on the West coast. What a great way to enter a town for the first time!”

Gogol Bordello Non-Stop was an Official Selection of the 2008 Munich, Goteberg and Ghent international film festivals, and also screened to members of the European Social Forum. Gogol Bordello Non-Stop gets a prime premiere slot at AFI Fest on Saturday, November 1 at 7:10 PM at Arclight Hollywood, Theater 9 with an encore screening on Wednesday, November 5 at 12:30 PM at Arclight Hollywood, Theater 13.

For more details on Gogol Bordello Non-Stop, visit http://www.hoptzafilms.com/gogol.html and for tickets and passes to AFI Fest, go to http://www.afi.com/onscreen/afifest/2008/.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

"Mountain Songs" Music From The Heart Of The Mountains

Hybrid Studios Now Offering Online Disklavier Services

Roger D'Arcy Releases 'TUMBLING' From Latest Album HOUSE OF HEADS

Katie Garibaldi Releases Original And First Ever Holiday Album, Home Sweet Christmas

Dark Avenue Premiere "The Light" Music Video

A True Life Touching Song Wins Top Honors In The 22nd Annual USA Songwriting Competition

"I Wanna Be David Cassidy," New Tribute Song To Late Music Icon, Is Released



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Kobalt Capital Closes Second Music Royalties Fund With $600 Million In Investment Capacity
» Rare 78rpm Records Are Being Digitized Using Prism Sound Titan Audio Interfaces
» Asylum Records Relaunched In U.S.
» Emiko Releases New Music Video Highlighting Survivors Of Sexual Abuse
» Billboard Single “God With Us” By CLARĒTA Haddon Gains Mainstream Radio Traction
» Jon Batiste Becomes Music Director Of The Atlantic
» Amazing Music Tracks - Free Music Licensing
» Rick Vines All Stars Travel To SPACE! Mon Dec 4th!
» LOVE MY COUNTRY! Is The Ultimate Compilation Series Featuring 20 Hot New Hits
» New Rock Band Cathedral Reign Recording New Music


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Lithuanian Band Grabs Bronze At The Silk Road Indie Music Festival 2017
» Live Entertainment Specialists Headliner Launch Premium Artist Booking Service
» Voice-Controlled Speakers & The Music We Listen Too
» Nordic & British Musicians' Unions' Joint Statement On Sexism In The Music Industry
» Women Make An Impact On The 2018 MPG Awards Shortlist
» The Nashville Musicians Sound Healthcare Plan Rolls Out
» Streaming & Listening Diversity - Spotify Case Study
» Two-Sides Of Copyright Finance: Sound Royalties & Kobalt
» Career Moves: ROLI, Live Nation Sweden, Music Glue, BBR Music Group, Warner/Chappell Music Spain & Blue Night Soundscapes
» Europe's Digital Music Leaders Form Alliance
» Pandora Subscriber Base Grows To Over 5 Million
» Hybrid Studios Announces Online Mastering Services

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2017 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.