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#boza

Spain| 2020 | Documentary Film | 17 min. | French, Spanish | English subtitles

 

Synopsis

#boza, a film about people on the move from the African continent to Europe. In first person narrative and using videos and Selfies, Alhassane, Aminata, Mamadou, Mariam and Yahya tell their journeys and their goal of making “boza”. A word of disputed origin and exact meaning, “boza” is used by those trying to cross this particular border to describe the goal, and the act of successful crossing. The film #boza removes all filters, becoming a collective Selfie on migration.

Credits

With the images of
Aminata Camara
Mamadou Bamba
Yahya Makhtar
Mariam Sarr
Alhassane Traore
Mohammed Bangura
Fatou Meite
Massadje Diomande
Aissatou Barry
Honoré Mbogos
Samuel Nacar

Concept by, Director, Producer: Séverine Sajous, Anna Surinyach
Editor / postproduction: Jose M. Val
Script: Séverine Sajous, Anna Surinyach
Script coordinator: Pepe Combalía
Sound: Chris Blakey
Color Grading: Alex Iniesta
Distribution: Yaq
Production Company: 5W
Graphic: Coreographix
Collaboration with: Open Cultural Center, Strawberry Films, Btihal Remli

Awards

2021. #boza, Award of merit at The Impact DOCS Awards, USA

Selections 2021

Official selection at the Demetera international film festival, France
Official selection at the Cecehachero International Film Festival, Spain
Official selection at the Beirut International Film Festival, Lebanon
Official selection at the Festival de Málaga, Spain
Official selection at the San Giò Verona Video Festival, Italia
Official selection at the El Festival Internacional Cine en la Isla FECISLA, Colombia
Official selection at the certamen Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany
Official selection at the Festival Internacional de Cinema de Cerdanya, Spain
Official selection at the The 21st Seoul International Alt Cinema & Media Festival, South Korea
Official selection at the Social and Economic Justice Film Festival, USA
Official selection at the International Festival of Red Cross and Health Films, Bulgaria
Official selection at the Festival Internacional de Cine de Puerto Madryn- MAFICI, Argentina
Official selection at the Festival Internacional de Cine Invisible Film Sozialak, Spain
Official selection at the El Ojo Cojo International Film Festival, Spain
Official selection at the Primed, International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary film and reportage, France

PASSWORD: FAJARA

Spain, France | 2017 | Documentary Film | 17 min. | Arabic, English, French | English subtitles | World Premiere DOK Leipzig 2017

 

Synopsis

Abstract phantoms of trucks cross the screen. Infrared images. This is where refugees are waiting in the hope of reaching UK through the Eurotunnel. “Fajara” is the Arab word for explosion. But in the Jungle it was a word for: getting through, making it to the other side, arriving. The images become abstract, semantics dissolve. A haunting film about the phantoms of meaning (of words).

Credits

Director: Séverine Sajous, Patricia Sánchez Mora

Concept by: Séverine Sajous
Producer: Patricia Sánchez Mora, Séverine Sajous
Cinematographer: Séverine Sajous
Editor: Patricia Sánchez Mora
Animation: Óscar Santamaria
Sound: Chris Blakey
Music: Chris Blakey
Script: Séverine Sajous, Patricia Sánchez

Film Premieres

International Premiere
2017. Dok Leipzig. International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, International Competition Short Film, Germany
National Premiere
2017. Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Aguilar de Campoo, Women Documentary Section, Spain
Local Premiere
2018. Mostra Internacional de Films de Dones de Barcelona, Official Section, Spain

Awards

2019. Awarded at the category Audience Prize at the Festival International de Cinema Etnográfico do Museo do Pobo Galego, Spain
2019. Awarded First Prize at the category multimedia at the POY LATAM, Columbia
2018. Awarded at the category Best National Documentary Short Movie in “Piélagos en corto” International Short Movie Festival, Spain

Selections

2018. l’Alternativa, Festival Internacional de Cinema Independent de Barcelona, Hall Selecciona I, Spain
2018. Festival Internacional de Cine Invisible “Film Sozialak” I Hall Selecciona, Spain
2018. Astra Film Festival I International Competition Short Film, Romania
2018. Vancouver International Film Festival  International Competition Short Film, Canada
2018. Alcances Cádiz. Festival de Cine Documental, International Competition Short Film, Spain
2018. Mostra Internacional Films de Dones, Official Section, Spain
2018. Busan International Short Film Festival, International Competition, Korea
2018. Cairo International Women’s Film Festival, International Competition Short Film, Egypt

Mosaico 8 w/ WLDV

Mosaico show ´s guest this month is WLDV @welovedolcevita , from Bilbao.
WLDV music is mostly analog syntetiser based and is inspired by the electronic music of the 70s, 80s and early 90s with clear influences of the B movies, sci-fi and horror movies.
Giallo records, Bordello a Parigi @bordelloaparigi edited his first EPs, and later his work got published on new emerging spanish record labels like @wasteeditions , Fill-Lex Records or more recently itali moderni – and his own record label @eclecticreactions
The podcast he recorded for us is a bit more downtempo than what we are used to hear for him, Very cinematografic & beautiful. Don´t miss it.
Tune in today Monday 4th of October : 15-16h BST / 16-17h CET on @noodsradio

 

Mosaico 7 w/ Ombra Festival

Next episode of our Mosaico show on Noods radio which celebrates the thriving Spanish alternative electronic music scene will be broadcasted from Bristol next Monday 6th of September.
The show is dedicated to the @ombrafestival – a project born from the hand of @ombragency and the record label @oraculo_records – that will take place in Barcelona, at the end of November.
Together with our guests Raul Gayo (festival´s director) and Nacho Romero (responsible for the festival booking), we´ll be discovering this year’s line up while discussing news & changes that this third edition will bring along.
Tune in on Monday 6/9 : 16 – 17h CET (15h – 16h UK time)

Mosaico 04 /w Señora

The set he recorded for us starts fairly downtempo, setting up the scene for a cosmic journey, that progressively raises the beat.
A rich, groovy & expansive mix. Enjoy!

 

 

 

#boza en el Festival de Cine de Malaga.

#boza : El corto de nuestra querida Séverine Sajous junto a Anna Surinyach  dentro de la seleccion oficial del Festival de Cine de Malaga.

Gracias al #festivaldemalaga por dejar espacio a un cine inclusivo tanto para el colectivo como para la creación de nuevas narrativas.

#boza, a film about people on the move from the African continent to Europe. In first person narrative and using videos and Selfies, Alhassane, Aminata, Mamadou, Mariam and Yahya tell their journeys and their goal of making “boza”. A word of disputed origin and exact meaning, “boza” is used by those trying to cross this particular border to describe the goal, and the act of successful crossing. The film #boza removes all filters, becoming a collective Selfie on migration.

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Credits

Concept by, Director, Producer: Séverine Sajous, Anna Surinyach
Editor / postproduction: Jose M. Val
Script: Séverine Sajous, Anna Surinyach
Script coordinator: Pepe Combalía
Sound: Chris Blakey
Color Grading: Alex Iniesta
Distribution: Yaq
Production Company: 5W
Graphic: Coreographix
Collaboration with: Open Cultural Center, Strawberry Films, Btihal Remli

Mosaico 03 /w Comisarios de la Luz

Continuamos nuestro show ´Mosaico´ en Noods Radio – como un tributo a la rica y diversa escena electrónica española.
El invitado de nuestro 3er programa es Comisario de la luz – Mitad de Dame Area (que acaba de editar un disco en Mannequin Records ),  y también uno de los fundadores de Màgia Roja, el mítico centro cultural y sello discográfico de Barcelona.
El programa se emitirá hoy lunes 3 de mayo.
15-16h (Bristol) / 16h-17h (BCN)

Waves & Motion

Instalacion Inmersiva: Waves & Motion
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Vj Render & 0b_server
White Solar Dog live
Openthenext live
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Aforo limitado 60 personas.
Acceso solo con ticket.
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Lugar : Galeria Haimney [BCN]
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Entradas : (incluye bolsa regalo)
15 € en Antidoto28 ( Ferlandina, 53)
15 + 1,90 en RA : https://ra.co/events/1442011

 

Barking – Moirai [OTN 04]

Buy 12′ Vinyl at Bandcamp

 

Barking´s productions are extensions of his background in live instrumentation and improvisation.

The Berlin-based Australian artist delivers on Openthenext label a forward thinking EP that is equally suited for advanced dance floors and home listening sessions.

The music is slow, enveloping, immersive and will surely delight the acid lines and slow techno beats lovers out there.

Moirai EP. can trigger a bunch of different emotions: between the magnetic intensity of ‘Scylla’, the melancholic and hypnotic vision of ‘Khasma“, the haunting voice of “Dionysia” will take you to another uplifting & rhythmic path. This #neodancefloor EP, as the Spanish label defines it, also includes a tripping remix of ‘Scylla’ s from Heap, the man behind Neubau & Discus Throwers.

Umo live [at] Noods Radio

Today on Noods Radio
15:00 – 16:00 (UK)/ 16:00 – 17:00 (CET)
Mosaico show with guest: Umo live.
Tune in for an hour of liveshow with mostly new & original sound track.
Umo presents his forthcoming EP #SlowRavers – out later this year on openthenext (OTN05)

Cat Gabal [at] Sonar

We’ll be at @sonarplusd this weekend with Cat Gabal playing Friday 18th (17h15 – 19h) with the @dublab.es crew ❤
It’s an online event and will be broadcasted from the beautiful site Torre d´Alta Mar with a 360º panoramic view of Barcelona.
+ check out the entire festival program with exclusive shows & conferences.
You can watch all shows/sessions directly from the sonar audiovisual platform: http://www.sonarplusd.com/
#sonarDCCCB #dublabBCN #catgabal #openthenext

Barking – Moirai [OTN 04]

Barking´s productions are extensions of his background in live instrumentation and improvisation.

The Berlin-based Australian artist delivers on Openthenext label a forward thinking EP that is equally suited for advanced dance floors and home listening sessions.

The music is slow, enveloping, immersive and will surely delight the acid lines and slow techno beats lovers out there.

Moirai EP. can trigger a bunch of different emotions: between the magnetic intensity of ‘Scylla’, the melancholic and hypnotic vision of ‘Khasma“, the haunting voice of “Dionysia” will take you to another uplifting & rhythmic path. This #neodancefloor EP, as the Spanish label defines it, also includes a tripping remix of ‘Scylla’ s from Heap, the man behind Neubau & Discus Throwers.

A must for the finest jewelry seekers.

Distribution by Bordello a Parigi.

releases June 21, 2020

Password​:​Fajara [O.S.T.] – Chris Blakey & Severine Sajous — Vinyl Collector Limited Edition [SOLD OUT]

«Fajara» means “explosion” in Arabic. In the «Jungle» of Calais, where migrants and refugees from different parts of the world camp in hope of one day reaching the United Kingdom through the Euro Tunnel, the word has and expanded meaning. «Farjara» means «to get through» or «to make it to the other side».

«Password: Fajara» is a haunting short film made by Severine Sajous & Patricia Sanchez which explores the migrant experience through the creation of a new vocabulary, a phantom meaning of words and sounds.

Chris Blakey, known for his work with Richard Fearless & Death in Vegas, teamed up with Sajous to write the original music score for «Password: Fajara».

Blakey transforms the sounds, interviews and songs recorded by Sajous during her extended stay in the «Jungle» into four, forward-thinking, cyclical, and immersive pieces. The melancholic melodies and powerful industrial sounds and breaks that Blakey has created bring to life the images of people in movement – «Fajara»; the infrared images of where they live – «Jungle»; the threat of being caught by the Police – «Abbas»; and the human traffic jams – «Dougar».

Password: Fajara (OST) is the third reference of the label .

The vinyl collector’s version is limited to 50 numbered copies. The cover is 300gr black cardboard decorated with handmade printed artwork.

Buy Vinyl

Password​:​Fajara – Chris Blakey & Severine Sajous [OTN 03]

«Fajara» means “explosion” in Arabic. In the «Jungle» of Calais, where migrants and refugees from different parts of the world camp in hope of one day reaching the United Kingdom through the Euro Tunnel, the word has and expanded meaning. «Farjara» means «to get through» or «to make it to the other side».

«Password: Fajara» is a haunting short film made by Severine Sajous & Patricia Sanchez which explores the migrant experience through the creation of a new vocabulary, a phantom meaning of words and sounds.

Chris Blakey, known for his work with Richard Fearless & Death in Vegas, teamed up with Sajous to write the original music score for «Password: Fajara».

Blakey transforms the sounds, interviews and songs recorded by Sajous during her extended stay in the «Jungle» into four, forward-thinking, cyclical, and immersive pieces. The melancholic melodies and powerful industrial sounds and breaks that Blakey has created bring to life the images of people in movement – «Fajara»; the infrared images of where they live – «Jungle»; the threat of being caught by the Police – «Abbas»; and the human traffic jams – «Dougar».

Password: Fajara (OST) is the third reference of the label OPENTHENEXT.

The vinyl collector’s version is limited to 50 numbered copies. The cover is 300gr black cardboard decorated with handmade printed artwork.