Browsing: Labels DVDs

      You can save this selection to your shortcuts. Log in or create an account to use this feature.

    Dub Echoes DVD (2009)Directed by Bruno Natal

    'Dub Echoes' DVD out now on Soul Jazz Records!!!!!! 'Dub Echoes' is a newly produced film about Dub, featuring an incredible array of artists, both original Jamaican artists - U Roy, King Jammy, Lee Perry, Sly Dunbar, Bunny Lee (to name a few), alongside a similarly awe-inspiring array of artists who have been taken Dub into new directions in electronic dance music - Kode9, Roots Manuva, Howie B, Adrian Sherwood and many more. Directed by Bruno Natal over a three year period, this is a killer film to be watched over and over again! covering Dub in all its different guises. The DVD comes with loads of extra features, dub mixes and more. Essential!

    NB. REGION FREE DOUBLE-SIDED PAL/NTSC COMPATIBLE !!!

    REVIEWS

    The Guardian

      Iron in the Soul: The Haiti Documentary Films of Leah GordonSoul Jazz Records

      Soul Jazz Records/Films presents Iron in the Soul, a stunning new DVD collection of documentary films about the world of Haiti – Vodou, art & culture by filmmaker and photographer Leah Gordon.

      Gordon’s photography book ‘Kanaval: Vodou, Politics and Revolution on the Streets of Haiti’ was published by Soul Jazz Records/Books in 2010. Her stunning photographs also feature on a number of Soul Jazz Records releases including Spirits of Life; Haitian Vodou and Rara in Haiti.

      Leah Gordon is co-director of the Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, curator of the Haitian Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale & co-curator of ‘In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st Century Haitian Art’ show in 2012 at the Fowler Museum, UCLA.

      This DVD is a collection of her three documentaries about Haitian art, music and culture made over an 11-year period.

      A Pig’s Tale (52 min)

      A feature-length documentary linking Haitian pigs, Vodou and North American economic imperialism, commissioned for Channel 4.

      Atis Rezistans: The Sculptors of Grand Rue (32 min)

      Contemporary Haitian artists Celeur, Eugène, Claude and Guyodo all grew up in Port au Prince. Their work references their shared African and Haitian cultural heritage and a dystopian sci-fi view of the future.

      A multi-layered film, a portrait of a neighbourhood materially poor but culturally rich, and a meditation on the links between sex, death and creativity as expressed through the Vodou spirit Gede, who influences all their work.  

      Bounda pa Bounda: A Drag Zaka (20 min)

      A documentary about Bounda pa Bounda (Cheek by Arse), a character from Jacmel carnival, who dresses in drag inside a sacred Vodou altar space before going onto the streets with his rara music group.

      Documentary/Rating exempt

      Region Free  

      NTSC/PAL dual disc

      Watch trailer for Bounda pa Bounda: A Drag Zaka here: