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Lisbon Beat
Institute of Contemporary Arts
Lisbon Beat, dirs. Rita Maia and Vasco Viana, Portugal 2019, 75 min., Portuguese with English subtitles

This exuberant documentary portrait of a city and its musicians highlights the innovative Afro-Portuguese music scene thriving on the outskirts of Lisbon. 

Cinematographer Vasco Viana and Lisbon-born, London-based DJ Rita Maia depict a vibrant community of musicians and producers from diverse backgrounds each establishing their relationship to this complex city. Among many other notable figures, the film features DJ Nigga Fox, previously represented by Portugal’s Principé label, and recently signed by Sheffield’s Warp Records.
04:10 pm
Sat, 20 Jul 2019
Cinema 2
04:30 pm
Sun, 21 Jul 2019
Cinema 2
06:15 pm
Tue, 23 Jul 2019
Cinema 2
04:40 pm
Thu, 25 Jul 2019
Cinema 2
02:40 pm
Sat, 27 Jul 2019
Cinema 2
02:45 pm
Tue, 30 Jul 2019
Cinema 2
£13 Full, £11 Concs/Green, £7 Blue Members. 

Tuesdays + weekday matinees: £8 Full, £5 Concs/Blue/Green Members.

The Opening screening on 19 July will be followed a Q&A with Rita Maia, followed by a DJ set in the ICA bar.

All films are ad-free and 18+ unless otherwise stated, and start with a 10 min. curated selection of trailers.

Red Members gain unlimited access to all exhibitions, films, talks, performances and Cinema 3.
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