Saturday, July 04, 2015

David Bowie: Five Years documentary screening, hosted by British Council Arts Malaysia

Europe in Cinema is a film series showing high quality feature films dealing with relevant issues in European societies and thus they inform about European countries with their stories. The films also represent the contribution European cinema has made to the development of cinema worldwide in the last few decades.

The screening for the month of July is a British documentary entitled David Bowie: Five Years.

Venue: Theatrette 1, Level 4. HELP College of Arts and Technology, Kompleks Metro Pudu, No. 1, Jalan Metro Pudu 2, Fraser Business Park, 55200 Kuala Lumpur

Admission is FREE but RSVP required (contact details below).

David Bowie – Five Years (2013)
Directed by Francis Whately
Country: England
Color, 90 min, English

Synopsis: A ninety-minute special devoted to the rock star David Bowie, featuring a wealth of unseen archive and exclusive interviews that charts the artist's evolution into a cultural icon.

This film focuses on the five key years that best represent seismic changes in Bowie’s career that made him a musical institution. Featuring an extraordinary wealth of previously unseen archive, from collections around the world 'Five Years' looks at how Bowie evolved from ‘Ziggy Stardust’, to the ‘Soul Star’ of Young Americans, to the ‘Thin White Duke’. The film then looks at his retirement from the spotlight, first in Paris and then Berlin, with the critically acclaimed albums Low and Heroes, before finally exploring his triumph with Scary Monsters and his global success with Let’s Dance.

For further information or to RSVP, contact British Council Arts Team:

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