Previously at the ICA - Events
10 Nov 2006
After a crazy ninth birthday Batmacumba is back at the ICA for a head to head to showdown with the Movimientos deejays for a boundary crossing Latin American soundclash. Movimientos have made a name for themselves with their monthly night showcasing DJs, MCs and artists at the forefront of the Latin music scene in London as well as providing a space for independent political documentaries on Latin America. Deejays Arias & Springfield challenge DJ Cliffy to an old school Salsa, Boogaloo, Ska, Mambo, Latin Hip Hop, Reggaeton, Brazilian & Boricua beats showdown.
In the cinema, from 10.30pm, shorts include:
Child Miners, Dir Rodrigo Vazquez, Bolivia/UK 2006
Set in the mountainous region of Llallagua, Bolivia, Vazquez's documentary takes a look at the reality of child miners working in the region.
Poles Apart, Dir Ricardo Pires
In the city of Belo Horizonte, South-Eastern Brazil, Claudiomiro and Andre represent the two distinct faces caused by social inequality in the country.
Venezuela Today, the World Tomorrow? Dir Julie Nicholson, 2006
"All over Venezuela life is changing. People are moving out of poverty, getting free healthcare, taking control of schools and factories." A short film about the social transformations that have taken place in Venezuela since Hugo Chávez was elected.