• 25-29 OCT 2023
  • A Coruña, Galicia, Spain

WOMEX 22 Films On Demand

Selected films will be available from 20 to 29 January 2023 on virtualWOMEX


Interviews with the directors


The Desert Rocker

Photo by Sara Nacer

The Desert Rocker

Directed by Sara Nacer

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Re-stream past Digital Events

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An Ecosystem Lens: Putting Brazilian Music Market Into Focus

Mapping the brazilian music industry and trends for the next decade.
  André Bourgeois (Switzerland/Brazil), Lu Araújo (Brazil/Portugal) and Veronica Pessoa (Brazil/France)

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Associated Presentation:
For Artistic Freedom

Transcending Boundaries with the Global Action Network and Digital Toolkit
 Sverre Pedersen (Norway) and Paige Collings (UK/Denmark)

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Photos by Eric van Nieuwland and Kelemen Gergely

Cooperation in Times of Climate Change

The music industry facing environmental challenges
 Gwendolenn Sharp (France), Amitava Bhattacharya (India), Martyna Markowska (Poland), Natalia Oszkó-Jakab (Hungary)

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Demystifying the Middle East Music Market

Development, labels, royalties & streaming in the Middle East
 Emma Bartholomew (UK), Habib Achour (Tunisia/France), Lara Khoury (UK/Lebanon)

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Diasporas Preserving

Transforming societies through music and culture
 Boima Tucker (Sierra-Leone/USA); Tedra Wilson (USA); Rita Maia (Portugal)

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Photos by The Seppis, Thandiwe Muriu, Pedro Margherito

Fostering South to South Relations

How to build strong South to South relationships
 Jess White (Australia/South Africa), Flavio de Abreu (Brazil), Anyiko Owoko (Kenya)

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Photos by Dominic Tyler, James Allan and Katarzyna Kukielka

No Music on a
Dead Planet

Music Declares Emergency & what music has to do with the climate
 Sam Lee (UK), Chiara Badiali (Switzerland/UK), Ula Nowak (Poland), Dan Raffety (UK)

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Play Fair!
A Resiliart Debate

For a more fair and sustainable digital world for music
 Keith Nurse (UK/Saint Lucia); Ana Rodriguez (Mexico); Didier Awadi (Senegal); Ni Bing (China); Lydia Rose (Jamaica); Amani Semaan (Lebanon/France)

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Photo by Esra Osdogan

Record Labels in a
Changing World

New practices, social activism, emancipation and sustainability
 Seb Bassleer (Belgium); Kornelia Binicewicz (Poland/Turkey); Lewis Robinson (UK)

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Photos by Kavi Bhansali, Julián Umbacia, Yeashu Yuvraj

in the Digital Age

Challenges and benefits
 Divya Bhatia (India), Alejandra Gómez (Colombia), Ritnika Nayan (India)

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The Politics of Music & the Music of Politics

Resistance from Beirut’s experimental music scene
 Wassim Bou Malham (Lebanon); Grégoire Couvert (France); Roy Arida (France/Lebanon); Charbel Haber (Lebanon), Racha Baroud (France/Lebanon)

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Veronika Harcsa, André Marmot and Barak Weiss.

Two Jazz

From uncool to phenomenal, from unknown to international - how the role of jazz was transformed in the UK and in Israel.
  Veronika Harcsa (Hungary), André Marmot (UK), Barak Weiss (Israel)

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What Does The Future Look Like For The Indian Music Industry

 Deborah Smith (UK), Tarun Balani (India), Malini Hariharan (India)

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Photos by Kavi Bhansali, Julián Umbacia, Yeashu Yuvraj

Why DJ Culture Matters to Global Music

What role do DJs play in breaking electronic sounds?
Emily Dust (UK); Balraj Samrai (UK); Jamz Supernova (UK)

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Photo of Sonjah Stanley Niaah by Joseph Wellington.

Women and Identity in Reggae Music

Choosing to challenge

Sonjah Stanley Niaah (Jamaica), Simone Harris (Jamaica), Tandra Jhagroo (Jamaica), Sevana Siren (Jamaica), Tricia Spence aka 'ZJ Sparks' (Jamaica)

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All WOMEX 20 Digital Edition content is available through the virtualWOMEX database