Film Programme

WOMEX Film presents documentaries that portray music, movements and histories from across the world. The 2018 Film Programme will feature 1 tribute screening and 15 new releases, subdivided into Market & Public Screenings and a Film Library, which presents an extended selection of films available on demand.

Directors, producers and musicians from all over the world will be joining us to present their films and strengthen the conversation between the global music and film scene. Join us on our journey: three full days of programme inspired by music and film!

Keep reading for more details about all films and who is attending in the profiles below and start planning your schedule. Feel free to contact us at

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A Conversation With...

We interviewed some of the directors of the 2018 Film Programme.

photo by Insom-Squillacciotti

Don’t Be Bād Or The Zār Will Come Get You

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Musica Pelos Poros
photo by Talita Virginia & Walter Costa

Improvisation In The Age Of Ready-Made: An Interview With Marcelo Machado

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In Situ
Photo by Chryssa Tzelepi

In The Original Place: Conversattion With Chryssa Tzelepi & Akis Kersanidis

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Burkinabè Rising: The Art of Resistance In Burkina Faso
photo by Iara Lee

Talking Creative Resistance & Politics With Activist/Filmmaker Iara Lee

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We Intend to To Cause Havoc
photo by Tim Spreng

The Re-Birth Of WITCH, A Conversation WIth Director Gio Arlotta

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Ťažká duša (Heavy Heart)
Photo by Marek Šulík

Understand The Roma Through Their Music - A Conversation With Marek Šulík

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