For long the ensemble of Manuel Vega has tried to win the most important festival of accordion music world, the Vallenato Legend Festival. Year after year Manuel has taken second or third, but never the biggest prize of all, the King Vallenato. Until he gets an invitation to play in Germany.
How much do you know about accordion music? If you’re anything like us, then probably not very much! Well, all that’s about to change with this country-hopping musical documentary about “Vallenato” music, which follows a group of Colombian accordion musicians on a life-changing German tour.
Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada
Alain Resnais, 1956, France
Dziga Vertov, 1929, Soviet Union
Chris Marker, 1983, France
Jia Zhangke, 2008, China
Wim Wenders, 1982, West Germany
Stephen Kijak, 2006, United Kingdom
Steven Sebring, 2008, United States
Stuart Samuels, 2005, Canada
Wim Wenders, 1985, West Germany