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The 78 Project Movie
Alex Steyermark

2014 / USA / 95’
OCT 24 / 10.15 pm, São Jorge – Manoel de Oliveira Cinema

Inspired by folklorist Alan Lomax, this groundbreaking project celebrates the artistry and craft that capturedAmerica’s authentic musical forms. A journey across America to make one-of-a-kind 78rpm records with musicians in their hometowns using a 1930s Presto direct-to-disc recorder. With one microphone. With one blank disc. In one 3-minute take. John C. Reilly e Tom Brosseau, Gaby Moreno e Adam Levy, Holly Williams e Chris Coleman, Ben Vaugh, John Doe e Victoria Williams, among others.