Description of the event
The Chilean musician Marcelo Moncada has been living in Belgium for ten years. He returns to his hometown, Pitrufquén in the South of Chile, in search of his native origin, the Mapuche. He travels thousands of kilometers and crosses the south of Chile to Puerto Williams, the most southern town in the world. On this trip, Marcelo visits different communities of indigenous people and offers them his music in order to get closer to them. A spiritual journey to the end of the world.
Exceptionally, the screening of movie will be accompanied by the amazing live music performed on the stage of Salaam Cinema by the main character of Marichiweu , Marcelo Moncada, special guests of Imagine Euro Tolerance Festival.
Marcelo Moncada is a tenor saxophone player and composer. He is from Chile and lives in Belgium since 2002. He started his musical career at a young age. In 2002, he immigrated to Belgium to continue his musical career. He studied ‘Jazz and Popular Music’ at the Royal Conservatories of Antwerp and Gent. For several years he has worked in different groups: Marcelo y los gringos, Proyeccion Latina, Latin Jazz Quintet Cascada, el Sindicato Sonico and has played on well-known festivals worldwide.
The Belgian-Chilean Andrés Lübbert has a Master in Audiovisual Arts from the Royal Arts School in Brussels. His documentaries have participated in more than 180 International Film Festivals in 20 countries, and won 29 prizes. Andrés tells stories about his intercultural environment about migration, identity, Human Rights and social issues. He has made several documentaries about the Chilean post-memory.