NORTHERN DISCO LIGHTS
(THE RISE AND RISE OF NORWEGIAN DANCE MUSIC)
WED 22 FEB: 8.15PM
Director: Ben Davis
Norway, 74 mins, 2016, subtitled
Northern Disco Lights is the fascinating, untold story of a group of teenagers in the remote Norwegian towns of Bergen and Tromsø. Geographically and culturally isolated, set up radio stations, parties and built synthesizers to produce their own version of dance music, with totally unique results.
The world embraced this ‘new’ dance music and new generation of DJs and musicians were born. Staring Prins Thomas, Annie, Bjørn Torske, Lindstrøm, Idjut Boys and Bill Brewster, amongst many others Northern Disco Lights explores how 'disco' went from being a dirty word to the inspiration and DNA behind these new global superstars.
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