There is only one opportunity for Minsk residents to watch a documentary about Gorillaz band. On 16TH December Denholm Hewlett’s GORILLAZ: REJECT FALSE ICONS, a documentary about the band’s three years of studio and stage life, will be screened at Centralny and Falcon Club Boutique Cinema. The director achieved an all-access immersive journey into the world of Gorillaz and its extended family. Fans of the band will see a film with unique frames, where the virtual meets the real.
Produced in collaboration with Gorillaz Productions, Eleven, Trafalgar Releasing and Warner Music Entertainment, GORILLAZ: Reject False Icons is a documentary chronicling the studio and stage lives of Gorillaz creators Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett and producers.
In the documentary you will see music stars of all ages and styles: Vince Staples, Jean-Michel Jarre, De La Soul, D.R.A.M., Pusha T, Peven Everett, Little Simz, Jamie Principle, Yasin Bey, Bootie Brown, Cheick Tidiane Seck, Graham Coxon, Pauline Black, Zebra Katz, Danny Brown, Ben Mendelsohn, Kelela, Jenny Beth, Hypnotic Brass, Junior Dan, Shaun Ryder, Mavis Staples, Sidiki Diabaté and Noel Gallagher.
Gorillaz is the most successful virtual band. The band’s debut album Gorillaz has sold 7 million copies and is listed in the Guinness Book of records. Their second studio album, Demon Days, went six times platinum in the UK and double platinum in the US.
In his debut feature, director Denholm Hewlett follows the band’s every move for three years, covering the making of two critically acclaimed albums, Humanz and The Now Now, as well as the band’s most ambitious world tour to date encompassing dates across Europe, North America, South America, and Mexico, bookended by its own Demon Dayz Festivals in the UK and US. In the documentary the great 4, Murdoc Niccals (bass), Noodle (guitar), Russel Hobbs (drums) and 2D (vocals), captures the wondrous chaos of life and revel in it.
The documentary will be screened within the project “Listapad. Collection”.