Andrés Godoy

El Arte De Perder

Fri 6 September 2024 - 21:15 - Movie Theater Cinecitta - 70 min + Q&A - 12,50

Can you play guitar with just one arm? Chilean guitarplayer Andrés Godoy proves that you can. In this amazing documentary by German filmmaker Sebastian Saam is shown how the unbelievable is still possible.

Andrés Godoy grew up in a poor neighborhood of the Chilean capital Santiago. At the age of 14 he had an accident and lost his right arm. Godoy had one love at that time: his guitar. For a long time he thought he had lost that dream completely, but the military oppression during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in Chile encouraged him to pick up his guitar again. As cultural resistance. After years of practice, many ups and especially downs, he eventually achieved international fame with his guitar concerts.

Film director Sebastian Saam comes especially from Berlin to Tilburg for this screening to talk to the audience.

  • Sebastian Saam, regisseur

As a documentary maker, Saam (1974, Passau, Germany) focuses mainly on cultural themes, climate and social issues. He worked for the French-German TV channel Arte for many years. “El arte de perder” is his first feature documentary. He will be present at the screening of the film at the Music Film Festival in Tilburg.

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Fri 6 September - 21:15 - Movie Theater Cinecitta