We Are One free online film fest features over 100 movies curated by Cannes, Sundance & more
We Are One: A Global Film Festival is a 10-day online film festival that runs May 29 - June 7 on YouTube and features over 100 films curated by such international film festivals as Cannes, Venice, Sundance, Toronto, New York, Berlin, BFI London, Karlovy Vary, Locarno, and more. It includes 13 world premieres, 31 online premieres, plus virtual talks with Francis Ford Coppola, Guillermo del Toro, Steven Soderbergh, Jane Campion, Bong Joon Ho & Song Kang Ho, Claire Denis, and more.
Among the offerings are a number of music related titles:
Ricky Powell: The Individualist (May 30 @ 5:30 PM ET)
Ricky Powell boasts a quintessential New York story, rising to fame as a street photographer in the 80’s and 90’s and touring with the Beastie Boys, capturing some of the wildest moments in popular culture.
Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records (May 29 @ 3:30 PM ET)
Featuring Jamaican reggae and ska legends like Lee “Scratch” Perry and Marcia Griffiths, Rudeboy chronicles a multicultural revolution on the dancefloors of late ’60s and early ’70s Britain.
Throat Singing in Kangirsuk (June 7 @ 2:15 PM)
Eva and Manon are two throat singers from an Inuit village in the northern reaches of Canada. They and Johnny Nassak turn the camera on themselves and their Arctic landscape.
Air Conditioner ( June 6 @ 11:45 AM ET)
When air conditioners in Luanda begin to mysteriously fall from building windows, a security guard embarks on a pleasantly surreal, jazz-inflected journey through the Angolan capital.
Sébastien Tellier on Paris’ rooftop | A Take Away Show (May 29 @ 7 AM ET)
French artist Sébastien Tellier serenades Paris from one of its highest point of view: the roof of Le Théâtre du Châtelet, in the heart of the city
Motorcycle Drive By (May 29 @ 5:15 PM ET)
Third Eye Blind cannot finish their new album in time for a massive tour. Their fans still show, breaking attendance records, and highlighting the importance of the band's deep cuts.
You can check out the full We Are One schedule and lineup here, and watch a trailer for Rudeboy, and one for the whole film festival, below.