The opening of the festival will be held in “Mihai Eminescu” Amphitheatre, starting at 19.30. The band Robin & the Backstabbers will give a concert before the screening of the film American Valhalla
, a documentary on the last album by Iggy Pop and on the collaboration with the leader of the band Queens of the Stone Age, Josh Homme.
The Festival's selection will include documentary films
such as David Bowie: Five Years
and David Bowie: The Last Five Years, The Rolling Stones: Ole Ole Ole! A Trip Across Latin America, The Man From Mo’Wax (
with James Lavelle - UNKLE), A Life in Waves
(with Suzanne Ciani) or Synth Britannia
(with Vince Clarke, Martin Gore, Gary Numan, Daniel Miller), within sections such as Northern Waves, Made in Japan
or Focus David Bowie.
The festival will be attended by musical and cinema industry personalities, for masterclasses, performances or DJ sets, among which mention should be made of: Daniel Miller, founder of Mute Records label where he produced the first five albums by Depeche Mode and worked with bands like Erasure,
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds,
Goldfrapp or The Knife (in festival, with lecture and DJ set), Lindstrøm, DJ, Norwegian musical producer, composer and instrumentalist, one of the main representatives of the Scandinavian disco genre, who collaborated with Prins Thomas or Christabelle (performance), musicians Gudrun Gut, Danielle de Picciotto, Beate Bartel and Islaja, of Monika Enterprise band
from Berlin (performance with the Monika Werkstatt project), Lisa Nordström, Swedish musician, composer and producer (with Sonica Sequence Live Cinema Performance) and Ben Whalley, British director and producer (talk after the film Synth Britannia