Show of videographic records focusing on the most recent works performed in the Portuguese panorama about music. Some moments will have Q&A with their authors and directors.
“New Militia” reveals the vibrant sound of the reborn Blasted “New Militia”, Blasted's latest album and concert film, that is the result of a death and rebirth process experienced by a 25-year-old band. It all started on a trip when occurred the idea of ​​a soundtrack for a movie, or in this case, a festival, NOS Alive. This original idea from RedMojo producer Emerson Ferreira was passed on to Blasted Mechanism which together with producers Stego, Bruno Mota, Filipe Survival and Diogo Guerra managed to find a path, a sound and a direction that matched the band's identity, more than at any time in the past. “New Militia” is the concert movie of Blasted Mechanism's July 2018 performance at the NOS Alive festival. It's 50 minutes of amazing music and celebration by Paulo Prazeres from Droid Id. That's how Riic Wolf (voice), Guitshu (voice, synthesizer, sampler), Valdjiu (guitars, ribbon), Ary (bass, synthesizer) and Fred Stone (drums) were reborn into Blasted.
Documentary about the Escola do Rock in Paredes de Coura, a formation program with a working model consisting of a short residency for young people with some musical training. Through rehearsals, jam sessions, demonstrations and workshops, the residence culminates in the presentation of a mega concert in which about 50 musicians gather on stage. In addition to the projection of the documentary, the Escola do Rock itself will perform live. The Escola do Rock of Paredes de Coura was born in 2014, in the land of the iconic Festival Paredes de Coura.


With More than 30 years old, Pop Dell´Arte are marked by a strong eclectic and subversive component. They incorporated in their music references such as Cinema, Performance, Poetry and a whole range of themes that, until their creation, had never been addressed in Portuguese music. The documentary summarizes what this Lisbon band's more than three decades of existence have been, from the first steps in the mythical Rock Rendez Vous, to the creation of the independent publisher Ama Romanta, to the present day.

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