El Gusto

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El Gusto
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Directed bySafinez Bousbia
Produced bySafinez Bousbia, Philippe Maynial, Heidi Egger
Music byOrchestre El Gusto
Distributed byUGC-PH
Release date
January 11, 2012
Running time
88 minutes
CountryAlgeria, France, Ireland
LanguageFrench
Budget€2,419,437

El Gusto is a Franco-Irish-Algerian documentary film realised and produced by Safinez Bousbia, released on January 11, 2012 in France.

Synopsis[edit]

El Gusto chronicles the story of an orchestra of Jewish and Muslim Chaabi musicians torn apart by war for 50 years, and reunited for an exceptional concert.[1][2][3]

Music[edit]

A studio album, Abdel Hadi Halo & The El Gusto Orchestra of Algiers, was produced by Damon Albarn in Algeria[4] for his own Honest Jon's label.[5] It was distributed by EMI in 2007.

Cast[edit]

Concerts[edit]

  • 2014:
    • 27/11: Opéra de Monte Carlo, Monaco (France)
    • 23/10: Womex, Santiago de Compostella (Spain)
  • 2013:
    • 27/11: La Halle aux grains, Toulouse (France)
    • 19/10: La Coursive, La Rochelle (France)
    • 17/10: Festival des Libertés, Bruxelles (Belgium)
    • 11/08: Green Music Center, Sonoma (United States)
    • 10/08: Grand Performance, Los Angeles (United States)
    • 06/08: Kennedy Center, Washington D.C (United States)
    • 03/08: Lincoln Center, New York (United States)
    • 15/06: Festival des Chants Sacrés, Fes (Morocco)
    • 15/06: UNESCO, Paris (France)
    • 03/06: The Barbican, Londres (UK)
    • 02/06: The Carré Theater, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 31/05: Mawazine, Rabat (Morocco)
  • 2012:
    • 30/10: World Music Festival, Oslo (Norway)
    • 27/10: Le Colisée, Roubaix (France)
    • 24&25/10: MC2, Grenoble (France)
    • 21/10: La Paloma, Nîmes (France)
    • 20/10: Les Docks du Sud, Marseille (France)
    • 18/10: Le Mals, Sochaux (France)
    • 30/09: Musée du Judaïsme, Paris (France)
    • 09/08: Les Nuits du Sud, Vence (France)
    • 07/08: Théâtre de la Mer, Sète (France)
    • 05/08: Festival du Bout du Monde, Crozon (France)
    • 04/08: Festival Esperanzah, Namur (Belgium)
    • 13/07: Les Suds à Arles, Arles (France)
    • 11/07: Scènes d’été, Geneva (Switzerland)
    • 06/07: Les Hauts de Garonne, Bordeaux (France)
    • 12/01: Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (Belgium)
    • 9&10/01: Le Grand Rex, Paris (France)
  • 2007-2010:
    • Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles (Belgium)
    • L’Alhambra, Paris (France)
    • Andalousies Atlantiques, Essaouira (Morocco)
    • Les Nuits de Fourvière, Lyon (France)
    • The Opening of the Jazz Fest, Berlin (Germany)
    • The Barbican, London (UK)
    • Théâtre du Gymnase, Marseille (France)
    • Palais Omnisports de Bercy, Paris (France)

Awards[edit]

In 2011, El Gusto won two awards at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, including the "FRIPESCI prize" and Best Director from the Arab World for Safinez Bousbia.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sciolino, Elaine (2012-10-12). "Algerian Songs and Friendships, Reborn". New York Times. Retrieved 2015-05-11.
  2. ^ Rothe, E. Nina (2012-05-17). "Safinez Bousbia's El Gusto: Film as a Movement to Change Lives". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2015-05-11.
  3. ^ DeFore, John (2012-04-16). "El Gusto: Tribeca Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-05-11.
  4. ^ Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. (1 May 2008). Britannica Book of the Year 2008. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. p. 275. ISBN 978-1-59339-494-3.
  5. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (25 November 2006). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. p. 44. ISSN 0006-2510.
  6. ^ "Awards - 2011 - Archive - Abu Dhabi Film Festival". Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Retrieved 2015-05-11.

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