20 Jun 2013
Czech band DVA at Open City Docs Fest 20-23 June 2013
The Czech acoustic-electric band DVA will perform live at the Opening Party after the Opening Gala screening of 12 O'Clock Boys, the UK premiere which will kick off this year's Open City Docs Fest 20-23 June 2013. The Opening Party with live music is open to everyone with a ticket to the screening.
Open City Docs Fest 20-23 June 2013
Thur 20 June, 7 PM - 12 O'Clock Boys
Determination, danger and one boy's dream: this perilous coming-of-age story follows Pug, a wise-cracking thirteen-year-old living on a dangerous Westside Baltimore block. He has one goal in mind: to join the 12 O’Clock Boys; the notorious urban dirt-bike gang of Baltimore. Converging from all parts of the inner city, they invade the streets and clash with police, who are forbidden to chase the bikes for fear of endangering the public. Pug looks to the pack for mentorship, companionship and guidance - spurred by their dangerous lifestyle. He narrates their world as if explaining a vivid dreamscape, complemented with unprecedented, action-packed footage of the riders in their element. The film presents the pivotal years of change in a boy’s life growing up in a unique environment in one of the most dangerous and economically depressed cities in the United States.
The screening will be followed by the Opening Party in the Cinema Tent with the live music performance of DVA, an acoustic-electric duo from the Czech Republic.
Tickets £15 / £10 Conc. available here
The live performance is supported by the Czech Centre London.
UCL Torrington Square, London WC1
20 Jun 2013
Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event