La Mama adds two new events to its La Mamica program, showcasing live music and cinema
07.07.2021

La Mama adds two new events to its La Mamica program, showcasing live music and cinema

Image by Darren Gill
Words by Kate Streader

Featuring an art orchestra and a selection of Indo-Australian short films.

La Mama‘s quarterly La Mamica program just got even more exciting with the addition of two new events as part of its cinema and music offerings.

What you need to know

  • The two new events are happening on Sunday July 18 and Monday July 19
  • Tickets are on sale now
  • The events join La Mamica’s eclectic Musica and Cinematica programs

Keep up with all the latest arts news, reviews and interviews here.

On Sunday July 18, La Mama will screen a selection of thought-provoking films with VODmilk.

The event will showcase nine short films lifted from the eponymous online platform, VODmilk, which was launched during Victoria’s second lockdown in 2020 as a means of showcasing Indonesian and Australian films and video works from emerging filmmakers and artists.

On the music front comes Book of Wanderings, an intercultural exploration of sound melding music traditions with contemporary techniques.

An art orchestra spanning Ethio-funk heaviness, Balkan brass, Russian lyrics, and cinematic motifs courtesy of composer Misha Doumnov, Book of Wanderings comes to the La Mama stage on Monday July 19.

The two new events join a diverse spread of performances and events as part of La Mamica’s Poetica, Musica, Cinematica, and Caberetica programs.

For tickets and the full La Mamica program, visit the La Mama website