Body In Revolt
Uncovering the relationship between dance music and activism across the world's harshest political climates
From award-winning filmmaker Jos de Putter's Deepfocus Webdocs comes a new series of short films looking at the relationship between dance music and political mobilisation in some of the world's most conservative societies. From Tehran to Chongqing, Body In Revolt discovers the underground dancehall revolutionaries using music as a new form of protest.See more on each episode below:
Trapped In A City of One Thousand Mountains - Watch Now A look behind the curtain at Chongqing's counter-cultural revolution. Palestinian Underground - Watch Now Liberation politics and dance music come together on the Palestinian rave scene. Letter To The President - Watch Now Ugandan music star Bobi Wine's journey from tortured political prisoner to national revolutionary. NAJA - Coming Soon DJ Naja Orashvili takes on the repressive Georgian state in the name of queer rights. Dancing Tehran - Watch Now 17-year-old Maedeh Hojabri inspires a #movement from her Instagram account.