30 Jan 2021 – 10 Mar 2021 | GOMA | Cinema A

This selection of films explores the rave scene as a site of connection, release and transformation. Born out of Chicago's post-disco underground club scene in the late 80s, rave counterculture continues to be a significant global movement, providing a space of liberation for repressed and marginalised communities. In periods of radical social, political and economic change, raves are energy-filled zones of autonomy that offer alternative spaces of freedom, hope and unity.

Read more on the QAGOMA Blog: 5 films to rave about – Sound systems, acid-house and the yellow smiley

The cinema program will be accompanied by a new setlist developed by UK DJ Ben Hawkswell. Program curated by Victoria Wareham, Australian Cinémathèque