They’re releasing two exciting films: an African crime thriller and We Are Twisted F***ing Sister. In this documentary, filmmaker Andrew Horn explores the history and legacy of glam-rock icons Twisted Sister, from the band’s early club days to their rise to popularity in the 1980s.
Meanwhile Djo Tunda Wa Mung’s Viva Riva! is an atmospheric film described by the NY Times as “parakeet colors… distinctive African beats… a playful sensuality.”
Read on for more details on this week’s new releases:
WE ARE TWISTED F***ING SISTER
DIRECTED BY ANDREW HORN
The mesmerizing, wickedly appealing and never-before-told story of the ten grueling years leading up to the band’s legendary career, recounted directly by the band themselves, their managers and their biggest fans.
DIRECTED BY DJO TUNDA WA MUNGA
Riva is a small time operator who has just returned to his hometown of Kinshasa, Congo after a decade away with a major score: a fortune in hijacked gasoline. Wads of cash in hand and out for a good time, Riva is soon entranced by beautiful night club denizen Nora, the kept woman of a local gangster. Into the mix comes an Angolan crime lord relentlessly seeking the return of his stolen shipment of gasoline.