The producers of on-going documentary series about progressive rock ask for help funding its new addition, Romantic Warriors 4: Krautrock (Part 1)
Film producers Adele Schmidt and José Zegarra Holder are about to unleash the fourth edition in their progressive rock series Romantic Warriors: A Progressive Music Saga. This time they've focused on the German experimental rock scene that rose to prominence in the 1960s and 70s, with a two part feature-length documentary divided by the genre's core epicentres. Part one will focus on bands from the Cologne, Düsseldorf and Hamburg regions, with part two (release date planned for late 2019) concentrating on bands from the Berlin and Munich scenes.
Documenting the work of artists such as Can, Faust, Kluster, Cluster, Kraftwerk, Floh De Cologne, Neu!, La Düsseldorf, Japandorf and Harmonia, and featuring interviews with Jean-Hervé Peron, Zappi Diermaier, Malcolm Mooney, Jaki Liebezeit, Damo Suzuki, Irmin Schmidt, Wolfgang Flür, Eberhard Kranemann, Dieter Klemm, Dick Städtler, Theo König, Vridolin Enxing, Michael Rother, Miki Yui, Hans Lampe, Hans Joachim Roedelius and Harald Grosskopf, part one is near completion, however the producers still need help financing the final stages.
For more information, and to donate, you can visit the indiegogo campaign. Other films in the series include: Romantic Warriors I (2010), Romantic Warriors II: About Rock In Opposition (2012) and Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales (2015).
Watch the trailer below.