- 28 Jun 21
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Following the achievement of independence from British colonialism, the drive to establish a new cultural heritage for Zambia led to the evolution of 'Zamrock', a new musical style which fused elements from Western music popular in the country –from folk to funk – with aspects of more traditional Zambian music.
Leading the charge in this musical revolution was WITCH, fronted by Emanuel Chanda. Riding to success on a wave of national pride and optimism through the 1970s, WITCH faded into obscurity as Zambia’s political and economic systems fell into chaos with the decade’s close.
A chance encounter with their music led director Gio Arlotta to champion the revival of the band and their music, now reissued on vinyl, in a charming and engaging documentary reminiscent of Malik Bendjelloul’s critically acclaimed Searching For Sugar Man (2012).
WITCH: We Intend To Cause Havoc is available on July 2nd, but Hot Press and [email protected] are giving you a chance to win a free pass to see the movie at home. We're choosing three winners on Instagram and three on Facebook, so be sure to check out instructions for entering below! Winners will be announced on Friday, July 2, and the deadline for entry is Thursday, July 1 at 4pm.
To be in with a chance of winning, on Instagram, simply follow Hot Press (@hotpressmagazine), screenshot our competition story post to your own – be sure to tag @hotpressmagazine and a friend!
And on Facebook, follow us (Hot Press Magazine), tag a friend in the comments of the competition post, and share it!
Watch the trailer for WITCH: We Intend To Cause Havoc below.
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