This short film showcases the city of Montreal on a summer's night. What was once a small Indian village is presented as a pot-pourri of contrasting sights and sounds. It is North America's second largest port and, after Paris, the world's largest French-speaking city. With its warehouses, offices, homes, clubs and amusement parks, the city serves as a bright backdrop for a happy couple out on the town.
An American posing as a Russian prince woos a visiting Ohio heiress.
Having arrived in Paris in 1985, Hector did everything to be like “them”. In a notebook he finds in his flat, he crosses out a list of things he should do or pay attention to if he wants to become part of the French elite. In a painful dialogue with Martin, his alleged son, Hector notices himself in Martin; a young man full of dreams and ideals that turn out not to be matched by reality. Metropole is a film about migration, about assimilation, about the haunting of one’s past. It is a film about identity; lost, assumed, false. Metropole tells the story of millions of people out there who leave their homes behind in order to find a new one.
The story of two youngsters who one night meet a woman Khatoon who has take refuge in a billiard club. This put them on many challenges.
2019 marks the 15th anniversary of Boom, Belgium festival Tomorrowland, and its organizers have a lot planned for the milestone event. Among the special additions for this year's installment is "Symphony of Unity," an orchestral performance which will take place once during each weekend. "Symphony of Unity" is performed by The Metropole Orkest, who famously accompanied Hardwell onstage at his farewell performance in 2018. One 60-minute spectacle took place on July 21st, and the other on July 28th, 2019.
The city of São Paulo at the end of the 1920s. Urbanism, fashion, public monuments, industrialization, historical facts, coffee production expansion, education and the sound of daily life. Using the classic documentary Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Großstadt (1927) as a model, Hungarian filmmakers Adalberto Kemeny and Rodolf Lustig, who owned one of the best film laboratories that Brazil relied on at the time, made this documentary.
Sylva is the tenth album by American jazz fusion group Snarky Puppy, released on May 26, 2015. It was a collaboration between the band and the Metropole Orkest from the Netherlands. It won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.
Mike Patton & The Metropole Orchestra: Mondo Cane (2008-06-12)
The first collaboration between Gino Vannelli and The Metropole Orchestra took place in Rossendaal Holland, during 2000. It was the beginning of an extremely creative partnership and the logical progression of the 70's Vannelli sound. Two years later in 2002 their joint performance at the legendary North Sea Jazz Festival was regarded as a momentous collaboration of jazz, modern contemporary and big band.
September 4, 2008, Barry Hay was with the Metropole Big Band led by Jules Buckley in Paradiso, where he played all songs from his album The Big Band Theory for the first time.
Looking for a brighter future in metropolitan Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family leave their miserable life in the rice terraces of Banaue, in the northern Philippines. In the sweltering capital, where all kind of perils lurk in every corner, Oscar catches a lucky break when he is offered a steady work for an armored truck company and the senior officer Ong takes him under his wing.
Their most ambitious staging to date, Black Symphony is capturing a unique concert at Rotterdam's Ahoy Arena on February 7, 2008. Sold out months in advance, Within Temptation performed to 10,000 fans with the 60-piece Metropole Orchestra and a 20-voice classical choir, as well as on-stage stilt performers, costume changes, and an array of stunning pyrotechnic and lighting effects. Special guests include Keith Caputo (ex-Life Of Agony), Anneke van Giersbergen (The Gathering), and George Oosthoek (Orphanage)
This is an experimental film featuring an allegorical audiovisual symphony of image, text (excerpts from works by Proust and verses from Rilke’s poetry) and music through the use of archival photographs taken from Illustration Magazine. It focuses on the urban establishment and links the wave of Western colonization to the period right before the Great War (1914-1918).
Cities of the Underworld is an American documentary television series that premiered on March 2, 2007, on the History channel. The program explores the subterranean environment and culture beneath various civilizations. The series was originally hosted and narrated by Eric Geller for the majority of episodes in Season 1, with Don Wildman taking over for the rest of series 1 and series 2 and 3.