PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW
Followed by the film ‘Presenting Princess Shaw’, documentary by Ido Haar, 80 mins, Israel, 2015, original with German subtitles.
Samantha Montgomery works as a carer in an old people’s home during the day and in her free time tries to become a singer and ‘YouTuber’. The Israeli artist Kutiman discovers her on the internet and combines her songs with song clips from musicians from all over the world- until ‘Princess Shaw’ one day has her big performance. A modern fairy-tale about the connecting and creative power of the internet, with two enchanting protagonists.
Followed by: film discussion with a musical contribution from ‘Princess Shaw’ alias Samantha Montgomery.
Foto: Haim Yafim Barbalat / Courtesy of Atzmor Productions