ROXY’s come back: “One Fire Ignites Another”
You have those enjoying the cinematographic glamour Cannes implies these days, but as usual, Amsterdam goes raw when it comes to documentation. One of the most influential dance clubs: ROXY once unfairly disappeared. However, tomorrow’s documentary première “ONE FIRE IGNITES ANOTHER” will let current avant-garde lovers to resurrect and experience the European nightclub at the forefront of late 80s individualism.
There was nothing more intriguing and sexy than ROXY’s paradise on the dance floor under its acid house music. Hidden in front of Amsterdam’s flower market, the institution influenced style and reinforced the local street identity since 1987. We could define it as one of the most artistic conglomerate that ever existed; magnetic for celebrities, dancers and attractive for night vagabonds. How shocking these images are is not relevant anymore, they are more intense when you realize this was a unique creative movement more than two decades ago.
Première: RIALTO – “ONE FIRE IGNITES ANOTHER”
- Direction: Stacey Lee & Clare van den Berg