A film by Edu Felistoque
(Brazil, 2017, 85 min. In Portuguese with English subtitles)
The documentary Badi observes the personal trajectory and the international career of singer, guitarist, and composer Badi Assad. From classical to pop, the film follows Badi and her guitar as they move through the global music scene, facing challenges and her own creative boundaries, with lightness – including the pressures of belonging to a family of virtuoso musicians. Guest appearances by the Assad brothers, Larry Coryell, Toquinho, Naná Vasconcelos, Seu Jorge, and other great names of Brazilian and International music.
Preceded by History of Electric Guitar (5 min.)
G.E. Smith performs the history of the electric guitar, from steel to squeal, in just one song!
Presented as part of the first annual Guitar Masters festival.