By Ryan Keating-Lambert

New documentary film Solo recently won the Czech Joy award for best Czech documentary at the prestigous Jihlava Documentary Film Festival in the Czech Republic. Pianist and protagonist Martín Perino is currently in the Czech Republic performing and promoting the film, which will be released nationally this week through Artcam films.

Solo is the exceptional debut documentary film by director/producer (and Prague local) Artemio Benki, centred around Perino, piano virtuoso and composer, and his recovery in Buenos Aires after a breakdown. It’s a gripping and moving story about overcoming mental illness that is an absolute MUST-SEE.

Perino is currently in the Czech Republic performing and promoting the film, which will be released nationally this Thursday, October 31st through Artcam films.

Catch an English friendly screening, Q&A and concert with Martin and director Artemio Benki at Kino Lucerna this Wednesday, October 30th at 18:30, and in the new Screenshot Film House this Saturday, November 2nd at 19:30.

Photo: Artcam

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