The third film from the “Romantic Warriors – A Progressive Music Saga” documentary team of Adele Schmidt and José Zegarra is well under way. The Romantic Warriors III – Canterbury Tales scheduled for release in January 2015.
The first two films, Romantic Warriors I (2010) and Romantic Warriors II covered the first wave of progressive rock bands and an in depth look at the Rock in Opposition (RIO) movement respectively.
The third film in the series concentrates on the early Canterbury scene movement with highlights from Wilde Flowers (UK), Soft Machine (UK), Caravan (UK), Gong (France), Uriel (UK), Egg (UK), Matching Mole (UK), Hatfield and The North (UK), Gilgamesh (UK), National Health (UK), Quiet Sun (UK), Supersister (Netherlands), Moving Gelatine Plates (France) and The Muffins (USA).
Contributions also include: Pye Hastings & Geoffrey Richardson, (Caravan) Dirk “Mont” Campbell (Uriel, Egg), Brian Hopper, (Wilde Flowers, Zobe), David Sinclair (Caravan, Hatfield and The North), Bill MacCormick (Matching Mole, Quiet Sun), Robert Jan Stips (SuperSister), Didier Malherbe (Gong) Phil Miller (Matching Mole, Hatfield and The North, National Health, In Cahoots), Roy Babbington (Nucleus, Delivery, Soft Machine), John Etheridge (Soft Machine), Didier Thibault (Moving Gelatine Plates), Patrick Forgas (Forgas), Benoit Moerlen (Gong, Pierre Moerlen’s Gong, Mike Oldfield’s Band, Gongzilla), and Theo Travis (Soft Machine Legacy, Steven Wilson).
Further information regarding the film and how you can help can be found HERE.