03/05. Wednesday

20:45 Trueba cinemas 1

Baccara. A certain Song: Yes Sir, I can Boogie

Amanda Louise Macchia (France - 2023 - 7’ - VO - International Premiere)

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The story of the hit disco song Yes Sir, I Can Boogie, which continues to dominate the fashion world 45 years after its initial release and entry into the Guinness Book of World Records. Told by Mayte Mateos, founding member of the Spanish duo Baccara, and illustrated by her archive of personal photos, press clippings, and magazine features from the late 1970s era.

Data sheet

  • Director: Amanda Louise Macchia
  • Year: 2023
  • Country: France
  • Length: 7 min. 2 s.
  • Original language: Spanish, English
  • Leadings: Mayte Mateos
  • Producers: Amanda Louise Macchia

Amanda Louise Macchia

Amanda Louise Macchia

Amanda Louise Macchia is an Italian-Canadian video artist currently based in Paris, France. She holds an MA in Fashion Film & Photography from the Paris College of Art. Her work has appeared in publications including Antidote Magazine, Billboard Magazine, Dazed Media, ELLE, i-D, ODDA Magazine, Purple Magazine, Puss Puss Magazine, Refinery29, System Magazine, VICE Media, Vogue, Wonderland Magazine and many more.