F[r]EE

Freetekno: how they made a living with 180bpm, a sound system and fifty thousand people on a field.

  • Alessandro Ugo
    Director
    Outsiders
  • Alessandro Ugo
    Writer
  • Alessandro Ugo
    Producer
  • Gabriele Dente
    Art Director
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 19 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 7, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    Czech Republic, France, Italy, United Kingdom
  • Language:
    English, French, Italian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Alessandro Ugo

Born in Milan, Italy, Alessandro Ugo moved to London where he obtained his BA in digital filmmaking. He works as an independent producer and editor of commercials for clients like Pepsi, Zegna, Fendi and interviews with corporate managers, celebrities and the Royal Family.

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Director Statement

I first learnt the ropes of professional filmmaking producing interviews with corporate managers and soon with celebrities and members of the Royal Family. A natural connection and a relaxed set, I believe, is achieved through an almost maniacal preparation and attention to detail.

F[r]ee uniquely collects the confessions of the protagonists of the zero hour of free tekno parties, a mysterious clandestine world. A behind the scene across three decades, told by the pioneers of the longest living counter culture.