Italo Disco – The Sparkling Sound of the 80s

Italo Disco. Der Glitzersound der 80er

24th TDF: Greek Premiere

​​The tale of a music genre that conquered the world during a cybernetic decade: 80s Italo Disco. Using the leading personalities and an accurate archive research, the documentary immerses the viewer in the pop narrative that was not only dancing music but also an aesthetic, a social phenomenon and a creative industry.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market.

Direction: Alessandro Melazzini
Script: Alessandro Melazzini
Cinematography: Alexander Vexler
Editing: Massimiliano Cecchini
Sound: Havir Gergolet, Eick Hoemann, Jesus Casquete
Music: Luca Vasco
Production: Alpenway Media GmbH
Producers: Alessandro Melazzini
Co-production: RAI, BR
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Germany, Italy
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 62΄
Contact: Rai Com

Alessandro Melazzini


2011 Munich, Italy. Stories of Arrivals in Germany
2014 Stelvio. Crossroads of Peace
2015 Like a River. The Ska Faces (short)
2019 Das Vermächtnis der Zisterzienser
2021 Italo Disco. The Sparkling Sound of the 80s