Gruff Rhys, enigmatic lead singer and songwriter for celebrated Welsh space rock outfit Super Furry Animals, solo artist and one half of trans-Atlantic electronic duo Neon Neon, has spent the past five years crafting his first documentary, “Separado!”
Directed by Dylan Goch & Gruff Rhys, “Separado!” takes us on a pan continental road trip in search of Rhys’ long lost Patagonian uncle, the poncho wearing guitarist Rene Griffiths. Dylan Goch follows Gruff Rhys on a tour that takes in the theatres, nightclubs and desert tea houses of Wales, Brazil and the Argentine Andes as he discovers what became of his family, the Welsh Diaspora and its musical legacy.
The documentary will have its U.S. premiere next month at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The screening will take place on June 24th and 26th, tickets go on sale June 1st. The Mexican premiere will then take place at the Distrital Film Festival in Mexico City on June 3rd accompanied by a short live set by Gruff Rhys, with British distribution also occurring this summer.