Super Furry Animals film set to debut

Gruff Rhys will play special show to mark launch

Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys will mark the launch of his feature film ‘Separado!’, with a special performance in London.

The film, co-directed by Rhys and Dylan Goch, sees Rhys take the lead role in documentary film, which is dubbed a “psychedelic western road movie” in which Rhys traces the footsteps of his ancestors in South America. It was funded by the Welsh Film Council.

A preview of the film will be shown at London’s ICA venue on March 1.

The screening will be followed by a special performance of Welsh folk, featuring a performance from Rhys. Tickets are available from the ICA’s website.

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