A new documentary about the life and career of Laurent Garnier and his impact on the world of techno is set to debut this week in Copenhagen.
Laurent Garnier: Off The Record will premiere at the CPH:DOX film festival on May 7th. The documentary serves as a deep-dive into Garnier’s origins and his life’s work cultivating and evolving the techno scene worldwide. Appearances from the likes of Carl Cox, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Kerri Chandler, The Blessed Madonna, Jeff Mills, and others will expand on Garnier’s history.
“We have been talking about it for such a long time and now…next Friday, May the 7th, it’s finally getting its theatrical world première at the fantastic festival CPH:DOX!” Garnier Tweeted. “I am so thrilled!”
Although French by birth, Laurent Garnier began DJing in Manchester in 1986. After traveling back to France to fulfill military obligations, he organized legendary events like Wake Up and Dijon in the early ’90s. He released his first album, Shot in the Dark, in 1995.
“A million thanks to everyone of you who helped us in any way to make this dream come true,” Garnier continued in a reply. “Merci Merci Merci.”