Lefto: In Transit is a five-part documentary series with Belgian DJ Lefto, following him across the globe as he presents five different cities through the medium he knows best: underground music. “I’m just a man like you” Lefto says in the teaser, smirking at the camera. We think this series may prove otherwise.
DJ Lefto — his name is known and his music is loved across the globe. But what brought him from a guy working at a Belgian record shop o an international tastemaker, sustaining widespread success over the years? The thing that brought him into a record shop in the first place: a passion for music.
“He’s five people in one, like a child; like he’s 16 all the time,” British DJ Gilles Peterson gushes. ”He’s a progressive DJ and there’s very few of those.”
Caviar Brussels director Kurt De Leijer has taken notice of that passion and is directing a five-part documentary series on Lefto, “In Transit” hitting Belgian television Spring 2017. The series was selected for the 2016 Gent International Film Festival in October.