Sounds on Screen at Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Festival is on in a few days and they have a range of programs that suit your tastes. One of these programs "Sounds On Screen" have a range of movies and documentaries about music artists and their stories. Below are a few blurbs of what you're going to miss if you don't save these gigs in your calendars. 

Our Friends at Sydney Film Festival need you to get involved. It celebrates independence and creativity of all artists across all cultures. Click the images below to find tickets and more information about the movies. You can also download StreamHear and find them in our GigFinder.


I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story

FILM Jessica Leski, 2017 The coming of age stories of four women whose lives were changed forever by their love of boybands Backstreet Boys, One Direction, Take That and The Beatles.



Bad Reputation

FILM Kevin Kerslake, 2017 Joan Jett, the kick-ass lead of The Runaways, mega-famous for I Love Rock ’n’ Roll and Cherry Bomb, relates her rockin’ life story.



Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.

FILM Stephen Loveridge, 2018 The journey of politicised pop star M.I.A. from her Sri Lankan birthplace through her London childhood, controversy and fame, crafted from her personal archive.




FILM Travis Beard, 2018 Australian musician, journalist and debut director Travis Beard chronicles Afghanistan’s only metal band as they take to the stage, risking their lives for rock music.



Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

FILM Stephen Nomura Schible, 2017 An exquisite portrait of Oscar-winning composer Ryuichi Sakamoto (Merry Christmas Mr. LawrenceThe Last Emperor), filmed over five years.




FILM Kevin Macdonald, 2018 Direct from Cannes, Oscar winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald’s (Marley, SFF 2012) unflinching and honest portrait of a rare talent, Whitney Houston, told by those closest to her.



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