MDFF: Melbourne Stories Program 1

Featuring Q&A with directors!

STRANGE TENANTS: SKA'D FOR LIFE
Director: Fiona Cochrane
Runtime:55 mins
Premiere: World Premiere
Strange Tenants were the “Godfathers of Australian Ska”, emerging in the 1980s in the wake of UK two-tone ska bands like The Specials but producing original political ska songs unlike most other Australian ska bands. 36 years later they’re still around and still political.

WOODSTOCK AT FIFTY: A VENUE FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
Director: Aidan Prewitt
Runtime: 52 mins
Premiere: World Premiere
With the approaching 50th anniversary of Woodstock, we are presenting a special cut of the multi-award-winning documentary ‘A Venue for the End of the World’, featuring extended interviews with original Woodstock performers, crew and high-profile commentators. This very special event will feature a live Q&A with famed Woodstock announcer & lighting designer Chip Monck. The film centers around the late ‘60’s crossover of music and politics and includes unseen 8mm footage from the Woodstock festival. Featuring Chip Monck, Michael Shrieve (Santana), Joe McDonald (Country Joe & the Fish), Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Dick Cavett (The Dick Cavett Show) and D.A. Pennebaker (Monterey Pop).
Wednesday, 24th July

Legend Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed captions or audio description available for individual use for this session, captions DO NOT appear on-screen.

Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior

Commences Wednesday, 24 Jul 2019
Rating E
Genre Documentary
Running Time 117
Language
D PDF sessions Closed Caption Temporary Wheelchair Access Great British Deluxe Melbourne Documentary Film Festival MET OPERA hAPPY hOUR E Youtube