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Meal Tickets

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Join director Mat de Koning and band members from the Screwtop Detonators and Will Stoker & The Embers, when they discuss their rock documentary - ten years in the making!

A documentary filmed over 10 years, MEAL TICKETS is a cautionary tale of life in the world of modern day rock 'n' roll, and its realities vs its aspirations. Director Mat de Koning captures the rollercoaster journey of a young Perth band, the Screwtop Detonators, their manager Dave Kavanagh (an ex-mentor to The Libertines) and their one-time roadie, Will Stoker. Initially ambitious and eager for fame and fortune, their aspirations changes over time as they discover the depth of the struggle and sacrifice required to make it in the music industry. It's not just sex, drugs, rock'n'roll, it's growing up, masculinity, mateship, relationships and finding your place in the world.

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Event starts
Friday 23 February, 2018
Event Ends
Friday 23 February, 2018
Venue
Cinema Nova
Venue Address
380 Lygon St Carlton
Location

Victoria, Melbourne

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Category
Screenings, Festivals & Programs
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