date: 11th Feb 2016

tags: History, Music

Once Around the Sun

Take “a psychedelic journey” through Australia’s first ever open-air rock festival, held at Ourimbah in 1970. Peace, love and rock’n’roll!

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date: 21st Sep 2015

tags: Culture, Documentary, Music

Shut Up and Play the Hits

On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. “Shut Up And Play the Hits” documents this once in a life time performance, and provides an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision to break up the band. 

date: 13th Aug 2015

tags: Culture, Documentary, Music, Society

Decline of Western Civilization 3

The final film in Penelope Spheeris’ ground breaking “The Decline and Fall of Western Civilization” is out now! In 1981 Spheeris explored the punk rock culture and in 1988 she turned her lens on heavy metal. In Part III, made ten years later, she delves into the harsh, anti-establishment world of “gutter punk”.


date: 12th Aug 2015

tags: Culture, Documentary, Internet, Law, Media, Music

Rip a Remix Manifesto

Immerse yourself in the energetic, innovative and potentially illegal world of mash-up media with Rip!: A Remix Manifesto. Let web activist Brett Gaylor and musician Greg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, serve as your digital tour guides on a probing investigation into how culture builds upon culture in the information age.

date: 11th Aug 2015

tags: Documentary, Music, Society

Alice Cooper

Calling all metalheads! Part II of Penelope Spheeris’ ground breaking Decline of Western Civilization trilogy follows the heavy metal scene in Los Angeles, with particular emphasis on the glam metal subgenre. Alice Cooper, Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, Paul Stanley – they’re all here…


date: 6th Aug 2015

tags: Humanities, Music

Decline and Fall of Western Civilization

Hold on to your pool chairs! All three of Penelope Spheeris’ entertaining, heartbreaking and iconic Decline of Western Civilization documentaries – the films chronicling L.A.’s hardcore punk, hair-metal and gutter-punk phenomena – have been lovingly restored!

date: 27th Jul 2015

tags: Documentary, Music

Stones in the Park

“The Stones in the Park” is one the most legendary concerts in rock’n’roll history. Now, you can see it for yourself. “The Stones in the Park” was a free outdoor concert held in Hyde Park on the 5th of July, 1969, to introduce the Rolling Stones’s new guitarist Mick Taylor. It was the first Stones concert in two years.

date: 11th Jun 2015

tags: Comedy, Culture, Music


Scod, Yon and Gatesy are Tripod – one of the most popular and prolific comedy acts working in Australia today filmed their show at the WOODFORD FOLK FESTIVAL. This performance captures many of Tripod’s favourite songs and routines, with the boys in fine fettle.

date: 17th Apr 2015

tags: History, Music, Politics


Actor and writer Stephen Fry explores his passion for the world’s most controversial composer – Richard Wagner. But Stephen is Jewish and lost family members in the Holocaust, so can he salvage the music he loves from its dark association with anti-semitism and the Nazis? Shot on location in Germany, Switzerland and Russia, the film includes unique behind-the-scenes access to the Bayreuth Festival, the annual extravaganza of Wagner’s music held in the composer’s own purpose built theatre.


date: 6th Mar 2015

tags: Culture, Music


“I’ve always felt that jazz and blues were true American art forms. Maybe the only really original art forms that we have.” Actor, director and composer Clint Eastwood explores his life long passion for the Blues and Jazz while showing their important influence as a modern American art. Produced by Martin Scorsese this film is the a seventh installment featuring interviews with some of history’s most famous musicians.


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