Revelation Film Festival 2014

2018  Films

RocKabul

Official Selection: Rotterdam Film Festival

The local Producer of last year’s Rev smash Meal Tickets  - Brooke Silcox – comes back to the rock and roll table with this great look at Afghanistan’s only heavy metal band and the risky endeavour of playing this illegal music in this fractured place.

At the outset of the film, Qasem, Pedram, Qais, Lemar Yosef are members of the head-banging outfit District Unknown (DU)…and they can hardly play…tuning up is something you do when you play onstage, not when you rehearse right? Enter Australian journalist Travis Beard whose admiration for the boys and his own love of music begins to channel things in a much more productive way to a point of significant international success and local notoriety. In Afghanistan however, nothing can be taken for granted and the hopes that blazed so brightly for the band and Travis collide with political and social realities.

RocKabul covers so much ground it’s excellent and fascinating viewing from start to end and well deserving of its international success on the film festival circuit.

DirectorTravis Beard and Producer Brooke Silcox will be in attendance for a post film Q&A

BUY TICKETS:
Sun 8th, 6.30pm, Luna Leederville

Sat 14th, 6.30pm, SX

Sun 15th, 8.15pm, SX

Tue 17th, 6.30pm, Luna Leederville

 

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  • Director:Travis Beard
  • Year:2018
  • Country:Aus/Afghanistan
  • Duration:77mins
  • Rated:Unclassified 15

Session Times

  • Sun 8th, 6.30pm, Luna Leederville
  • Sat 14th, 6.30pm, SX
  • Sun 15th, 8.15pm, SX
  • Tue 17th, 6.30pm, Luna Leederville

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