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Backbeat

 

Always one of MIFF’s most popular programs, Backbeat puts sonic visions on the big screen, showing us the power of music – to heal, to inspire, to form friendships, to encourage us to live life to its fullest and to save a nation's soul.

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20,000 DAYS ON EARTH

20,000 DAYS ON EARTH

(98 mins)
Dir. Iain Forsyth,Jane Pollard | UK, 2013
BREADCRUMB TRAIL

BREADCRUMB TRAIL

(93 mins)
Dir. Lance Bangs | USA, 2014
COME WORRY WITH US!

COME WORRY WITH US!

(82 mins)
Dir. Helene Klodawsky | Canada, 2013
DON'T THINK I'VE FORGOTTEN: CAMBODIA'S LOST ROCK AND ROLL

DON'T THINK I'VE FORGOTTEN: CAMBODIA'S LOST ROCK AND ROLL

(107 mins)
Dir. John Pirozzi | USA, 2014
FINDING FELA!

FINDING FELA!

(120 mins)
Dir. Alex Gibney | USA, 2014
GOD HELP THE GIRL

GOD HELP THE GIRL

(111 mins)
Dir. Stuart Murdoch | UK, 2014
HEAVEN ADORES YOU

HEAVEN ADORES YOU

(104 mins)
Dir. Nickolas Rossi | USA, 2014
JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE

JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE

(118 mins)
Dir. John Ridley | Ireland,UK, 2013
KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON

KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON

(86 mins)
Dir. Alan Hicks | USA, 2014
THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS

THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS

(82 mins)
Dir. Edward Lovelace,James Hall | UK, 2014
PULP: A FILM ABOUT LIFE, DEATH & SUPERMARKETS

PULP: A FILM ABOUT LIFE, DEATH & SUPERMARKETS

(90 mins)
Dir. Florian Habicht | UK, 2014
SILK

SILK

(92 mins)
Dir. Benjamin Shearn | USA, 2013
SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON

SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON

(84 mins)
Dir. Mike Myers | USA, 2013
TIME IS ILLMATIC

TIME IS ILLMATIC

(74 mins)
Dir. One9 | USA, 2014