Meal Tickets to open the Sydney Indie Film Festival

Mat de Koning’s Meal Tickets will open this year’s Sydney Indie Film Festival.

Sydneysiders and visitors to the Australian capital will be able to enjoy the coming-of-age Australian rockumentary at the festival on Monday, October 10 which will include a Q&A with producers Brooke Silcox and Dave Kavanagh. Tickets are free and all donations go to help the Free West Papua Campaign. Please register at:

Meal Tickets was filmed over ten years and follows high school band mates and their roadie who dedicate their twenties to seeking success in the music industry. Australian filmmaker, Mat de Koning, filmed 700 hours of footage of his best friends to give this no holds barred look at being a rock’n’roller in an age where the Internet and social media changed the game.

From Perth to New York, Melbourne to Los Angeles we are given a back stage pass to the gigs, the tour, the conflicts and indulgences. There is partying with all the messiness of youth but gradually each of the boys question if they have what it takes to be a star and ultimately what success truly means. and indulgences. There is partying with all the messiness of youth but gradually each of the boys question if they have what it takes to be a star and ultimately what success truly means.

More details here.

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