Music Movies

Music Movies

Music Movies

The UTAS Conservatorium of Music is joining with us to introduce some great recent music films that never saw theatrical release. Each featuring so much more than just a killer soundtrack, don't miss your chance to catch these exclusive picks on the silver screen!

Next up is Gimme Danger, with Rob Long exploring why people who like The Stooges are cooler than you - Thursday 21st September 6.00pm.

All tickets $15

The UTAS Conservatorium of Music is excited to be involved in these screenings of some great music related movies over the next few months. This provides us with an opportunity to engage with local music aficionados and showcase some of the depth and breadth of knowledge that is to be found at the Conservatorium. Staff from the conservatorium will present a short talk and facilitate discussion around each of the films. We hope you will find this an interesting and informative addition to the viewing of the movie and look forward to seeing you at all of the series.


Music Movies - Janis: Little Girl Blue

  • Director
  • Amy Berg
  • Synopsis
    Uncompromising rocker Janis Joplin, as you’ve never known her before: an eye-opening documentary featuring unseen footage, private letters and interviews with band members.
    Joplin died at age 27 from a heroin overdose, within a few short years of Jimi Hendrix, Brian Jones and Jim Morrison – the quartet later tagged the ‘27 Club’. Her tragic early death turned her into an icon, and in the process the woman and her talent were diminished. Oscar-nominated director, Amy Berg, with access to Joplin’s personal letters (read by singer Cat Power) and previously unseen footage and interviews, looks behind the myth. She charts the evolution of Joplin from her 1950s Texan home-town, to San Francisco in the era of hippie-dom and psychedelia, to her breakout performance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. Most importantly, the film celebrates Joplin’s raw, brazen talent, and the clout of her unmistakable gravelly voice.

    MUSIC MOVIES - the University of Tasmania's Conservatorium of Music is joining with us to introduce some great music films. Catch the Opening Night of these special screenings with Kelly Ottaway, 6pm Thursday 2nd November.

    All tickets $15
  • Classification
  • M, 104 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Mature themes, drug references and coarse language
  • Genre
  • Documentary, Music
  • Running Time
  • 104 minutes