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Music on Film

Inspiring music docs from around the world come together with curated musical performances and special guest discussions selected by The Royal Conservatory of Music.

Screenings hosted by Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Performing Arts Division.

Tickets: $17 (Members: $12, $10, Free)
Six-film bundle: $42 (Members: $30, $24, Free)

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Tuesday, September 25, 6:30 PM

Cathedralsof Culture

Cathedrals of Culture Part 1

  • Germany, Austria, USA
  • 85
  • STC
    Director:
  • Wim Wenders, Michael Glawogger, Michael Madsen
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A trio of distinguished filmmakers examine human life from the unblinking perspective of three iconic buildings: the Berlin Philharmonic, the National Library of Russia, and the Halden Prison.


Tuesday, October 30, 6:30 PM

Rumble

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

  • Canada
  • 102
  • STC
    Director:
  • Catherine Bainbridge, Alfonso Maiorana
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Lift the veil on the enormous impact of Indigenous musicians including Robbie Robertson, Link Wray, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jimi Hendrix and more in this audience favourite full of good tunes.


Tuesday, November 27, 6:30 PM

Atuba To Cuba

A Tuba To Cuba

  • USA, Cuba
  • 82
  • STC
    Director:
  • T.G. Herrington, Danny Clinch
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Retracing their roots, New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band embark on a cultural journey to post-embargo Cuba in search of the indigenous beats and rhythms that gave birth to New Orleans jazz.


Tuesday, January 29, 6:30 PM

Freedom Sing

Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement

  • USA
  • 90
  • STC
    Director:
  • Jon Goodman
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The story of the civil rights movement and its continuing impact on music, politics, and culture through the freedom songs.


Tuesday, February 26, 6:30 PM

Zubin Mehta

Good Thoughts, Good Words, Good Deeds: the Conductor Zubin Mehta

  • Germany
  • 98
  • STC
    Director:
  • Bettina Ehrhardt
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This globe-trotting biography is a magnificent tribute to conductor Zubin Mehta, an artistic virtuoso and true believer in the international language of music.


Tuesday, April 2, 6:30 PM

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar: Between Two Worlds

  • France, USA
  • 90
  • STC
    Director:
  • Mark Kidel
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The definitive account of India's most celebrated musician follows two years of Ravi Shankar's life filmed in India and America against the backdrop of seven decades of creation.

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