News: Laura Jean Announces Screenings of ‘Amateurs’ Concert Film

Laur Jean

Sydney songwriter Laura Jean launches a beautiful concert film version of her acclaimed new album ‘Amateurs’ with screenings in Melbourne, Sydney and Castlemaine, including a Q&A with Laura and director Jasmin Tarasin.

Across summer 2021-2022, Laura went into striking Sydney venue Phoenix Central Park to film a live version of Amateurs including a full band and string section. Directed by the acclaimed Jasmin Tarasin, the beautifully shot 46min film includes introductions to each song by Laura, giving a deeper understanding of the poetic, engrossing world of ‘Amateurs’.

‘Amateurs’ the album has been an overwhelming critical smash, earning raves from PItchfork, The Guardian UK, a Double J feature album and making the Australian Music Prize shortlist. It also was one of Backseat Mafia’s top Antipodean albums of 2022.

Laura Jean Live at the Factory Theatre (photo Deb Pelser)

Concert Film Screenings

Tuesday April 11, 8.30pm
Melbourne – Thornbury Picture House

Thursday April 13, 8.30pm
Sydney – Our Golden Age

Sunday June 4, 4.00pm
Castlemaine – Theatre Royal

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