Preview screenings announced for Swedish House Mafia documentary
Get ready to capture the final ‘electric’ moments of global music sensation Swedish House Mafia in the most anticipated music documentary of the year as it receives its first UK advance preview. LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND will have its UK debut on March 14th 2014 ahead of its cinema release later this year. Limited tickets will be available for the event at the ODEON Leicester Square from www.leavetheworldbehind.com with a £15 donation from each ticket sold going to Teenage Cancer Trust.
With breath-taking live moments, huge laughs and dark lows LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND follows legendary electronic dance group Swedish House Mafia as they decide to end the group in order to save their friendship. Director Christian Larson (Take One) captures their final world tour which became the largest worldwide electronic music tour in history with over 1,000,000 tickets sold in just one week.
Audiences will get a front-row seat as Larson films the trio in an honest, raw, and emotional showcase of the group’s final chapter as electronic dance music’s finest.
LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND explores three of the biggest stars in the electronic music scene, a scene which has gripped youth the world over. The film displays an insight into this world, the psychology of the band, plus the sheer scale of the tour itself and the band’s outstanding global achievements.
Executively produced by Jonas Åkerlund (Spun, Madonna: I’m Going to Tell You a Secret) the film will get its world premiere in March during the infamous SXSW Festival.
Swedish House Mafia have sold over 1.7 million albums worldwide with their biggest selling single, ‘Don’t Your Worry Child’, receiving over 160 million views on VEVO/YouTube and selling nearly 6 million singles worldwide reaching the #1 spot in 45 countries across the world including the UK. The group were also the first electronic dance music act to headline the world renowned Madison Square Gardens in New York City. Tickets for the show sold out in just 9 minutes.
LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND – COMING SOON TO NATIONWIDE CINEMAS
12 March SXSW Film Festival Paramount Theatre Austin
13 March Ziegfeld Theatre New York City
13 March Cinerama Dome Los Angeles
14 March ODEON Leicester Square London
14 March De Balie Amsterdam
14 March Hoyts Entertainment Quarter Sydney
Watch the trailer for LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND at:
Teaser clips: www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6OGbHlTQ9w