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Waiting: The Van Duren Story

About the film

In the 1970s, Memphis musician Van Duren was tipped to be the next Paul McCartney but instead faded into obscurity. Years later, two Australian friends come across his record and set out to discover what went wrong.

Runtime 1 hour 19 mins
Premiere Melbourne Premiere
Previous Festivals Gold Coast Film Festival

Director(s) Wade Jackson

Venue Cinema Nova

Address 380 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Date July 26, 2019

Time 6:15 pm

GenresHidden Gems / Indie, Feature Docs, Australian, Music

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2019 Films

Feature Docs

Blockbuster / Premiere


Docs After Dark




Hidden Gems / Indie

True Crime / Stranger Than Fiction

Doc Web Series / Video Essay

Melbourne Stories

World Cinema

Women in Film



Film Buff

Environmental / Tech / Health

Doc Challenge

Art Documentaries

Legends of Documentary

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