Swedish House Mafia Press Release: Leave The World Behind in Canadian Cinemas from April 01
LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND
DOCUMENTARY MOTION PICTURE STARRING SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA COMES TO CANADA
GLOBAL CINEMA SCREENINGS ANNOUNCED ACROSS 17 COUNTRIES WITH MORE TO COME
“Christian Larson’s rather beautiful, emotionally striking and often uplifting Leave the World Behind is a real delight” – Mark Adams, Screen Daily
"They came, they raved, they loved. We watched, we danced, we still miss them.. you'll leave the cinema heading straight for the club." – MTV
“A blast from start to finish” – Examiner20 MARCH 2014 (Toronto, ON) – Capturing the final, electric moments of global music sensation Swedish House Mafia is the most anticipated music documentary of the year. LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND had its world premiere last week at the SXSW Film Festival and subsequent sold-out preview screenings across the UK, USA, Sweden, Holland and Australia saw cinemas turn into raves. Today, screenings have been announced across 17 countries worldwide, including Canada, where cinemas in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver will be showing LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND as of April 1. Tickets for Canadian screenings will go on sale March 25 at leavetheworldbehind.com, where full listing details can be found. 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 band in order to save their friendship. Director Christian Larson (Take One) captures their final world tour, which marked 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 received its world premiere on March 12 in Austin. Swedish House Mafia have sold over 1.7 million albums worldwide with their biggest selling single, Don’t You 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 and being certified 3x Platinum in Canada.