Director: J BenstockWith the birth of his son, comedy director Jes Bestock explores his previously sidelined family in a paranoid attempt to protect his child from the darker side of his gene pool. Combining computer graphics and video, this amusing short doc looks at the family in all its complexity.
Ken Wardrop's award-winning film is an intimate portrait of an elderly, overweight woman, which reveals her perspective on issues of love, ageing and body image. It screened at the Critics' Week in C… More »
[Thunder Lannyang] is an elegant portrait of Taiwanese music and family tradition interwoven with a personal history. Jin-tsai Chuan is one of the few remaining exponents of Baguan traditional opera.… More »
This rock'n'roll documentary explores the relationship between war and music through a group of young survivors of the Bosnian war. Surprisingly, they look back on their lives during the siege of Sar… More »
Eco Paul cares for the environment. Wherever he goes, he obsessively collects rubbish from the streets of Melbourne. This moving doco follows the filmmaker's journey from shame and embarrassment to a… More »
The death of his brother triggers Jay Rosenblatt's poetic series of chapters that explore the various stages of grief. This powerful film reminds us that while grief is painful and isolating, it is, … More »