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Australia, 1980 (MIFF 1981, Documentary)

Director: Martin Rooke, Macau Light Company

This film examines the work and philosophy of the Centre for international Theatre Creations and their director, Peter Brook, during their 1 980 Australian tour and their meeting with tribal performers.

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Stepping Out

In November 1979 forty institutionalized mentally handicapped people staged an extraordinary series of mime and dance performances at the Sydney Opera House The film tells the story of this event ... More »

Scars

A series of unpretentious short films in which young people relate first-hand the stones of acci­dents they have experienced before revealing the scars they now carry for the rest of their lives ... More »

Japanese Cowboys

You couldn't be further from the open plains, but that hasn't dimmed the enthusiasm of the guitar plucking, country singing cowboys of Japan. ... Celebrating another example of the Japanese ... More »

Fragments of Grandmother

Fragments of Grandmother is a beautifully crafted film dealing with the fragments of our lives, our families, our memories, our words, our thoughts and our possessions, and ultimately how these ... More »

KELVIN AND HIS FRIENDS

In his latest doco, Melbourne filmmaker Brian McKenzie develops the observational documentary style employed in his earlier films,The Last Days Work (MIFF86) and I'll be Home for Christmas (MIFF ... More »

Night Trade

With Big Brother's Johnnnie Cass in the role of Gigolo, this dramatised doco explores the world of Sydney sexworker Sasha Nikolovic. After leaving war-torn Yugoslavia to avoid being drafted, he ... More »

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