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Australia, 1987 (MIFF 1987, Australian Sites)

Director: Philip Brophy

A portrait of Melbourne as a typical city with its shrines of consumption and entertainment. The shrines are (in no particular order), drive-ins, sex shops, fast food restaurants and neon signs. The tape is divided into two sections - day and night.

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Depictions

Depictions are the evidence of acts of depiction. From cartoons of J.R. to B.B.C. weather maps of Ireland, to pages from Zora comics to 'Wildstyle' Letraset - what is centred on in this tape is the ... More »

BODY MELT

When Philip Brophy describes his first feature as "the suburbs on weird drugs", he's not just milking a cute turn of phrase - it's the plot in five words! When an ambitious doctor tests his new body ... More »

The Opening Ceremony of the 1980 Moscow Olympics as Televised by HSV Channel 7

"A textual reconstruction of the televising of the 1980 Moscow Olympics Opening Ceremony." Philip Brophy ... Blow-up of 1980 Super 8. ... More »

No Dance

'An experimental documentary on dancing and its part in subcultures from punk to electro." Philip Brophy ... Remade from 1982 Super 8. ... More »

Club Video

A dual monitor Installation designed to steal the show. ... More »

The Celluloid Self

"A look at the relationships between character, person. figure, star, persona and personality." Philip Brophy ... Remade from 1982 Super 8 original. ... More »

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