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MELBOURNE ON FILM SHORTS 2

(MIFF 2011, Our Space)

See Melbourne through the decades with these shorts focusing on the environs of our fair city. Spanning the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s, these films capture the streets and architecture of Melbourne in all their glory.

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MELBOURNE ON FILM SHORTS 1

... Presented by ... ... ... See Melbourne through the decades with these shorts focusing on the environs of our fair city. Spanning the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s, these films capture the streets and ... More »

PETROPOLIS: AERIAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE ALBERTA TAR SANDS

'It's mesmerising and, to that extent, forcefully confronts us with the ugliness of industrialisation.' - Times ... Under 4.3 million hectares of boreal forest in Canada lies a mixture of sand and ... More »

THE SPAG (M)

A portrait of growing up as a newly arrived migrant in 1950s Melbourne, The Spag revolves around Giovannino, a young Italian paperboy. When his father dies, his mother wants to return to Italy, but ... More »

CITIES ON SPEED - SHANGHAI SPACE

Shanghai Space ... In a city that grows by half a million people per year, space is a precious commodity. Shanghai's rapid expansion is forcing officials to look at subterranean accommodation as a ... More »

RUHR

"The artist is someone who pays attention and reports back." - James Benning ... Experimental filmmaker James Benning moves from 16mm to high-definition video in his first film shot outside of the ... More »

DETROIT WILD CITY

What would the apocalypse look like? ... Home to the US automobile industry, Detroit was once the gleaming hub of America's industrial engine. But as the economy disintegrates, Detroit has become the ... More »

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