Films By George Gittoes

Expanding upon his MIFF 2015 feature film Snow Monkey, esteemed photojournalist and filmmaker George Gittoes world premieres Fun Fair Jalalabad at MIFF 2017. This VR experience takes you on a tour to his adopted city for a story about three gangs of boys coming into conflict within the confines of a fun park in a war zone in Afghanistan. ... Read more
An experimental film, utilising new photographic techniques, offers unusual images in continual movement and change, of the sea, the sky, refracted sunlight, and natural textures. ... Read more
When a marine said, “We're more likely to get shot at in Miami than in Baghdad” in George Gittoes' powerful Soundtrack to War, he planted the seeds for this next project, Rampage. ... A stark and, at times, painful portrait of three brothers, this documentary reveals a dark ghetto within America's sunny state, but also a fertile breeding ground for Afro-American creativity and culture. Upon the de... Read more
One of Australia's greatest photojournalists takes you on a riveting first-hand journey through an Afghanistan you'll never see on the news. ... For almost 50 years, activist artist George Gittoes (Rampage, MIFF 2006) has stood on the frontlines of the world's most brutal conflicts and borne witness to the best and the worst of humanity. Now living in Afghanistan's remote, Taliban-infested Jalalab... Read more
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