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Think craft is for grannies? Think again. ... A seditious and subversive subculture is gaining momentum in Melbourne. But rather than wielding megaphones and placards, they're cross-stitching slogans on hurricane wire and constructing plush female genitalia from craft supplies. ... Following four ... Read more
The tortured agitations of Tunisian youth are galvanised in this outspoken story about the making of a terrorist. Bahta is 25, young and restless. His one passion is breakdancing but the Tunisian police are always on his b-boys' backs. After hostilities erupt in Iraq, Bahta falls in with a group ... Read more
The roots of the 1990s' grunge phenomenon lay in the melding of punk and metal into the stadium-meets-CBGB styling of bands such as Malfunkshun, Green River and Mother Love Bone. Andrew Wood, charismatic vocalist and haunting lyricist for Mother Love Bone, died in 1990 after a heroin overdose. His ... Read more
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The debris of abandoned buildings creates an ominous playground for a young Polish girl as she negotiates a world of isolation, poverty and neglect Mama. Look was made in Poland by British director Grant Thorburn. ... Read more
A prize-winning entry in Expo 67's 50-second Man and His World competition from Italy's leading animator (Life in a Box, the Mr. Rossi cartoons). ... Read more
An inventive, visual powerhouse, Man To Man brings to the screen Manfred Karge's one-woman play, Jacke wie Hose. The tour-de-force performance from the remarkable Tilda Swinton (who illuminated the stage production to unbridled acclaim) is a revelation, and will astound those who know her mainly ... Read more
A directorial collaboration between prolific writer/filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf (Kandahar) and his wife, Marziyeh Meshkini (Stray Dogs). ... 1992. Somewhere in the former Soviet Union. A man enters a lowlife bar. He sits and observes, not speaking. ... Gradually, the silent presence of this ... Read more
The traditional Maori arts of carving and decoration are studied in detail and the techniques involved are illustrated by the Construction of a village meeting-hall. ... Read more
Two surveyors are working during Memorial Day on the construction of the separation wall, oblivious to Israel's absurd realities that surrounding them. Australian Premiere. --- D/S Asaf Saban P L Hebrew w/English subtitles TD DigiBeta/2007/15mins ... Read more
Les Blank's Flower Films presents the latest m a series of films on Louisiana and Caj'un cul­ture by filmmakers Les Blank, Maureen Gosling and Chris Simon. "It bit me and got a hold of me and I never could get it out of my blood" is how Marc Savoy describes the begin­ning, at age seven, of ... Read more
A study of the techniques used by Margaret Barr, a teacher of drama and movement in Sydney. The film shows the genesis of a dance drama, 'Judith Wright — Australian Poet', from conception to performance. ... Read more
Three sketches played by modern marionettes: Rumour, Chez Moniquc and The Dream Chaser. The film won the highest German film prize in 1958. ... Read more
“The impossible happened, the thing that was never supposed to occur.” - filmmaker Mike Hoolboom ... Experimental filmmaker Mike Hoolboom dives into deeply personal territory in this moving documentary about his friend and editor, Mark Karbusicky, who unexpectedly and meticulously hanged ... Read more
During the Iran-Iraq war an old Kurdish singer, Mizra, receives word that his estranged wife, Hanareh, is in trouble.Tricking his two sons into joining him, Mizra sets off to Iraq in search of the woman who abandoned him 23 years ago for his best friend. As they journey on, the two brothers ... Read more
A young man is madly in love with a girl. He daydreams of marrying her, but alas, she marries another. ... Grand Prix, Youth Section, Cannes Festival. ... Read more
With a twist in the old story, this is the latest film by the celebrated Yugoslav puppet film maker. Zlatko Bourek. ... Read more
“It just gets weirder and weirder.” - Mark Hogancamp ... After a vicious bashing left him brain damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp sought recovery in ‘Marwencol' - a 1/6th-scale World War II-era town he created in his backyard. ... Barbie dolls, G.I. Joes and model army figures represent the ... Read more
The story of the opera depicts the conflict between two Queens. Queen Elizabeth, who claimed the throne as daughter of Henry VIII, and Mary Stuart, who claimed it as daughter of James V of Scotland, and granddaughter of Henry VII. ... As Henry VIII's marriage has never been recognised by the ... Read more
Created limb by limb and programmed to kill, a deadly automaton questions her maker. New stop-motion animation from the award-winning Quay Brothers. ... --- ... D/S Quay Brothers P Zbigniew Zmudzki, Marlena Lukasiak WS SE-MA-FOR L Polish w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2010 ... --- ... D/S Quay ... Read more
One knows whence the wind blows, but no-one never really knew where the Caribou went. He's from a big country, he knows how to live there, feeling its rhythm along with the seasons. Peaceful and silent, like the land all around, he tells us a beautiful and simple story of love and strength. He's ... Read more
They've been called 'The Sunshine Boys of smut' but Dan Sonney and David Friedman are proud of their reputation as groovy grandads who peddled taboo and titillation for decades. Beginning in the 30s, Sonney's father, a legendary lawman, turned his notoriety into a carnival act that soon ... Read more
A documentary about a primitive artist who lived in a remote part of Nova Scotia and 'painted the things we dream of'. ... Read more
Colour and movement texture and shape order duration frequency and a Fairlight CVI. ... Read more
Colour and movement, shape and texture with the Fairlight CVI. ... Read more
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