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Films Screened In 2001

Grief (Hadar Eridlich, 2000)
Yonah wishes to bury his son who has committed suicide, however for religious reasons he cannot. We follow Yonah throughout the day, as he dejectedly picks up passengers in his taxi. The night, howev… Read more

HAXAN: WITCHCRAFT THROUGH THE AGES (Benjamin Christensen, 1922)
Silent, Satanic and surreal. This unique event combines a supernatural archival jewel with live music by DJ David Franzke. According to film historian Ado Kyrou, in order to sneak his "shocking indic… Read more

HE DIED WITH A FELAFEL IN HIS HAND (Richard Lowenstein, 2001)
Noah Taylor plays Danny, a neurotic now living in his 47th share house. He wants desperately to be a writer on the level of Dostoevski but can't get past obsessing over the reasons why his girlfriend… Read more

Helgoland (Karin Westerlund, 2000)
Director/cmematographer Kann Westerlund pays a private and very subjective visit to one of her favourite places the sea-bathing facility at Helgoland. ... Read more

HOLY ROLLERS (Rosie Jones, 2000)
Biblical tours are big business. Suzi Rosedale moved from Australia to an Arab outer suburb of Jerusalem in 1984. Since then she has run a highly successful company chaperoning devout pilgrims around… Read more

Best known for his collaborations with Charles Mingus, Roland Kirk and Dexter Gordon, Horace Parian's life story is extraordinary. Don McGlynns intimate portrait of the pianist is comprised of a comb… Read more

Hot Spot (Mark Brierley, 2000)
At the Tosserz Nightclub a guileless pair of wannabe lady-killers vie for the attention of a classy girl on the dance floor. Impressive characterisation and a pumping soundtrack prove that animated f… Read more

How Much Wood Would A Woodchuck Chuck? (Werner Herzog, 1976)
In one of his most well known documentaries Herzog contrasts the contestants in the 1976 Cattle Auctioning World Championships with the Amish community in which the event is held. The ironic connecti… Read more

Hubert’s Brain (Phil Robinson, 2001)
About a boy genius who doesn't quite fit in, and a brain that looking for a perfect fit. ... Read more

Huie’s Sermon (Werner Herzog, )
Werner Herzog claims to have had a divine vision as a child, which may partially explain his fascination with mysticism and preachers. Huie's Sermon was shot in the US while Herzog was preparing to s… Read more

HYBRID (Monteith McCollum, 2000)
High yields, stiff stalks—one man's passion for corn." So runs the tag me of this truly unusual and highly original documentary. Milford Beeghly has made corn his life's work. Now 101 years old… Read more

I Am Boy (Mandy McIntosh, 2000)
I Am Boy combines 2D and 3D animation, historic and live foolage to show the musical and cultural influences on a Siberian OJ, Misha Maltsev, before and after perestroika, ... Read more

I Dismember Mama (Errol Morris, 2001)
Where is Dona Kent's head? Her son Saul isnt saying, because he's the one who hid it! A pioneering cryologist, Saul Kent firmly believes that freezing the newly dead or parts of them, can ensure immo… Read more

I LOVE BEIJING (Ning Ying, 2001)
A modern-day taxi driver leads a second life as a would be Casanova. From the opening scene, where he poses for wedding photos with his bride to be, we watch through flashbacks as events unfold. The … Read more

I WON’T GO BACK HOME (Albertina Carri, 2000)
In her directional debut, Argentinean filmmaker Albertina Carri takes us into a world of troubled despair in / Won't Go Back Home. It tells the story of the enclosed and desperate world of two famili… Read more

Images of Flying and Falling (Ariana Gerstein-McCollum, 2001)
About the loss of the filmmaker's grandmother, this film is an enticing yet evasive construction of memory a hunting down of memory's elusive traces through the synaptic repetition of images and desi… Read more

In Absentia (The Quay Brothers, 2000)
A remarkable new animation by the Brothers Quay with a monumental score by Stockhausen. A woman is doomed to endlessly repeat a task, forever speechless in her cell within the walls of an asylum. Out… Read more

In the Kingdom of the Unabomber (Errol Morris, 2000)
Gary Greenberg was a Unabomber groupie. He was in constant contact by phone and mail with Ted Kaczynski. one of the FBI's Most Wanted, before his arrest on multiple explosives and firearms charges. G… Read more

In the Wings (Lisa Robertson, 2000)
A bittersweet reminder of the power of imagination. In the Wings revolves around a group of retired actors living together, focussing on Henry, who refuses to let age circumstance and the catty rantm… Read more

INUGAMI (Masato Harada, 2000)
The savage dog spirits of Shikoku are restless. Their guardians, the women of the Bonomia Clan, have kept them safely imprisoned within clay jars for a quarter century. The arrival of a handsome teac… Read more

JALLA! JALLA! (Josef Fares, 2000)
At 23, Josef Fares is one of the youngest talents to emerges from the the Swedish filmaking scene. Jalla! Jalla! is his debut film, is a charming comedy in which love, sex and cultural differences pl… Read more

Je T’aime John Wayne (Toby MacDonald, 2000)
Un homme, Une lemme. Le cinema. The film tells the story of a young Englishman named Belmondo, who has seen too many French films. ... Read more

Jigsaw Venus (Dean Kapsalis, 2000)
Love may be a small piece in life's puzzle but to Madeline. the picture is incomplete! Beautifully shot and deftly directed, this wonderfully mischievous silent film humorously explores the sensualit… Read more

Jogging (Josef Dabernig, 2000)
Jogging sneaks up on you along a barren post apocalyptic highway cluttered with signs of displacement. It finishes with a ghetto of dogs as ominous and degrading as the eyes staring out of any shanty… Read more

JOINT SECURITY AREA (Park Chan-wook, 2000)
At a border post between North and South Korea, three soldiers are dead and the two surviving witnesses to their killing have attempted suicide. Into a potentially explosive situation steps investiga… Read more

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