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Films Screened In 2002

HAPPY TIMES (Zhang Yimou, 2000)
Acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou - a 'Fifth Generation' master of Chinese cinema whose films include Raise the Red Lantern and Red Sorghum - has delivered a gentle comedy of manners and morals. Read more

Harvesting Me (Errol Morris, )
Josh Harris: Internet Entrepreneur, Television Addict ... Josh Harris' first memory is that coverage of the Kennedy assassination meant he missed his afternoon cartoons! He claims the cast of Gilliga… Read more

HELL HOUSE (George Ratliff, 2001)
"Hell House goes behind the scenes to chart the tenth year of America's oldest Christian Halloween thrillfest. The perils of abortion, homosexuality, rave culture and more are among the many horrors … Read more

HERE TO WHERE (Glen Luchford, 2001)
In 1988 Alfred Merhan arrived in Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport without papers. He was to remain stranded, living in the departure lounge for 12 years, as his case made its tortuous way through a b… Read more

HORNS AND HALOS (Suki Hawley, Michael Galinsky, 2002)
Horns and Halos careens straight into the heart of leftwing underground publishing versus hegemonic US political agendas. The pivotal characters include a 29-year-old punk rocker-cum-publisher an ex-… Read more

Human Radio (Miranda Pennell, 2001)
Ordinary people dance in private moments of personal abandon in living rooms across London. A cinematographic ode to the beauty, grace and humour of the human body in motion, and the joy of music and… Read more

I REMEMBER (Andrzej Wajda, Marcel Lozinski, 2001)
Screening to emotional houses at this years Berlin Film Festival I Remember is a simply constructed but deeply moving documentary. Renowned filmmaker Andrzej Wajda has chronicled the political and so… Read more

This poignant, performance-driven documentary provides the first real film insight into the life and loves of one of rock's true icons. Broadly, it's the story of a songwriter of extraordinary genius… Read more

IGGY POP: LIVE AT THE A VENUE B (Serge Bergli, 2000)
The hard facts are that Iggy Pop is now, at 55, the age of most grandfathers and can still rock, shock and roll harder than most pups half his age. A veteran of more than 30 years in the music biz (a… Read more

IL MIO VIAGGIO IN ITALIA (Martin Scorsese, 2001)
If Martin Scorsese never made another movie, he could unquestionably sustain a career as one of the greatest ever teachers of film. This is an epic masterclass on how to watch films, how to interpret… Read more

In Absentia (The Brothers Quay, )
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IN PRAISE OF LOVE (Jean-Luc Godard, 2001)
"Jean-Luc Godard, the supreme iconoclast of the postwar generation, is still prolific after all these years, still wrestling with the questions that have informed his cinema over four decades. In Pra… Read more

IN THE MIRROR OF MAYA DEREN (Martina Kudlácek, 2001)
A pioneer of American avant-garde cinema, voodoo priestess and dancer, Maya Deren created a unique body of work before dying, tragically young, in 1961. She was a vivacious, bohemian artist whose fie… Read more

Inside Outside Mongolia (Sebastian Winkels, 2002)
Observational composition and unobtrusive reflections create a meditative tone for this portrait of Mongolia. This breathtaking journey juxtaposes images of an ancient world set against a modern soci… Read more

INSOMNIA (Christopher Nolan, 2002)
A young woman is killed in a remote Alaskan outpost by someone who took a great deal of care in their grisly task. The crime is highly unusual for the terrtory and the local sheriff calls on an old L… Read more

Interviews with My Next Girlfriend (Cassandra Nicolaou, 2001)
Nine candidates. One position. In a desperate bid to take the guesswork out of finding a girlfriend, an intrepid interviewer decides to make a job of it. Audience Favourite at Palm Springs. ... Read more

Into the Night (Tony Krawitz, 2002)
A lost and fragile boy new to the streets. A wary teenager just thinking about the money. A wealthy man playing out a delicate and lonely game. Over one night their lives intersect in unexpected ways… Read more

Intolerance (Phil Mulloy, 2000)
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Invasion (Intolerance II) (Phil Mulloy, 2001)
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IT KINDA SCARES ME (Tomer Heymann, 2001)
Welcome Back Kotter meets La Haine in this fascinating fly-on-the-wall account of youth worker Tomer Heymann (also the filmmaker) and the gang (Hasrutim, in Hebrew), a teenage youth group from a hous… Read more

JACKPOT (Michael Polish, 2001)
Sunny Holiday and Lester Irving are a travelling two-man championship karaoke team. With Sunny on the mic for lounge bar faves and country classics, Lester taking care of the business end, the pair r… Read more

JAMES ELLROY’S FEAST OF DEATH (Vikram Jayanti, 2001)
"A gripping peek into the dark places of America's prime crime writer. This brilliant, harrowing documentary traces Ellroy's life, work and personal odyssey. Exceptional." - The Guardian ... Academy … Read more

JAPÓN (Carlos Reygadas, 2000)
"An existential journey as solemn and intimate as it is majestic and imposing, Japón represents an impressive introduction for debuting Mexican director Carlos Reygadas. Spreads a weighty canvas of … Read more

Judge Tracy (Steve Evangelatos, 2002)
Combining the perfumed scent of reality cop shows with the Eau de Vie of courtroom television broadcasts, Judge Tracy is a poke in the ribs to our modern perception of the law, justice and ballistics. Read more

JUST A KISS (Fisher Stevens, 2001)
Hot-shot commercials director Dag (actor Ron Eldard from Bastard Out of Carolina, MIFF 1997) lives in a SoHo loft with his girlfriend Halley (Kyra Sedgwick). The pair often find themselves nursing th… Read more

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