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Films Screened In 2010

“More than my other films, Uncle Boonmee is very much about cinema, that's also why it's personal. If you care to look, each reel of the film has a different style - acting style, lighting style, or cinematic references - but most of them reflect movies. I think that when you make a film about ... Read more
Their dream holiday became their worst nightmare. ... For Beth and Harry, the perfect romantic escape means doing something different, and going somewhere that's remote, secluded and completely uninhabited. But when they charter a boat to drop onto an isolated coral island, what seems at first like ... Read more
As Russian planes begin to bomb Georgia, a Russian woman and her daughter board a bus to escape - but will they be discovered? ... --- ... D/S George Barbakadze P Scott Gustetter, Lazaro Hernandez L Russian, Georgian w/English subtitles TD betacamsp/2010 ... --- ... D/S George Barbakadze P Scott ... Read more
An exile's view of the decline of Italy's national culture and the man who put the ‘boob' on the tube. ... This riveting illustration of 21st century media Fascism begins in the 1970s with a TV quiz show where slinky housewives disrobe with every correct answer. That show was produced by the ... Read more
A painter who captured the mundane as magical. ... Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer created works of art based on capturing the everyday, showing the lives of the 17th century middle class. It has been over 350 years since his death, and with only 36 known works in existence Vermeer's paintings ... Read more
“One of the best comeback stories in show business history.” - LA Times ... From 1984 to 1994, a group of ambitious young animators - including the likes of Tim Burton and John Lasseter - came together to revive Walt Disney Animation from the depths of bankruptcy and despair. They created ... Read more
“History will judge me.” - Ryszard KukliÅ„ski ... After years of persuasion, filmmaker Dariusz JabloÅ„ski had finally convinced Colonel Ryszard KukliÅ„ski to allow himself to be interviewed, but arrived to discover he had died the night before. What followed lead ... Read more
“The moment when one thing turns into another thing is the most beautiful.” - artist Vik Muniz ... From the squalor and poverty of the world's largest rubbish dump comes a work of pure artistry and joy. ... Lucy Walker trains her camera on Brazilian artist Vik Muniz as he hatches a new project ... Read more
The cinematic gaze meets the eye of the private sphere head on, in complete silence and black and white. ... --- ... D/P/S Friedl vom Gröller WS SixPackFilm L no dialogue TD 16mm/2009 ... --- ... D/P/S Friedl vom Gröller WS SixPackFilm L no dialogue TD 16mm/2009 ... Read more
Jake Scott - son of Ridley Scott (Alien), nephew of Tony (True Romance) - propagates the family filmmaking gene with this new take on the chivalry-for-the-destitute theme. ... Doug (James Gandolfini) searches outside his marriage for sexual fulfilment following the death of his teenage daughter and ... Read more
The light in question breaks free, taking on a life of its own. ... --- ... D/S Sarah Wickens P Animation staff, Royal College of Art WS Future Shorts L no dialogue TD digibeta/2009 ... --- ... D/S Sarah Wickens P Animation staff, Royal College of Art WS Future Shorts L no dialogue TD digibeta/2009 ... Read more
When Lake Denial dries up and bogan mates Jack, Kevin and Blandy are caught up in a supernatural incident, just getting by becomes a struggle. ... --- D Alethea Jones P Richard Davies, Veeran Naran S Richard Davies TD digibeta/2010 --- D Alethea Jones P Richard Davies, Veeran Naran S Richard Davies ... Read more
“This movie is the story of the band, but it is also an insight into a moment in time that will never be repeated.” - producer Dick Wolf ... Blessed with unseen footage by the surviving members of The Doors, filmmaker Tom DiCillo (Living in Oblivion) proceeded to make this documentary - the ... Read more
A black comedy that proves surviving your friends can sometimes be as hard as surviving your enemies. ... When professional hit-man Victor (Bill Nighy) has a change of heart, he ends up saving kooky kleptomaniac Rose (Emily Blunt) instead of killing her. With bumbling witness Tony (Harry Potter's ... Read more
Winner of the Silver Lion for Best Director at the Venice Film Festival. ... It's not surprising that Shirin Neshat's debut feature is so visually transfixing - considering she's one of the most influential Middle Eastern artists alive today. Renowned for her photographic work exploring gender ... Read more
“There are movies that make news and movies that are news. World on a Wire is one of the latter.” - Village Voice ... R.W. Fassbinder's epic, made-for-TV, science fiction mystery has been screened in cinemas on only a handful of occasions, making this event a holy grail for classic cinema fans ... Read more
“A crazy, foul-mouthed black comedy that blows up every rule of taste and common sense and somehow gets away with it.” - Entertainment Weekly ... With pitch-black humour and the subtlety of a sledgehammer, comedian and filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait (Sleeping Dogs Lie, Shakes the Clown) offers his ... Read more
A 1962 short from Bert Haanstra made from footage he secretly shot of people visiting Amsterdam's Artis Zoo. ... --- ... D/P Bert Haanstra S Bert Haanstra, Simon Carmiggelt L no dialogue TD 16mm /1962 ... --- ... D/P Bert Haanstra S Bert Haanstra, Simon Carmiggelt L no dialogue TD 16mm /1962 ... Read more
A French road trip in Argentina turns into a mission for Marcus to cheer up his recently dumped brother Antoine. ... --- ... D Edouard Delue P Emmanuel Agneray, Jerome Bleitrach S Edouard Deluc, Olivier de Plas, David Roux WS Bizibi L French, Spanish w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2009 ... --- ... D ... Read more
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