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Films Screened In 2010

CARLOS PART 3 (Olivier Assayas, 2010)
“Bravura narrative filmmaking on a hugely ambitious scale, Carlos is a spectacular achievement.” - Variety ... The career exploits of Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, known i… Read more

CATERPILLAR (Kôji Wakamatsu, 2010)
“This masterpiece has the blunt force of a tank rolling over naked flesh.” - Hollywood Reporter ... When Lieutenant Kyuzo Kurokawa returns home from WWII a hero - minus his four limbs - he is pra… Read more

CATFISH (Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman, 2010)
“Documenting in tantalizing detail the twist-filled true story of a young man fooled by Facebook.” - Variety ... When New York photographer Nev Schulman receives a painting of one of his photos f… Read more

CELL 211 (Daniel Monzon, 2009)
“Satisfyingly intense… keeps the viewer tightly handcuffed.” - Variety ... A gritty, edge-of-your-seat thriller filled with powerhouse performances and calculated twists, this multi-award-w… Read more

CERTIFIED COPY (Abbas Kiarostami, 2010)
“Imagine a middle-aged Before Sunrise rolled up with Under the Tuscan Sun but spiked with elements of The Game.” - Screen International ... At the European launch of his latest book, academic aut… Read more

CHICKS (LIFE AT THE RANCH) (Sophie Letourneur, 2009)
Dogs in Space goes to Paris. ... A group of early-twenty-something Parisian girls party, pick up and hang out in this visceral and hilarious debut from Sophie Letourneur. ... Hanging out in their sha… Read more

China's Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province (Jon Alpert, Matthew O'Neill, 2009)
For those grieving for the 70,000 who died in the Sichuan Province's 2008 earthquake, justice is just one more thing they'll have to live without. ... --- ... D Jon Alpert, Matthew O'Neill P Jon Alpe… Read more

CHLOE (Atom Egoyan, 2009)
A steamy Hitchcockian thriller that delves into the realm of sexual jealousy. ... Eroticism as seen through the eyes of Atom Egoyan (Exotica) comes elegantly composed with caressing camera moves, and… Read more

Chocolate Cake (Raphael Elisha, 2010)
“Falling in love with guys who are 21 when one is in one's 30s is like eating a lot… a lot of chocolate cake.” ... --- D Raphael Elisha P/S Romi Trower TD HDCAM/2010 --- D Raphael Elisha … Read more

Choice Night (Christopher Dudman, 2010)
In one night, the choice between his footy mates and the girl he likes will change a teenager's life. ... --- ... D Christopher Dudman P Vicky Pope S Paul Stanley Ward WS NZ Film Commission TD 35mm/2… Read more

CITIES ON SPEED - BOGOTA CHANGE (Andreas Møl Dalsgaard, 2009)
Bogotá Change ... Ridden with crime and drugs, Bogotá was once considered one of the most dangerous cities in the world. Then Antanus Mockus - a man fired from his university job for moonin… Read more

Cairo Garbage ... With 10,000 tonnes of new garbage produced every day, Cairo is drowning in its own waste. Even the ‘garbage people' who for years have made a living from the discarded goods can't… Read more

CITIES ON SPEED - MUMBAI DISCONNECTED (Camilla Nielsson, Frederik Jacobi, 2009)
Mumbai Disconnected ... With a population set to grow from 18 million to 28.5 million in the next 10 years - 80% of whom currently catch the train to and from work each day - Mumbai is a city warping… Read more

CITIES ON SPEED - SHANGHAI SPACE (Nanna Frank Møller, 2009)
Shanghai Space ... In a city that grows by half a million people per year, space is a precious commodity. Shanghai's rapid expansion is forcing officials to look at subterranean accommodation as a po… Read more

The gripping first two stories in a four-part documentary project on the world's largest megacities. ... --- ... --- ... Read more

The thought-provoking final instalments in the Cities on Speed project. ... --- ... --- ... Read more

“Gut-wrenchingly up close and personal.” - Variety ... Filmmaker Lu Chuan (Kekexili: Mountain Patrol, MIFF 2004) shows the ‘Rape of Nanking' to be an appropriate and horrific title for the atro… Read more

COLLAPSE (Chris Smith, 2009)
Crackpot. Conspiracy theorist. Genius. ... Investigative journalist and former policeman Michael Ruppert has been called many things - from ‘conspiracy theorist' to ‘batshit insane' - but there's… Read more

COOKING HISTORY (Peter Kerekes, 2009)
6 wars, 10 recipes, 60,361,024 dead. ... If the cooks went on strike would there still be war? Pondering this question and looking at six of the greatest, bloodiest wars of Europe's past, Cooking His… Read more

COWBOYS IN PARADISE (Amit Virmani, 2009)
The unassuming film that inflamed an internet controversy and raised the ire of Indonesian authorities. ... After meeting a 12-year-old Indonesian boy who announced “When I grow up, I want to sex-s… Read more

DANCING DREAMS (Anne Linseln, Rainer Hoffman, 2010)
The awkwardness of adolescence is put on show - literally - as a teen dance troupe prepares to stage a confrontingly physical production. ... Raging hormones add an electric charge to a classic dance… Read more

Danny Boy (Marek Skrobecki, 2010)
Sadness and alienation fill a young poet's heart, but is there another who may give him hope? ... --- ... D/S Marek Skrobecki P Luc Toutounghi, Zbigniew Zmudzki WS SE-MA-FOR L no dialogue TD 35mm/201… Read more

Deeper Than Yesterday (Ariel Kleiman, 2009)
After three months in the belly of a Russian submarine, even the best men can and will become savages. ... --- ... D/S Ariel Kleiman P Anna Kojevnikov, Benjamin Gilovitz, Sarah Cyngler Dist STOOL PIG… Read more

DESPICABLE ME (Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud, Sergio Pablos, 2010)
Just because he's a bad guy doesn't mean he's a bad guy. ... Having to suffer the indignity of being the world's number two supervillain is gruelling enough for Gru - a sinister, nasty stick-in-the-m… Read more

Casting a watchful lens over a series of very different subjects, this program of documentary shorts presents the world at its most raw. ... --- ... --- ... Read more

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