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Films Screened In 2011

FACE TO FACE (Michael Rymer, 2011)
"A bristling little Australian indie that lands its many punches with pungent power." - Hollywood Reporter ... After Greg (Vince Colosimo) is attacked by a young employee outside his home, he finds h… Read more

Three young African refugees in Melbourne's inner-west find that love is never simple - especially when they all have eyes for the same girl. ... Beniam, Ramsy and MJ are best friends. Hanging out at… Read more

FAMILIAR GROUND (Stéphane Lafleur, 2011)
"Bleak, wry and darkly comic... an impressive command of tone keeps things grounded right until a delicious finale." - Variety ... Filmmaker Stéphane Lafleur (Continental, a Film Without Guns) mixes… Read more

FINISTERRAE (Sergio Caballero, 2010)
"There's something undeniably compelling about so much bizarreness." - Variety ... Two Russian ghosts take a 'spiritual' journey through the north of Spain, hunting a great oracle who will offer them… Read more

FIRE IN BABYLON (PG) (Stevan Riley, 2010)
"My bat was my sword." - Vivian Richards ... The West Indian cricket team of the early 70s was a joke to the rest of the world. Dubbed 'calypso cricketers', they were goaded by racist abuse and suffe… Read more

FLEURS DU MAL (David Dusa, 2010)
@Marjane_lime Don't know when I'll have internet they took 1 of us, they'll torture, get names, must move fast. ... Twitter, Facebook, Wikipedia and YouTube dominate this modern love story about two … Read more

Flinders Street (John Dunkley-Smith, 1979)
You can read more about this film in Senses of Cinema. ... Read more

FOOTNOTE (Joseph Cedar, 2011)
"A smart, well written and deftly executed confrontation between a father and son who may be more alike than they would choose to believe." - Screen International ... Comedy meets bitter family drama… Read more

FOREIGN PARTS (Véréna Paravel, J. P. Sniadecki, 2010)
"Gentrification, economic inequality, class conflict, and the rusty reality of the American Dream." - Village Voice ... Willets Point is an almost forgotten industrial corner of Queens, tucked behind… Read more

FRANCIS VEBER en Francais (, )
Veber offre une rencontre en Français, riche de clips et d'anecdotes sur ses films, un aperçu privilégié de ses 40 ans de carrière d'auteur de comédies, Une rencontre qui plaira a t… Read more

FRANCIS VEBER in conversation with STEVE KAPLAN (, )
A meeting of two of the great masters of screen comedy. ... Read more

Appealing to lovers of film comedy, film and media students, Francophiles and screen directors alike, Veber talks about his films and 40-year career in screen comedy in a lecture rich with clips, ane… Read more

In an inspiring and informative two-day event for experienced directors, Veber analyses comedy direction in depth, including character, situation, structure, casting, performance, scene coverage, edi… Read more

Legendary Australian filmmaker Fred Schepisi joins Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush and screenwriter Judy Morris to discuss their creation of the film adaptation of Patrick White's novel The Eye Of The Sto… Read more

Freeze Frame (Peter Tscherkassky, 1983)
A cacophony of horns, alarms and multiple images that freezes and hence burns in the projector gate. Originally presented as a live performance in 1983 under the title The End of Film History. ... Pe… Read more

FRUIT OF PARADISE (Vera Chytilová, 1970)
"An entrancing hippie-dippie oratorio on gender combat that doesn't retell Genesis so much as slip it a microdot." - Village Voice ... There have been few filmmakers as willing to completely carve ap… Read more

Get Ready (Peter Tscherkassky, 1999)
An idyllic day at the seaside literally slides off the screen in this quick-witted cinema trailer for the 1999 International Film Festival Viennale. ... Peter Tscherkassky, 1 min, 1999, 35mm CinemaSc… Read more

Ghost (Dahci Ma, 2011)
A starving fugitive, on the run from the police, is confronted with his crimes by his own subconscious. ... Director Dahci Ma is a guest of the Festival. ... D/S Dahci Ma P Jay Jeong WS Premium Films… Read more

Giorgia Mangiemele's post-war films express a unique cinematic perspective, and four of his most important films have now been fully restored and re-mastered by the National Film and Sound Archive (N… Read more

GIVE UP TOMORROW (Michael Collins, 2011)
"A perfect storm of cronyism, tabloid journalism, public prejudice and corruption." - Variety ... A murder mystery, a courtroom drama and an exposé of endemic corruption in the Philippines, Give Up … Read more

Go the Dogs (Jackie van Beek, 2011)
A 12-year-old autistic girl and Western Bulldogs fan crosses paths with a runaway teenage boy and a kind policewoman while finding her way home. ... D/SJackie van Beek P Aaron Watson, Jackie van Beek… Read more

GOOD BYE (Mohamad Rasoulof, 2011)
"A suspenseful and moving portrait of modern censorship." - indieWIRE ... Arrested just before completion and finished in clandestine circumstances, Good Bye is Mohammad Rasoulof's searing indictment… Read more

Green Crayons (Kazik Radwanski, 2010)
Boys will be boys, as the saying goes. At least until the teacher arrives. From Accelerator alumni Kazik Radwanski. ... D/S Kazik Radwanski P Daniel Montgomery WS Medium Density Fibreboard Films TD 3… Read more

GREY MATTER (Kivu Ruhorahoza, 2011)
The first full-length feature film made in Rwanda by a Rwandan filmmaker. ... With this groundbreaking debut feature, writer-director Kivu Ruhorahoza presents a multi-layered film within a film, wher… Read more

GUILTY OF ROMANCE (Sion Sono, 2011)
Japan's prince of transgressive cinema, Sion Sono brings us an erotic, psychosexual tale of sex, money and murder. ... With this risque, noir-esque film, director Sion Sono (Love Exposure, MIFF 2009;… Read more

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