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Films In 2006

ENEMIES OF HAPPINESS (Anja Al Erhayem, Eva Mulved, 2006)
Winner of Silver Wolf Award at last year's International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, Enemies of Happiness introduces us to a remarkable 28 year-old woman during Afghanistan's first democratic ele… Read more

ENRIQUE MORENTE: ALHAMBRA DAYDREAMS (José Sánches-Montes, 2006)
Enrique Morente, one of the world's greatest living flamenco artists, takes us on a musical tour of Spain's finest monument - Granada's Alhambra palace - in a vibrant tribute to Spain's Andalucian cu… Read more

EVERY OTHER WEEK (Mans Herngren, Hannes Holm, Felix Herngren, Hans Ingemansson, 2006)
A comedy drama about two brothers whose lives become very complicated, Every Other Week sees four Swedish directors step up to steer this light-hearted romp through life, love and sex. Jens' wife, Te… Read more

Everything We Are (Mark Robinson, 2006)
A 12-year-old boy is forced to leave the female refuge where he lives with his mother. On his way to school, he encounters a strange man and tries to find a connection. ---D/S Mark Robinson P Kathryn… Read more

EVERYTHING'S GONE GREEN (Paul Fox, 2006)
Author Douglas Coupland (Generation X) makes a foray into film as the screenwriter of Everything's Gone Green, a quirky tale about a slacker caught in a late-20s wasteland. When Ryan (Paulo Costanzo… Read more

Ex Memoria (Josh Appignanesi, 2006)
Ex Memoria takes us into a day in the life of Eva, putting us face-to-face with one's experience of old age. Boldly forcing us to face her lived reality, we see that a day really can contain a whole … Read more

EXTERMINATING ANGELS (Jean-Claude Brisseau, 2006)
“It is porn, yes, but of the most noble kind.” - Rotterdam Film Festival The “maestro of pulse-quickening simulated sex” - according to Variety - Jean-Claude Brisseau (Secret Things) continu… Read more

Fair Trade (Michael Dreher, 2006)
The shortest distance and at the same time the most obvious gap between the so-called Third World Countries and Europe is the Straits of Gibraltar. Fair Trade is one of the many stories of child trad… Read more

FALKENBERG FAREWELL (Jesper Ganslandt, 2006)
“Part poetry, part sociological snapshot of small-town life, Falkenberg Farewell is like a Swedish I Vitelloni - the opening salvo from a new and distinctive talent.” - Toronto Film Festival Jes… Read more

FALKENBERG FAREWELL (Jesper Ganslandt, 2006)
“Part poetry, part sociological snapshot of small-town life, Falkenberg Farewell is like a Swedish I Vitelloni - the opening salvo from a new and distinctive talent.” - Toronto Film Festival ... … Read more

FALLING (Barbara Albert, 2006)
Playing somewhat like an updated, Austrian version of The Big Chill, Falling is the story of five women returning to their small hometown for their teacher's funeral. Having been apart for almost 14… Read more

FAMILY TIES (Kim Tae-yong, 2006)
“Here, you encounter a love completely different from what you have known or experienced before…” - filmmaker Kim Tae-yong Arguments turn to fighting, fighting to shouting, shouting to cr… Read more

Fast Lane (Grant Scicluna, 2006)
Shattering lives and friendships. A teenager enters life in the fast lane when the consequences of his and his mate's reckless behaviour hits him head on. World Premiere.---D/S Grant Scicluna P Janni… Read more

FAY GRIM (Hal Hartley, 2006)
“You're a good woman, Fay. Someday when all this is over and we have destroyed Western civilization... ” Ten years have passed since Henry Fool. With Fay Grim, filmmaker Hal Hartley reunites us w… Read more

FEARLESS (Ronny Yu, 2006)
Jet Li stars in what he proclaims to be his final martial arts feature; this kinetic retelling of the life of Huo Yuanjia, founder of the Jingwu School of Martial Arts. Growing up in Tianjin, Norther… Read more

Fetch (Dana Dorian, 2006)
This punchy tale of an unimpressed mutt takes a humorous look at how good a friend 'man's best friend' really is. ... D Dana Dorian P Sam McCarthy WS Axis Animation TD video/col/2006/2mins ... Read more

FIDO (Andrew Currie, 2006)
The ‘zom-com' sub-genre gets a technicolor makeover in this frisky take on the adventures of the undead. The town of Willard exists in a kind of retro future where everyone wears smiles on their … Read more

Fighting Cholitas, The (Mariam Jobrani, 2006)
The Fighting Cholitas is about a group of bold and resilient female Bolivian wrestlers. These indigenous women jump into the ring every week in their traditional and vibrant multi-layered skirts to p… Read more

FLANDERS (Bruno Dumont, 2006)
Flanders took out the Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Sprung from the killing fields of World War 1 - quite literally, knee-deep in mud in the opening scene - Flanders is a primal and… Read more

Fog (Peter Salmon, 2006)
16 year old Ricky lives in a small fishing village and is hindered by the expectations of his overbearing father. Meeting an older girl they escape together into a blanket of thick fog, Ricky emerges… Read more

FOLLOW MY VOICE, WITH THE MUSIC OF HEDWIG (Katherine Linton, 2006)
One record producer... The creators of the cult film and stage classic Hedwig and the Angry Inch... and some of the most influential indie rockers... They all come together to record a benefit album … Read more

Footsteps of Water, The (Alireza Darvish, 2006)
A symbolic search reminding us of all that we know and all that we don't know. A story about the quality of every level of life. Screened at Annecy Film Festival.---D/S Alireza Darvish P Carmen Perez… Read more

FOREVER (Heddy Honigmann, 2006)
Paris' famous Père Lachaise cemetery is the resting place of famous artists - from Marcel Proust to Jim Morrison - and is the setting for this uplifting documentary. Through the simple concept of… Read more

From gold to grapes the story of landsborough (Al Macinnes, 2006)
In the tradition of 2005 MIFF prizewinner In My Day, local childrens' drawings and local adults' words are brought together to tell the tale of Victorian town Landsborough. Utterly charming.---D/S Al… Read more

From the Inside; About the outside (Albert Sackl, 2006)
The filmmaker stoically animates his naked body in single frame exposures. An impressive exercise in technical precision, which gathers momentum as the rules of the film's construction play against t… Read more

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