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While Duerer's fame outside Germany rests mainly on his graphic works, his paintings, mostly found in German museums and churches, represent a large portion of his artistic output. This film presents a fine selection of the master's paintings, ranging from his lesser known portraits to his large ... Read more
Renowned documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney, an Oscar nominee for Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, and an Oscar recipient for Taxi to the Dark Side, discusses his approach to non-fiction filmmaking with Rachel Landers, AFTRS Documentary Lecturer, going behind the scenes with his new films ... Read more
An absorbing study of a gymnast ... exercising on a parallel bar with a ... grace almost balletie, observed by ... delicate colour photography. ... Read more
An Iraqi-Kurdish girl faces war and redemption. Australian Premiere.---D/P/S Babak Amini TD DigiBeta/2007/30mins ... Read more
Running order: ... ... Snowtime (2 mins) ... The White Wolf (11 mins) ... Mutt (7 mins) ... Dog Days (16 mins) ... Chicken of God (8 mins) ... Dog with Electric Collar (4 mins) ... Shaman (11 mins) ... KJFG No. 5 (2 mins) ... Veterinarian (17 mins) ... Hot Dog (5 mins) ... Chainsaw (24 mins) ... Read more
Running Order: ... ... John and Karen (3 mins) ... For the Love of God (11 mins) ... Milk Teeth (11 mins) ... And Life Went On (6 mins) ... Monsieur Cok (9 mins) ... The Sense of Space for Urban People (6mins) ... Keith Reynolds Can't Make It Tonight (4 mins) ... Nothing Happened Today (6 mins) ... Read more
A program of festival-favourite animators and fresh new voices, using a variety of techniques including sand animation, rotoscoping, stop-motion and line drawing. ... Read more
A selection of innovative shorts, animated with techniques ranging from stop-motion to ‘clay painting'. ... Read more
Diverse new animated shorts from around the world. ... Read more
* [Pinata] (Mike Hollands, Australia) * [Appeal] (Asteria Widarini Setiono, Australia) ... * [Clara] (Van Sowerwine, Australia) ... * [Bikini] (Lasse Persson , Sweden) ... * [His Passionate Bride] (Monika Forsberg, UK) ... * [Crocodile Journals] (Yeo Lee, USA/Singapore) ... * [The Meaning of ... Read more
From the hand-drawn to the computer-generated, this programs of shorts showcases a startling selection of animated shorts. ... --- ... --- ... Read more
* [Guard Dog] (Bill Plympton, USA) ... * [2:4 Upfield] (Callum Cooper, Australia) ... * [The Sorrow of Superman] (Jeong In-Ok, South Korea) ... * [The Boy Who Feeds Cats] (Craig Brookes, Andrea Brookes, Australia) * [Frank and Wendy (episode 5)] (Kaspar Jancis, Uelo Pikkov, Priit Tender ... Read more
From the hand-drawn to the computer-generated, this programs of shorts showcases a startling selection of animated shorts. ... --- ... --- ... Read more
Following films screen as part of Animation Shorts ... Fetch ( UK)Yours Truly (UK)The Boy Who Loved The Rain (Australia) The Bronze Mirror (Australia) - World Premiere The Adventures of John and John ( UK)The Ill Fated Romance Of The Giraffe and The Ballerina (UK)Norbert (Australia) Crow Moon ... Read more
Having premiered the work of homegrown animation sensations like Adam Elliot (Harvie Krumpet), Anthony Lucas (Jasper Morello) and animation giants Pixar in previous years, MIFF's 2006 Animation programme includes a diversity of work from the sequel to fave Bill Plympton's Oscar-nominated Guard Dog ... Read more
Having premiered the work of homegrown animation sensations like Adam Elliot (Harvie Krumpet), Anthony Lucas (Jasper Morello) and animation giants Pixar in previous years, MIFF's 2006 Animation programme includes a diversity of work from the sequel to fave Bill Plympton's Oscar-nominated Guard Dog ... Read more
A satirical look at society's view of beauty, Appeal tracks a woman's desperate act to achieve the figure she always dreamed of. --- D/P/S/WS Asteria Widarini Setiono TD video/col/2004/5mins ... Read more
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With a pair of hair-horns decorating his otherwise bald pate, Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki darts about his studio like a perverted elf. He tilts his camera, swivels a light, moves a flower vase and then adjusts the privates of his model to get the correct composition! Araki makes no ... Read more
The development of Japanese architecture from the earliest indigenous style and through the period of Chinese influence to the present day, when the most modern designs still show traces of the traditional post and beam method of construction. ... Read more
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With Jean-Luc Godard and Aleksandr Sokurov citing him as a major influence, the work of Artavazd Pelechian is becoming recognised as being of central importance to the history of filmmaking. This screening showcases his 'contrapuntal montage' approach that redefined the boundaries of cinema. ... We ... Read more
Made by children from 8 countries. ... Read more
Based on Al Purdy's 1968 poem, this vibrant, kinetic riff has the poet waxing lyrical about beer and blooms in a small-town basement tavern. ... --- ... D Bruce Alcock P Tina Ovellette WS Global Mechanic TD 35mm/col/ 2005/4mins ... Read more
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