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Friday 2 October 2020

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Jill Bilcock Edits

JILL BILCOCK: DANCING THE INVISIBLE  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 10:30am 78mins

Jill Bilcock is one of the most sought-after editors in the film industry. This dynamic documentary is a portrait of her extraordinary life and daring creative process.

Jill Bilcock Edits

ROAD TO PERDITION  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 12:45pm 117mins

Chicago, 1931. Tom Hanks stars in this story of an Irish mobster forced to confront his competing loyalties to his boss and his family after his son inadvertently witnesses a murder.

Features

VALLEY OF SOULS  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 2:30pm 137mins

When his two sons are killed by a death squad and thrown in Colombia’s Magdalena River, a grieving father embarks on a dangerous journey to recover their bodies.

Jack Thompson Performs

YOLNGU BOY  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 3:45pm 99mins

Yolngu Boy tells the moving story of a young indigenous boy Botj (Sean Mununggurr) on the cusp of manhood caught between Yolngu and western cultural expectations.

Documentaries

WHITE RIOT  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 4:30pm 80mins

In 1970s London, the nascent punk scene is the battleground for a war against an insidious strand of racism in this layered tale of politics, zine culture and progressive youth energy.

Documentaries

DAYS OF CANNIBALISM  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 4:30pm 78mins

Days of Cannibalism is a fascinating portrait of culture clash in the southern African nation of Lesotho.

Event

HIGH GROUND  

Plus: FILM + Q&A: High Ground

SOLD OUT TIX AT VENUE ONLY 6:15pm 149mins

Inspired by Australia’s untold history, High Ground is a reckoning with the past, set in stunning country.

Features

ABOUT ENDLESSNESS  

SOLD OUT TIX AT VENUE ONLY 6:30pm 78mins

Swedish auteur Roy Andersson tells a story of life’s melancholic beauty through a dreamy lens and his quintessential style of splendid banality.

Release

BRING DOWN THE WALLS  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 6:30pm 88mins

Turner Prize-nominee Phil Collins invites us into New York’s ‘Bring Down The Walls’ project, an anti-incarceration movement that uses house music to fight for social justice.

Features

ELLIE & ABBIE (& ELLIE'S DEAD AUNT)  

SOLD OUT TIX AT VENUE ONLY 6:30pm 80mins

Ellie has a crush on Abbie and is plucking up the courage to ask her to the formal, she just needs to come out to her mum, and that’s when her dead aunt arrives to ‘help'.

Documentaries

MAYOR  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 6:30pm 89mins

The daily dealings of Ramallah’s mayor reveal both the Kafkaesque bureaucratic dynamics of governing in occupied Palestine, and the dogged resilience of the municipality to stand its ground.

Features

THE SCIENCE OF FICTIONS  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 8:30pm 106mins

When timid farmer Siman (Gunawan Maryanto) stumbles across the filming of a fake moon landing in rural Indonesia in 1962, his world view is forever changed in this seductive parable on fake news.

Features

JUMBO  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 8:30pm 93mins

A shy young woman finds herself involved in a forbidden romance with a twist — her object of desire is Jumbo, the local carnival’s tilt-a-whirl ride.

Features

YALDA, A NIGHT FOR FORGIVENESS  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 9:00pm 89mins

On the eve of Yalda, the Iranian celebration of the Winter Solstice, convicted murderer Maryam appears on live reality television to beg for the forgiveness that will save her life.

Transcendence

MAX RICHTER’S SLEEP  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 9:00pm 99mins

Set against the backdrop of an eight-hour live performance of his album Sleep in a Los Angeles park, this documentary reveals the story behind the landmark work by Max Richter.

Features

THE QUEEN OF BLACK MAGIC  

TIX AT VENUE ONLY 9:45pm 99mins

A terrifying and gory tale of buried secrets and supernatural revenge from two of Indonesia’s modern masters of horror.