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3 Faces 

Dissident filmmaker Jafar Panahi again shows his skill in blending documentary with fiction under difficult circumstances, in this winner of the Best Screenplay Award at Cannes 2018.

A Man of Integrity 

Writer-director Mohammad Rasoulof has been increasingly critical of the Iranian system, which he describes as a profoundly sick structure, and his A Man of Integrity is scathing.

A Pocketful of Song 

In a bustling market street in Hong Kong, an elderly shop owner shares stories of her wares as the world passes by.

A Skin So Soft 

An unusually poetic study of six male bodybuilders in provincial Canada, auteur Denis Côté’s A Skin So Soft is a thoughtful examination on the quest for masculine physical perfection.

Acute Misfortune 

Drawing on Erik Jensen’s award-winning biography, actor and theatre director Thomas M Wright’s feature debut is an expertly crafted portrayal of the complex artist Adam Cullen.

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APSA Gala Screening: Shoplifters 

Celebrate director Hirokazu Koreeda’s latest film Shoplifters.

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APSA Gala Screening: The Wild Pear Tree 

Celebrate director Nuri Bilge Ceylan's new film The Wild Pear Tree with a screening and Skype Q&A with the filmmakers.

Ash Is Purest White 

Ash Is Purest White is a sprawling tale of crime and troubled romance in China from Jia Zhangke, one of the masters of modern urban cinema.

Backtrack Boys 

Jackaroo Bernie Shakeshaft provides troubled kids the possibility of a brighter future with unorthodox teaching methods and deep care for the boys as they run a legendary dog-jumping team.

Blue Velvet Revisited 

In 1985, German filmmaker Peter Braatz contacted David Lynch requesting permission to document Lynch’s latest production. Lynch replied positively. ‘We are making an extremely low-budget movie’, he warned Braatz, ‘so bring lots of money and help us out.’

Coat of Arms 

A Japanese tourist driving through the beautiful Australian desert collides with a violent and metaphorical moment in time.

Félicité 

French-Senegalese director Alain Gomis weaves together strong characters and Congolese music to illustrate the tale of bar singer Félicité in this impeccably intuitive film.

Finke: There and Back 

Filmed over three years, Finke: There and Back explores one of the fastest, toughest and deadliest races from within.

Five Fingers for Marseilles 

Seven years in the making yet shot in five weeks, Five Fingers for Marseilles is an assured and stylish Western set on the rural plains of post-apartheid South Africa.

Ghosthunter 

Western Sydney security guard and professional ‘ghost hunter’ Jason King uncovers some ghosts in his own past when his decades-long search for his missing father lands him in the middle of a current police investigation.

Golnesa 

This strong first feature from a Kurdish writing and directing duo deals with an Afghani couple who have eloped, examining honour, pride and trust in relation to love.

High Fantasy 

High Fantasy is a movie for the woke set in 2017; it’s about the exploration of the beliefs we espouse on the surface, art that bores beneath that surface to mine its characters’ true feelings.’ — Andrew Crump, The Playlist‘

Hotel by the River 

The latest work from the peerlessly prolific auteur Hong Sang-soo, Hotel by the River finds the filmmaker engaging with the eternal themes of life, love and death amid the wintery confines of a riverside hotel.

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In Conversation + Film: Ghosthunter 

After the screening of the award-winning documentary Ghosthunter, hear from Rebecca Bennet, Producer, and Jackie Turnure, Social Impact Producer.

In the Aisles 

In a recently reunified East Germany, sparks ignite between two supermarket co-workers in this lyrical tragicomic tale.

Island of the Hungry Ghosts 

Director Gabrielle Brady provides an unprecedented look at offshore detention in her remarkable and lyrical documentary which follows the life of Poh Lin Lee, a trauma therapist on Christmas Island.

Jirga 

A tale of regret and redemption, Jirga tells the story of a former Australian soldier still haunted by the death of an unarmed man during a raid on a small village in Afghanistan three years prior.

Knife + Heart 

Knife + Heart is a wild and sexy thrill ride set amid the 1970s French gay porn industry, brought to life by a lurid giallo-inspired aesthetic and a pounding soundtrack from M83.

Madeline’s Madeline 

Madeline’s Madeline, a bold American indie starring Miranda July and Molly Parker, weaves a beguiling thread of uncertainty and wonder throughout its story.

Our House 

Studying under Japanese horror master Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Yui Kiyohara’s debut boasts a compelling ghost story, an unworldly mystery, and a delicate family drama.

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Panel Discussion + Film: Jirga 

Don’t miss director Benjamin Gilmour, actor Sam Smith and producer John Maynard after the screening of Jirga.

Pick of the Litter 

Pick of the Litter is a heart-warming and outrageously cute documentary which starts with the birth of five puppies at the Guide Dogs for the Blind headquarters in California.

Queerama 

From coded looks to dance parties, the HIV/AIDS crisis and legal landmarks, this exhilarating film is a bittersweet celebration of queer life.

Rafiki 

Banned in its home country Kenya for its lesbian romance, Rafiki is the tale of the burgeoning love between Kena (Samantha Mugatsia) and Ziki (Sheila Munyiva).

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda 

Forced to contemplate his mortality, Academy Award-winning composer and activist Ryuichi Sakamoto undertakes a new project that may prove to be the defining statement of his musical legacy.

Shoplifters 

Japanese auteur Hirokazu Koreeda’s Palme d’Or–winning film is a warm and moving depiction of a makeshift family living on the outskirts of society.

Sir 

The mutual feelings between a live-in maid and her ‘sir’ are ever so subtly rendered in this debut feature selected for Cannes Critics' Week.

Tale of the Sea 

This delicate and quiet film, part family drama yet also an homage to older Iranian artists, comes from veteran director Bahman Farmanara.

The Dabblers 

King Richard III has recently been excavated from a carpark. His reckless quest to reclaim fortune is interrupted by a flock of captive ducks.

The Eulogy 

Drawn from Paul Keating’s searing eulogy at Geoffrey Tozer’s funeral, The Eulogy tells the compelling and tragic story of this unrecognised Australian musician.

The Great Buddha+ 

A black comedy about two Taiwanese down-and-outers who stumble into a dark underworld of misdeeds transforms into a sobering modern fable.

The Image Book 

A fierce declaration about the state of our world and cinema’s place within it, French New Wave veteran Jean-Luc Godard's The Image Book, was awarded a special Palme d’Or at Cannes this year.

The Lion Sleeps Tonight 

The critic VF Perkins's observation that 'the blurred distinction between authentic and staged events helps to make the cinema a peculiarly vivid medium', finds its prime example in The Lion Sleeps Tonight.

The Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company 

For the 1980s French television series Série Noire, filmmakers were tasked with producing a feature-length screen adaptation of a crime novel — but with Jean-Luc Godard (The Image Book), nothing can ever be so straightforward.

The Seen and Unseen 

When the deep bond between twin sister and brother Tantri and Tantra is shaken because of Tantra’s serious illness, Tantri’s attempt to stay close to her brother becomes a hauntingly beautiful and artistic experience.

The Wild Boys 

Distinctly erotic, tropical and surreal, The Wild Boys is a gender- and genre-bending treat.

The Wild Pear Tree 

The Wild Pear Tree is the latest strikingly crafted work from Nuri Bilge Ceylan, the Palme d’Or–winning Turkish filmmaker behind Once Upon a Time in Anatolia 2011 and Winter Sleep 2014.

Thirst Street 

When a young, newly-widowed flight attendant has a one-night stand during a layover in Paris, she finds herself becoming dangerously obsessed with her new fling.

Touch Me Not 

Shifting along the boundary of documentary and fiction, Adina Pintilie’s Golden Bear winning Touch Me Not follows Laura, a middle-aged British woman, on a journey of reconciliation around her relationship with sex and physical intimacy.

Transit 

German auteur Christian Petzold relocates this adaptation of a Holocaust drama to a contemporary Marseilles, creating a Kafkaesque fable about human migration and dislocation.

Undermined: Tales from the Kimberley 

Both confronting and quietly optimistic, Undermined: Tales from the Kimberley does not shy away from difficult conversations happening in Australia’s north.

United Skates 

Charting the closure of skating rinks across the United States, this documentary uncovers a rich and vibrant African– American subculture.

Western 

American Western tropes — lone figures arriving amid frontier tensions — are redeployed by director Valeska Grisebach onto a Bulgarian village whose inhabitants are suspicious of the newly arrived camp of German construction workers.

Yellow is Forbidden 

This documentary follows Guo Pei, the designer of the show-stopping gown worn by Rihanna to the 2015 Met Gala.