Tag: AUSTRALIA

September 27, 2021 / Action

Tom Maranta has been a ‘bouncer’ for years, but he has decided to give the toughs, pushers, pimps and prostitutes the flick. As he makes that decision, Pharoah, his bitter enemy, is released from prison for stabbing him in a bloody and vicious street fight three years earlier. After three years of sleepless nights and haunting nightmares, Tom realises a showdown is inevitable and he enlists the help of a friend and together they are confronted by Pharoah and his army.

August 29, 2021 / Documentary

This inspired hybrid of documentary and fiction follows Jabir, who runs a mobile cinema from his old truck throughout the West Bank while his wife works to bring emergency medical care to Palestinians. When Jabir is invited by a spirited schoolteacher to make a screening in the old city of Jerusalem, he becomes obsessed with the idea of this pilgrimage and begins to investigate the possibilities.

August 16, 2021 / Drama

 A psychological drama on the theme of suburban loneliness in which a repressed middle-aged woman, living with a demanding bed-ridden mother, slips into a fantasy world which may be more than a figment of her imagination.

July 13, 2021 / Comedy

A Sydney newspaper reporter has a problem: women find him irresistible. Separated from his wife and daughter, he has an ongoing relationship with a colleague and numerous other affairs. Juggling this complicated life, he encounters further difficulty when a pompous political writer becomes editor of his newspaper.

April 24, 2021 / Comedy

Around 1900, bushranger Rusty Swan receives a message that his mother is dying. He sets off with his partner Cecil and girlfriend Valda to see her, chased by a posse led by Sergeant Rutter. They travel through time and wind up in modern-day Surfers Paradise.

April 24, 2021 / Experimental

Walk down a lane continuously. The film tries to destroy time by the cyclical reworking of a short period of time. Gradually the image becomes less discernible and the flashing positive and negative images force the viewer to stare rather than looking at the film. As the film progresses the viewer becomes trapped in a short period of time.

April 19, 2021 / Documentary

This a documentary about a very small island in the South Pacific that is essential to the United States SAC program to use as a refueling base. In exchange for this honor, the CIA institutes a program that allows these tropical islanders to watch American television. With extension cords strewn about this small (a couple miles around) island, people sit in their straw lean to’s and huts and watch American television. An American via agent gets tapes from ABC and this film documents the effect that this media and propaganda has on these innocent island people.

February 16, 2021 / Sci-Fi

Nuclear war breaks out and the staff and patients of a mental hospital take refuge in an underground bunker and accidentally get locked in. Discipline soon disintegrates and the patients, led by Richard, start to resist authority. Richard devises a scheme for a new social order where the sane will take no part.