Directed By: Craig Lahiff
A suitcase of money, a woman, two men; a lot can happen in the middle of nowhere.
Driving cross-country to a job interview, Colin plays it safe when he has car problems and takes a short cut to a one horse town. But as luck would have it, he comes across a fatal road accident. One of the drivers, Jina, is shaken, the other dead and beside him, a briefcase full of money. When Colin resists temptation and does the right thing, turning it into the local cop, his good deed causes a series of fateful events to unfold.
Starring: Vince Colosimo, Emma Booth, Jason Clarke, David Lyons, Travis McMahon.
Screening: 7pm, Wed 7 March
Directed By: Amiel Courtin-Wilson
Dan is in love with Leanne.
They were born on the same day- 19th June 1960.
They eat together.
They live together.
They steal together.
When Dan's love is suddenly ripped away from him, he is reduced to savagery.
Haunted by damning memories, Dan inhabits a world created by an idiot- unfinished, incomplete. Crushed by malevolent beauty, suffocating and filled with violence, Dan thrashes against the tide and goes on a journey to take back what is his.
Starring: Daniel P Jones, Leanne Letch
Screening: 7pm, Thurs 8 March
Directed By: Lincoln Fenner
The global journey to find the one thing we can’t live without?
This feature documentary about the Need vs the Greed journeys across five continents. New York, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles and Perth, Australia are contrasted with Cambodia, a Kenyan orphanage and the slums of Nairobi, as he interviews everyone from actors and models to orphans and street sweepers.
Starring: Lincoln Fenner, Vincent Jerosa, Marina Prior
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Screening: 7pm, Fri 9 March
Directed By: Kriv Stenders
He's been everywhere mate!
Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.
Starring: Koko, Josh Lucas, Rachael taylor, Noah Taylor, Bill Hunter, Rohan Nichol, Arthur Angel, Keisha Castle-Hughes, John Batchelor.
Screening: Dusk, Saturday 10 March
Directed By: Jonathan Teplitzky
Don't go so far out that you can't find your way back.
An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.
The stunningly shot kaleidoscope of scenes, buzzing back and forth only reflects the state of mind of a bereaved man who uses sex to overcome his grief.
Starring: Matthew Goode, Bojana Novakovic, Essie Davis
Screening: 7pm, Sat 10 March
Directed By: Alex C Munt
A 'pop-art' film about love, loss and desperation….
dealt with with sex, drugs and parties.
Based on the cult novel by Cry Bloxsome, LBF (aka ‘Living Between F***s’) follows Paris based writer Goodchild (Toby Schmitz) as he returns to Australia for the funeral of his ex-girlfriend, The Dead Girl (Gracie Otto) and steadily goes off the rails.
Drugs, parties, love, sex, lust, sobriety, solitude, no-sex and death collide in this hyper real, pop-culture infused portrait of twenty-something Goodchild, as he drifts through his life, memories and rock n' roll.
Starring: Toby Schmitz, Bianca Chiminello, Gracie Otto
Screening: 7pm, Wed 14 March
Directed By: Jack McCoy
This is not a surf movie, it is a film about surfing’s deepest roots: in the subconscious; in ancient lore; in the craft of surfboard building; in man’s perpetual quest for a joyful relationship with the natural world.
In eleven interwoven chapters, today’s leading surfers are linked to those who came before, for a deeper appreciation of what it means to be a surfer and the soulful underlying power of modern surf culture. It is a film about feeling good to be alive…and it will make you feel good.
Starring: Jamie O'Brian, The Marshall Brothers, Manoa Drolett, Stephanie Gilmore, Jordy Smith, Derek Hynd, Tom Wagener, Marty Paradisis, Terry Chung.
Screening: 7pm, Fri 16 March
Directed By: Daniel Krige
"It's nothing personal…"
Redd Inc. is the story of a capricious, officious and vicious boss (Redd) who traps his victims and forces them to work in an horrific office of his own insane creation.
They are tasked with a seemingly impossible job which they must complete or face a grisly “termination”.
Starring: Nicholas Hope, Kelly Paterniti, Sam Reid, Alan Dukes, James Mackay, Hayley McElhinney, Daniel Krige.
Screening: 7pm, Sat 17 March