FRIDAY, 16 APRIL 2021

7 PM - 9 PM

This screening session features 11 short films. All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.

Warning: this screening contains explicit content.

Location:

Palace Central

Cinema 7

Central Park Mall (Level 3)

28 Broadway

Chippendale NSW 2008

Entry:

Tickets are $8.00 per screening session (free tickets available for students, seniors, and unemployed or low income guests).

Get your tickets HERE.

So Loki – West (Canada)

By Blake Davey

Music video. Shot on 16mm Kodak VISION3 250D Color Negative Film 7207. West drops alternative hip-hop into the temperate rainforest of British Columbia. Running time: 00:01:41

No Entry (Japan)

By Guo Dongxun

Narrative film. In a port town in Japan, a young girl named Yoko helps out her mother with a homestay business. A French woman whose car broke down becomes their new guest and suddenly interrupts Yoko’s daily routine. Their relationship changes subtly after a short-lived intimacy. Yoko thus embarks on a journey exploring her own identity... Running time: 00:13:04

Trailer

Fear of Falling (Australia)

By Jorja Fuller

Experimental film. It’s when you’re walking and your foot hits a crack in the path you’re walking on. You’re headed face first into the ground but you manage to catch yourself. That split second when your heart races, your hands become all clammy and times that by a thousand. That’s what it’s like living with anxiety. Running time: 00:02:59

A Double Caprice at the Asylum (France)

By Stéphane Rizzi

Experimental film. A film found in an abandoned psychiatric institution (circa 1987-2018). Running time: 00:06:10

Tango (Ukraine)

By Ievgen Petrusenko

Music video. Running time: 00:02:57

Grandpa's Ranch (Brazil)

By Gustavo Rosa

Documentary film. A grandmother recalls a violent moment in her marriage of 50 years. Running time: 00:09:54

Going to Beyond (Canada)

By Kalli Paakspuu

Music video. Based on the song, "Üle Toonela tumeda vee" (“Over the Dark Waters to Toone”), about going to the land of the dead in the Finno-Ugric mythology. Sung by singers that were recent refugees in Toronto and conducted by Maestro Roman Toi in 1954, this film is a creative treatment of the emotional story of leaving everything that is known; It tells the singers' story of despair and renewal. Running time: 00:05:00

Twilight (Australia)

By Luke Neher

Experimental film. Feeling lost, a holidayer takes a vacation, only to discover a world that is as banal as it is unreal. A found-footage essay film. A home-movie. A music video. An experimental documentary about the fantasy of air travel. Taking a tour of the global centres of accumulation - New York, Dubai, Burning Man - Twilight documents the hyper-real, the mundane and the spectre of ecological collapse. Running time: 00:23:58

Trailer

NSFW (angry yellow meat) (U.S)

By Woohee Cho

Music video. Cho: "For nearly 2 years, from 2 gay dating apps I use, I collected screen shots of dick pics every time they were sent to me without asking consent or without any conversation leading up to it. And then, I open their skin to speak my words." Running time: 00:03:30

Warning: explicit

Worldline Abyss (United Kingdom)

By Jack Lewis

Narrative film. A lone astronaut drawn to an alien desert by an ominous sphere finds exactly what he was looking for buried amongst the sand. Running time: 00:02:48

The Daydreamers (United Kingdom)

By Thomas Renckens

Documentary film. What if you're addicted to your own fantasy? 'The Daydreamers' takes a closer look at Maladaptive Daydreaming, a psychological condition discovered by professor Eli Somer. Protagonists Agatha and Jessica meet Somer on-camera, providing a moving testimony of their experience living a life cut off from reality. Running time: 00:33:00

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