FILMS BY DAYS 2018 PROGRAMME
Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. Mountains were places of peril, not beauty, a world to be shunned, not sought out.
Ronni Kahn, founder of OzHarvest, is taking on politicians and big business to expose an inconvenient truth: that four million tonnes of edible food is discarded in landfill in Australia every year.
Fellipe Barbosa’s follow-up to his much-acclaimed debut “Casa Grande” is based on school friend Gabriel Buchmann, who traveled to Africa and died on the slopes of Malawi’s Mount Mulanje in 2009.
Generous Wikström (Sakari Kuosmanen), wins a poker game and buys a decrepit restaurant (the delightfully rubbish Golden Pint, a single painting of Jimi Hendrix adorning its otherwise bare walls) with his prize money.
An extraordinary first-hand account of the international battle to reclaim the artwork and heritage of one of Australia’s most important Indigenous figures: Albert Namatjira.
One of the International festival hits of the year, from Director Ruben Ostlund (Force Majeur at BOFA 2014), and starring Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men, The Handmaid’s Tale) and Claes Bang (The Bridge, Borgen). Meet Christian, the respected curator of a prestigious contemporary art gallery who is on the verge of opening his new show The Square
The winner of several international Festival Awards, The Tale of Ruby Rose is just as powerful today as when it was first screened in 1988. The year is 1933. Ruby Rose is an Australian woman living, isolated in her tiny house, with her husband Henry in the Tasmanian highlands.