FILMS BY THEMES 2018 PROGRAMME
BOFA is supported by Launtel in presenting DISRUPTIVE, challenging and thought provoking films about our ever changing world. Launtel is a Launceston company dedicated to making Tasmania Australia’s most successful economy through custom phone & internet solutions. Launtel offers Blue Ocean gigabit, the fastest NBN internet in Australia, and 100 times faster than the national average, making Launceston and Tasmania the first in Australia to be a Giga-City and a Giga State. Truly disruptive!
The Future of Work and Death tackles the big questions about the exponential growth of technology and where it is taking us. Future technology could significantly change the two inevitable features of the human experience; punching the clock and fading away.
Karl is about to finish high school, his future lies ahead of him. His parents are wealthy liberals, so the sky’s the limit for their kids. Karl sees in his parents’ world an ill omen of his own future. He spends most of his time on the Internet with his blog “LOMO – The Language of Many Others”
Many will remember Sebastian Lelio’s previous film Gloria, one of the hits of BOFA 2013. In his latest film, Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future. Marina is a trans woman and for most of Orlando’s family, her gender identity is an aberration, a perversion.
Premiering (naturally) at the Berlin Film Festival, this first feature from actor/director Ken Duken is an exciting thriller which slowly builds tension to an explosive climax. Frank has left his career as an elite soldier and wants to rebuild his life in Brandenburg.