FILMS BY DAY 2019 PROGRAM
Winner of the special Documentary prize at the Munich Film Festival, as well as the Jury Award at Sundance, this amazing, immersive film, provides us with an insight into an issue that is so resonant world-wide today.
At the North Yorkshire resort town of Scarborough, two couples experience a life-changing weekend. Liz (Jodhi May) is an older woman in love with her student, Daz (Jordan Bolger), while Aidan (Edward Hogg) has formed a relationship with one of his young students, Beth (Jessica Barden).
It is quite incredible to think that we had a world-renowned classical pianist in Australia, who achieved significant acclaim overseas, yet was largely ignored by his own country. This film delves into Geoffrey Tozer’s amazing story, conceived in Tasmania, born in India in 1954, child prodigy at age 8, deceased in Melbourne in 2009.
Fresh from playing at the Melbourne International Film Festival, this film is quite an experience, set in Tasmania, and dealing with a journalist who leaves his job and searches for something that will make his life worthwhile.
The modern world has left Helsinki art dealer, Olavi Launio (Heikki Nousiainen), behind. In a high-tech era of glitzy auction houses and jet-setting playboy collectors, this elderly widower remains obstinately old-school.
This award-winning film at the Adelaide Film Festival and the Asia Pacific Screen Awards is an insightful journey into the bonds between twins. Tantri is a 10-year-old girl who is observing her twin brother Tantra gradually dying.