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Sydney (September 2021)

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South African Film Festival

South African Film Festival opens online this week with vibrant film, doco program

We’re not getting to South Africa anytime soon, so the South African Film Festival brought ...
The Godmother

The Godmother

The particular focus of The Godmother is a refreshing one ...
TheSignPainter

The Sign Painter

Set in Latvia on the eve of the Second World War and amidst the then ...
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Sunday September 27, 2020
Excluded from Paradise
Director: Esther Pérez de Eulate
Documentary / 77’ / Spain / 2016
Synopsis: Through the voices of relevant women the film is a creation of an audio-visual tool to visualize and unravel the patriarchy in the West today, particularly in the Spanish society. The documentary is divided into two levels of narration: a theoretical -through interviews with feminist thinkers, and other visual images in the media and reforming the ideology of patriarchy. The idea is to give critical to the images we swallow daily and inequality underlying discourse.
Sunday September 20, 2020 
Public Intimacy
Director: Luciana Canton
Fiction / 70' / Brazil / 2016
Synopsis: Public Intimacy is a movie about how we deal with sexuality and love on public and private levels. “Public Intimacy” proposes a cinema that is focused on its characters. They struggle to become who they really are.
Sunday September 13, 2020 
Ann
Director: Carla Forte
Fiction / 78' / USA / 2016
Synopsis: Ann is a feature film narrating the story of Ruben, a lower-class visual artist who has decided to abandon his tormented life by taking refuge within his own imagination; creating a world parallel to reality, which distances him from all material and emotional attachment, thus exorcising his ego.
Being There
Director: Khashayar Mostafavi
Fiction / 92’ / Germany / 2017
Synopsis: Escaping war, a Syrian writer seeks asylum in Germany with his family which now only consists of him and a little girl after losing his wife on the escape route. Once they are settled in a refugee camp, he is forced to transfer her daughter's custody to a German family because of an incident occurred due to a misunderstanding. In the meantime, he finds integration with the German society exceedingly difficult since he is being received as an outcast. He gives up writing to earn his life and starts to identify himself with new jobs as a cleaner, a worker, and a waiter at the request of the host society.  
Screening Link: https://vimeo.com/220734791
Password: KMfilm
Coalesce: A City Composed
Director: Joshua Provost
Documentary / 70' / USA / 2017
Synopsis: A visual artist and a musician create a series of works in which paintings and musical scores form cohesive pieces intended to be experienced together. The works interpret the excitement and monotony of life in the urban desert sprawl from the diverse perspectives of the native and the newcomer. An intensely focused document of the process of creation and collaboration as four new works come to life.
Screening Link: https://vimeo.com/251436474
Password: phoenix
The Exterminating Angel by Luis Bunuel 1962
Date: July 28, 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00 / Ratings: 18+
Venue: Armory Theatre / Building 22 / Newington Armory
Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
FREE ADMISSION
Joy Division by Christian Davies 2006
Date: June 30, 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00 / Ratings: 18+
Venue: Armory Theatre / Building 22 / Newington Armory
Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
FREE ADMISSION
A Clockwork Orange by Stanley Kubrick (1971)
Date: April 28, 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00 / Ratings: 18+
Venue: Armory Theatre / Building 22 / Newington Armory
Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
FREE ADMISSION
War Photographer by Christian Frei (2001)
Date: March 31, 2019
Time: 14:00 - 16:00 / Ratings: 18+
Venue: Armory Theatre / Building 22 / Newington Armory
Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
FREE ADMISSION
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