INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY

COCKROACH

COCKROACH

Umbrellas. Gas masks. Riot shields. Crackdown. Dissident artist Ai Weiwei takes viewers to the streets to march alongside Hong Kong’s political protesters. Protests started in February 2019 when the Hong Kong government proposed a bill for criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China to face trial. Over two million of the citiy’s seven million …

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THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF

THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF

WINNER · DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL JURY PRIZE · SUNDANCE When two paintings are stolen from an Oslo gallery, authorities are quick to arrest the culprits, yet unable to find any trace of the enormous, photorealistic artworks. Czech painter Barbora Kysilkova, whose paintings hold deep personal sentiment, attends the hearing of Karl-Bertil Nordland, her drug-addicted art thief, …

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FEELS GOOD MAN

FEELS GOOD MAN

WINNER · EMERGING DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER · SUNDANCE What if the easygoing, much-loved cartoon frog from your underground zine was co-opted into an alt-right hate symbol? When San Fran artist Matt Furie first conceived the character of Pepe the Frog for his online comic ‘Boy’s Club’, he could never have fathomed what would happen to his …

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LITTLE GIRL

LITTLE GIRL

Australian Premiere NOMINEE · DOCUMENARY AWARD · BERLINALE “When I grow up, I’ll be a girl”, a three-year-old Sasha declares to her mother. Initially resistant to her rather mature declaration of identity, Sasha’s parents have accepted what their daughter has known about herself all along. Although born biologically male, Sasha is a girl. Four years …

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COLLECTIVE

COLLECTIVE

“One of the greatest movies about journalism ever made” – Indiewire A 2015 nightclub fire in Bucharest ironically became a tinderbox across Romania unveiling corruption across the nation’s medical industry, exploding into scandal reaching the very highest levels of government. While 27 people perished on the night, it’s the 37 people that passed away in …

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MADDY THE MODEL

MADDY THE MODEL

NSW Premiere Madeline Stuart is a professional supermodel, having strutted the world’s most prestigious runways and fashion weeks. But she’s much more than just your average supermodel. Brisbane-born Madeline is the first professional supermodel with Down’s Syndrome. Chronicling Maddy’s journey over four years from regular teenager to the couture capitals of the world, documentarian Jane …

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FAITH

FAITH

Lights strobing. Bodies flailing. Unflinching in their love and devotion to The Master, The Warriors of Light dance ecstatically in a mansion-turned-monastery hidden in the back hills of rural Italy. After 20 years of service for some followers, their beliefs are sewn into their perception of reality, and Valentina Pedicini’s Faith peers behind the curtain …

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