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Beats

BEATS

Shot in the stark black and white of a xeroxed night club flyer, Beats is an energetic, nostalgic flashback to 1990’s Scotland, set over one last night out as new laws now criminalise youth culture and those found ‘gathering around repetitive beats’ of the housing commission’s thumping underground electronic dance music uprising. Against this backdrop, …

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Supa Modo

SUPA MODO

The most important super hero movie you’ll see this summer. Nine year old Kenyan, Jo, is obsessed with superheroes. Despite receiving a cancer diagnosis, Jo refuses to feel sorry for herself. Her passion for superhero movies draws her rural community close, and together they set out to make her the star of her village’s very …

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ALICE

ALICE

Winner · Grand Jury Prize · SXSW Film Festival. “The opening minutes of Alice make the case for Emilie Piponnier to be a movie star, and the rest of the movie keeps it up … [she] dominates every frame, with a mesmerizing screen presence” – Indiewire. Alice (breakout star Emilie Piponnier) has what seems like …

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VFW

VFW

NSW Premiere. It’s the not too distant future and the newest drug craze to hit the streets, Hype, has turned America into a John Carpenter-esque warzone. But when the favourite watering hole of a tightknit group of Veteran of Foreign Wars buddies is threatened by a maniacal drug lord and his crazed army of mutated …

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Vai

VAI

Nine female filmmakers come together to produce eight short films, forming together to tell the life story of Pacific Islander woman, Vai. Although the nine filmmakers come from a diverse array of islands, the name of their protagonist has a common meaning – water. As we pass through the day, Vai is seven years old …

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Airplane

AIRPLANE!

AIRPLANE 40TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING. “The white zone is for immediate loading and unloading of passengers only. There is no stopping in a red zone.” Did you know that the airport announcers hired for Airplane! were actual announcers from the Los Angeles Airport? Airplane!, AKA Flying High, the film that launched Leslie Neilsen’s comedy career, the …

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Dirty God

DIRTY GOD

In her English-language debut, Dutch writer-director Sacha Polak (Hemel, Zurich) takes a hard look at the gross discrepancy that underlies society’s perception of external beauty versus internal worthiness. After a vicious acid attack leaves half her body covered in scars, Jade (spellbinding newcomer, Vicky Knight) must come to terms with the new life ahead of …

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