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Fri Oct 21, 8:15 PM
Director: Jennifer Ross
2022
Australia
86 minutes
Unclassified 15+

Anarchy in the Australian ‘burbs.

This roaring chronicle of the Australian punk rock scene is told with the machine gun pace and unbridled power of a hardcore riff. Director Jennifer Ross casts a wide net as she captures voices from every state capital and many regional centres as they vividly recall the universal anger that connects the movement as well as the hyperlocal subcultures that sprang up around the nation. Comprehensive and unafraid to visit the squalid darker corners, this necessary retrospective honours brilliant, unsung and flawed individuals while exploring how we are at heart a conservative, over-policed nation that needs to embrace its natural anti-authoritarianism rather than suppress it.  
“I thought I was making a documentary about the Australian punk scene but I soon realised that Age of Rage is also about extraordinary individuals and their passion and creativity. The initial punks were maligned and underestimated, but many of their once radical ideas found their way into the wider society. Many of these individuals are still here, and have much to say. They say it here, in this film. They are still raging.” (Director Jennifer Ross)
Film Type Documentary
Program Strand Music on Films
Language English
Director Jennifer Ross
Producer Jennifer Ross
Genre Music

Screens with: We Are An Image From The Future

Fri Oct 21, 12:00 AM
Director: Jascha Müller-Guthof
24 minutes
Unclassified 15+

From Berlin, one of the global hubs for club culture, comes a reflection on the way club culture crates new forms of artistic practice while also tackling challenges to club culture.  

Premiere Australian
Film Type Short
Program Strand Shorts Before Features
Language English, German
Director Jascha Müller-Guthof
Producer Katharin Ahrend, Timo Koch, Jascha Müller-Guthof
Writer Jascha Müller-Guthof
Genre Award Winner, Music