ADL Film Festival Program

Type

Program Category

Country

5 PM and later  Before 5 PM

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14 O'Clock
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14 O'Clock

SAT 20/10 7:30 PM
Fiction

Afghanistan : 8 mins : 2018
Director Hassan Mossavi

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, International Shorts, Middle Eastern Cinema, External Event, Shorts Program, Special Screenings,

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17
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17

SUN 21/10 12:00 PM | SAT 13/10 6:45 PM
Documentary

Women and the world game

Jordan : 73 mins : 2017
Director Widad Shafakoj

Australian Premiere Global Stories, Middle Eastern Cinema, Arab Women Directors, Women , World, Sport, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Documentary

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3 Faces
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3 Faces Se Rokh

SAT 13/10 8:50 PM | SUN 21/10 12:00 PM
Fiction

“its own quietly fierce act of cinematic defiance” (Variety)

Iran : 100 mins : 2018
Director Jafar Panahi

South Australian Premiere Middle Eastern Cinema, World, Screen Worship, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction

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Acute Misfortune
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Acute Misfortune

TUE 16/10 5:45 PM | FRI 19/10 9:00 PM
Fiction

A dramatised portrait of the late Australian artist Adam Cullen.

Australia : 91 mins : 2018
Director Thomas Wright

South Australian Premiere Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Art

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ADLFF 2018 Opening Night: Hotel Mumbai
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ADLFF 2018 Opening Night: Hotel Mumbai

WED 10/10 6:30 PM
Gala Screening

Based on true events.

Australia : 155 mins : 2018
Director Anthony Maras

Opening Night, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund, Gala Screening

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A Forbidden Face
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A Forbidden Face

SAT 20/10 7:30 PM
Documentary

Afghanistan : 40 mins : 2018
Director Rahman Alemi

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, International Shorts, Middle Eastern Cinema, External Event, Shorts Program, Special Screenings,

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After The Facts
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After The Facts

TUE 16/10 5:15 PM | FRI 19/10 6:00 PM
Documentary

The first editors in the industry.

Australia : 5 mins : 2018
Director Karen Pearlman

South Australian Premiere Australian , Screen Worship, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Documentary

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All These Creatures
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All These Creatures

TUE 23/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 2:15 PM
Fiction

Short Film Palme d'Or Winner

Australia : 13 mins : 2018
Director Charles Williams

South Australian Premiere Last Chance #youmustsee,

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América
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América

FRI 12/10 3:15 PM | MON 15/10 6:00 PM
Documentary

“an incredible film that tells a story that so often is relegated to the dark…exuding soul to spare and a great deal of heart.” (Moveablefest)

United States : 77 mins : 2018
Director Erick Stoll, Chase Whiteside

South Australian Premiere Documentary Competition, Global Stories, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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An Act of Love
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An Act of Love

SUN 14/10 12:15 PM | FRI 19/10 5:45 PM
Fiction

Shot on 16mm, it’s a short drama about two identical twins searching for identity in a toxic relationship.

Australia : 12 mins : 2018
Director Lucy Knox

South Australian Premiere Middle Eastern Cinema, Arab Women Directors, Women , World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction

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Animated Shorts Package
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Animated Shorts Package

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Short

Award-winning animation and independent gems from around the globe!

96 mins

Screens with: Coyote, Icebergs, Barbara, Embrace, Untravel, Spermaceti, Little Star, Wicked Girl, Manivald, Inanimate, Passage

South Australian Premiere, Australian Premiere : Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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Arctic
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Arctic

FRI 12/10 9:10 PM | SUN 21/10 6:15 PM
Fiction

“stark and visceral, stripped of any distracting elements” (Vox)

Iceland : 97 mins : 2018
Director Joe Penna

South Australian Premiere Wild, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction

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The Arrival of a Phoenix
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The Arrival of a Phoenix

FRI 19/10 7:30 PM
Experimental

Beautiful experimental film about a man and his daughter.

Australia : 40 mins : 2018
Director Saidin Salkic

South Australian Premiere Australian New Wave, Australian , Special Screenings

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The Art of the Game
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The Art of the Game

THU 18/10 1:00 PM | SUN 14/10 2:00 PM
Documentary

A family of artists investigate whether sport can be art.

Australia : 28 mins : 2018
Director Matthew Bate in collaboration with Trent Parke & Narelle Autio

World Premiere Women , Sport, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, HIVE, Documentary, Shorts Program, Art, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Art on Screen
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Art on Screen

THU 18/10 1:00 PM
Short

The Woman and The Car, Demonic, The Art of the Game

92 mins

Screens with: The Art of the Game, The Woman and The Car, Demonic

World Premiere : Women , Sport, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, HIVE, Documentary, Shorts Program, Art, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Art on Screen Gala Screening
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Art on Screen Gala Screening

SUN 14/10 2:00 PM
Gala Screening

The Woman and The Car, Demonic, The Art of the Game

112 mins

Screens with: The Art of the Game, Demonic, The Woman and The Car

World Premiere : Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, HIVE, Shorts Program, Art, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund, Gala Screening,

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A Stone's Throw
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A Stone's Throw

SUN 21/10 4:00 PM | MON 15/10 6:45 PM
Fiction

What would you do to protect your child from jail?

Australia : 10 mins : 2018
Director Luke Wissell

World Premiere Made in SA, Australian , Indigenous, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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At Eternity's Gate
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At Eternity's Gate

WED 17/10 6:30 PM | SAT 20/10 1:30 PM
Fiction

"This is a film about painting and a painter and their relationship to infinity" - Julian Schnabel

France, United Kingdom, United States : 110 mins : 2018
Director Julian Schnabel

Australian Premiere Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Fiction, Art

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Backtrack Boys
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Backtrack Boys

MON 15/10 8:15 PM | SAT 20/10 6:00 PM
Documentary

Clearing hurdles, and turning lives around

Australia : 100 mins : 2018
Director Catherine Scott

South Australian Premiere Australian , Hearing Loop, Indigenous, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Documentary

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Bad Reputation
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Bad Reputation

SUN 21/10 6:00 PM
Documentary

"Hello world, I'm your wild girl"

United States : 93 mins : 2018
Director Kevin Kerslake

South Australian Premiere Closing Night, Music, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Documentary

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Bakala
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Bakala

SUN 14/10 2:00 PM | SAT 20/10 12:00 PM
Fiction

Never Give Up

Australia : 15 mins : 2017
Director Nikolas Lachajczak

South Australian Premiere Wild, Documentary Competition, Global Stories, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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Bakhtay
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Bakhtay

FRI 19/10 7:30 PM
Documentary

Afghanistan : 14 mins : 2018

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, International Shorts, Middle Eastern Cinema, External Event, Shorts Program, Special Screenings,

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

FRI 12/10 9:30 PM | THU 18/10 6:30 PM
Fiction

How the West Was Won (more or less)

United States : 132 mins : 2018
Director Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Australian Premiere Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Feature Competition

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Bamyan: The Land of Light
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Bamyan: The Land of Light

FRI 19/10 7:30 PM
Documentary

Afghanistan : 32 mins : 2018
Director Rafi Behroozian

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, International Shorts, Middle Eastern Cinema, External Event, Shorts Program, Special Screenings,

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Barbara
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Barbara

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Fiction

Australia : 6 mins : 2017
Director Larissa Behrendt, Marieka Walsh

South Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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Beautiful Boy
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Beautiful Boy

TUE 16/10 6:30 PM | SAT 20/10 6:00 PM | WED 24/10 6:00 PM
Fiction

A true story of addiction, survival and family.

United States : 111 mins : 2018
Director Felix Van Groeningen

Australian Premiere Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Fiction, International Feature Competition

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The Big Nothing
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The Big Nothing

SUN 21/10 4:00 PM | MON 15/10 6:45 PM
Fiction

3 suspects. 1 killer. 500 million miles from home.

Australia : 8 mins : 2018
Director Lucy Campbell, Peter Ninos

South Australian Premiere Made in SA, Australian , Indigenous, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Borderline
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Borderline

THU 11/10 1:00 PM | THU 11/10 2:00 PM | THU 11/10 3:00 PM | SAT 13/10 12:00 PM
+ 26 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

A confusing encounter on the border. Based on true events.

Israel : 9 mins : 2018
Director Assaf Machnes

Australian Premiere Virtual Reality,

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Botanica
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Botanica

FRI 12/10 9:30 PM | SAT 20/10 12:15 PM
Fiction

Netherlands : 13 mins : 2017
Director Noël Loozen

Australian Premiere Sci-Fi, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction, LGBTQI, Love

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Burning
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Burning Beoning

THU 18/10 5:45 PM | SAT 20/10 8:15 PM
Fiction

“the cumulative effect of all its perfect moments, all its perfectly true, unexpected and consequential scenes, is scorching.” (Sight and Sound)

South Korea : 148 mins : 2018
Director Lee Chang-dong

South Australian Premiere Asian Cinema, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Feature Competition

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The Butterfish Mob
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The Butterfish Mob

WED 10/10 9:00 AM
Documentary

Two Indigenous cousins re-connect family through the tradition of butterfishing.

Australia : 14 mins : 2018
Director Clem Newchurch

World Premiere

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Calling
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Calling

SAT 20/10 6:30 PM
Fiction

Mothers, can't live with them...

Australia : 14 mins : 2018
Director Miley Tunnecliffe

Port Adelaide, Special Event

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?
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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

SUN 21/10 6:00 PM
Fiction

Forging a new career

United States : 106 mins : 2018
Director Marielle Heller

Australian Premiere Closing Night, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Fiction,

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Capharnaüm
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Capharnaüm

SAT 13/10 4:15 PM | SUN 21/10 4:00 PM
Fiction

“Why are you suing your parents?” “For giving me life.”

France, Lebanon, United States : 120 mins : 2018
Director Nadine Labaki

South Australian Premiere Middle Eastern Cinema, Arab Women Directors, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Feature Competition

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Carriberrie
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Carriberrie

THU 11/10 1:00 PM | THU 11/10 2:00 PM | THU 11/10 3:00 PM | SUN 14/10 12:00 PM
+ 19 More Sessions
Documentary

A VR journey through Indigenous Australian Song and Dance

Australia : 15 mins : 2018
Director Dominic Allen

South Australian Premiere Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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The Castle
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The Castle

THU 11/10 5:15 PM
Fiction

“This is going straight to the pool room”

Australia : 85 mins : 1997
Director Rob Sitch

My Top 3 #YOUMUSTSEE, Family, Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Special Screenings

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Celeste
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Celeste

FRI 19/10 6:00 PM | SUN 14/10 1:30 PM
Fiction

A family falling apart, coming together again and a last chance to keep a decaying world alive.

Australia : 105 mins : 2018
Director Ben Hackworth

South Australian Premiere Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Feature Competition

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[CENSORED]
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[CENSORED]

TUE 16/10 5:15 PM | FRI 19/10 6:00 PM
Documentary

All the bits you were never supposed to see.

Australia : 66 mins : 2018
Director Sari Braithwaite

South Australian Premiere Australian , Screen Worship, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Documentary

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Chris the Swiss
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Chris the Swiss

FRI 12/10 10:45 AM | SAT 20/10 8:15 PM
Documentary

“a fascinating, moving elegy for doomed youth” (Hollywood Reporter)

Croatia, Finland, Germany, Switzerland : 93 mins : 2018
Director Anja Kofmel

South Australian Premiere Animation, Documentary Competition, Global Stories, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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The Cinematic World of Arab Women: Past + Present
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The Cinematic World of Arab Women: Past + Present

SUN 14/10 2:15 PM
Talks & Forums

81 mins : 2018

Middle Eastern Cinema, Arab Women Directors, Women , Wheelchair Accessible, Special Event

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The Cleaners
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The Cleaners

SUN 14/10 9:15 PM | TUE 16/10 3:15 PM
Documentary

“essential viewing…does an exceptional job of summing up the issues surrounding social media.” (CNET)

Brazil, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, United States : 92 mins : 2018
Director Hans Block, Moritz Riesewieck

South Australian Premiere Documentary Competition, Politics & Activism, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Documentary

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Cold War
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Cold War Zimna Wojna

SAT 13/10 7:00 PM | SUN 21/10 4:45 PM
Fiction

“mysterious, musically glorious and visually ravishing” (The Guardian)

France, Poland, United Kingdom : 88 mins : 2018
Director Pawel Pawlikowski

South Australian Premiere World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction, Love

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Corpse Slayers 2: Spooky Emperor Zhu
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Corpse Slayers 2: Spooky Emperor Zhu

WED 10/10 9:00 AM | SAT 20/10 6:30 PM
Fiction

The Dead Never Dies

Australia : 6 mins : 2017
Director James Khou

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Courtyard Cinema Program
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Courtyard Cinema Program

WED 10/10 9:00 AM
Short

Shorts, Karaoke, and Retro Gaming!

12 mins

Screens with: Elemental, The Butterfish Mob, Corpse Slayers 2: Spooky Emperor Zhu, The Lost Sound, The Robotanist, Swimming in Gold, Seagull, Oz?

World Premiere, South Australian Premiere, Australian Premiere :

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Courtyard Retro Gaming
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Courtyard Retro Gaming

THU 11/10 to SUN 21/10 12:00 PM
Animation

Atari and Nintendo 64 on the big screen!

240 mins : 2018

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Coyote
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Coyote

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Animation

United States : 10 mins : 2018
Director Lorenz Wunderle

South Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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Creating the Spectacle in 360: Flying Free, Fledgling Flights
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Creating the Spectacle in 360: Flying Free, Fledgling Flights

FRI 12/10 1:00 PM | FRI 12/10 2:00 PM | FRI 12/10 3:00 PM | SUN 14/10 12:00 PM
+ 8 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

The latest VR from extraordinary artist Sue Austin

United Kingdom : 20 mins : 2018
Director Sue Austin

Australian Premiere Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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Davi
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Davi

SUN 21/10 4:00 PM | MON 15/10 6:45 PM
Fiction

One person's water is another's torture.

Australia : 18 mins : 2018
Director Victoria Cocks

World Premiere Made in SA, Australian , Indigenous, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Day One
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Day One

FRI 19/10 7:30 PM
Fiction

Afghanistan : 25 mins : 2018
Director Henry Hughes

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, International Shorts, Middle Eastern Cinema, External Event, Shorts Program, Special Screenings,

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Demonic
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Demonic

THU 18/10 1:00 PM | SUN 14/10 2:00 PM
Documentary

A true story of false memory.

Australia : 28 mins : 2018
Director Pia Borg

World Premiere Women , Sport, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, HIVE, Documentary, Shorts Program, Art, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Diamantino
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Diamantino

FRI 12/10 9:30 PM | SAT 20/10 12:15 PM
Fiction

Winner, Cannes Critics' Week, Grand Prize.

Brazil, France, Portugal : 96 mins : 2018
Director Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt

South Australian Premiere Sci-Fi, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction, LGBTQI, Love

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Dinner Party
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Dinner Party

THU 11/10 1:00 PM | THU 11/10 2:00 PM | THU 11/10 3:00 PM | SAT 13/10 12:00 PM
+ 13 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

Dinner Party chronicles the first known UFO abduction case.

United States : 13 mins : 2017
Director Angel Manuel Soto

South Australian Premiere Virtual Reality,

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Disco Dykes
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Disco Dykes

SAT 20/10 6:30 PM
Fiction

What hope does Gert have - when her mums gay?

Australia : 11 mins : 2018
Director Sara West

South Australian Premiere Port Adelaide, Special Event

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Dressed for Pleasure
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Dressed for Pleasure Je fais où tu me dis

TUE 23/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 2:15 PM
Fiction

Switzerland : 17 mins : 2017
Director Marie De Maricourt

Australian Premiere Last Chance #youmustsee,

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Dying to Live
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Dying to Live

MON 22/10 6:00 PM | MON 15/10 6:00 PM
Documentary

How much compassion does it take?

Australia : 95 mins : 2018
Director Richard Todd

South Australian Premiere Last Chance #youmustsee, Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Documentary

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Elemental
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Elemental

WED 10/10 9:00 AM
Experimental

From chaos to geometry.

Australia : 10 mins : 2018
Director Josef Gatti

World Premiere

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Embrace
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Embrace Etreintes

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Animation

Canada, France : 6 mins : 2018
Director Justine Vuylsteker

Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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Emu Runner
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Emu Runner

SAT 20/10 11:30 AM | SUN 14/10 4:15 PM
Fiction

A story to open hearts and minds

Australia : 95 mins : 2018
Director Imogen Thomas

Australian Premiere Family, Australian , Hearing Loop, Indigenous, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Feature Competition

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The Eulogy
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The Eulogy

SUN 14/10 11:30 AM | SUN 21/10 11:00 AM
Documentary

‘Geoffrey Tozer’s death is a national tragedy.’ - The Hon. Paul Keating

Australia : 103 mins : 2018
Director Janine Hosking

South Australian Premiere Music, Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Documentary

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Ex-Shaman
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Ex-Shaman Ex-Pajé

SUN 14/10 2:00 PM | SAT 20/10 12:00 PM
Documentary

"Genocide assassinates people in their bodies, ethnocide kills them in their soul" - Pierre Clastres

Brazil : 81 mins : 2018
Director Luiz Bolognesi

Australian Premiere Wild, Documentary Competition, Global Stories, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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The Eyes of Orson Welles
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The Eyes of Orson Welles

FRI 12/10 12:45 PM | WED 17/10 8:00 PM
Documentary

“Cousins delves deep with an appetite that will impress even the most voracious Welles fanatics.” (WellesNet)

United Kingdom : 115 mins : 2018
Director Mark Cousins

South Australian Premiere Documentary Competition, Screen Worship, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Art

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The Family Law - Season 3
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The Family Law - Season 3

WED 17/10 7:15 PM
Fiction

Coming (out) soon.

Australia : 50 mins : 2018
Director Ben Chessell

World Premiere

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Finke: There & Back
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Finke: There & Back

SAT 20/10 4:00 PM | SUN 14/10 6:30 PM
Documentary

Some come to win, others just want to get there and back.

Australia : 91 mins : 2018
Director Dylan River

South Australian Premiere Australian , Sport, Hearing Loop, Indigenous, Wheelchair Accessible, Documentary

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Fire In Cardboard City
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Fire In Cardboard City

TUE 23/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 2:15 PM
Animation

This is the worst thing that could happen

New Zealand : 9 mins : 2017
Director Phil Brough

South Australian Premiere Last Chance #youmustsee,

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The FIVE Provocations
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The FIVE Provocations

WED 17/10 7:30 PM
Fiction

Bold mix of human drama and queer extravaganza.

Australia : 94 mins : 2018
Director Angie Black

South Australian Premiere Australian New Wave, Australian , Feature, LGBTQI

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The Flip Side
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The Flip Side

SAT 03/11 7:00 PM
Fiction

What would you risk for a second chance?

Australia : 90 mins : 2018
Director Marion Pilowsky

Australian , Regional Program, Feature, Love

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Freedom
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Freedom

SUN 21/10 4:00 PM | MON 15/10 6:45 PM
Fiction

Some are given freedom, others take it.

Australia : 6 mins : 2018
Director David Muggleton

World Premiere Made in SA, Australian , Indigenous, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Free Solo
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Free Solo

FRI 12/10 7:00 PM | WED 17/10 6:00 PM | TUE 23/10 8:00 PM
Documentary

"a miraculous opportunity for the rest of us to experience the human sublime." (New York Times)

United States : 100 mins : 2018
Director Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin

Australian Premiere Wild, Global Stories, Once Was Water, Sport, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Documentary

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From the Stories
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From the Stories

SAT 20/10 7:30 PM
Fiction

Afghanistan : 20 mins : 2018
Director Fared Ahmad Tahiri

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, International Shorts, Middle Eastern Cinema, External Event, Shorts Program, Special Screenings,

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Funan
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Funan

WED 17/10 8:30 PM | SUN 21/10 2:15 PM
Animation

Winner, Best Film - Annecy International Animated Film Festival

Belgium, France, Luxembourg : 86 mins : 2018
Director Denis Do

Australian Premiere Animation

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Generation Wealth
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Generation Wealth

THU 11/10 5:45 PM | FRI 19/10 2:45 PM
Documentary

“compulsively watchable” (RogerEbert.com)

United States : 108 mins : 2018
Director Lauren Greenfield

Australian Premiere Documentary Competition, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Art

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Ghazal
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Ghazal

FRI 19/10 7:30 PM
Fiction

Afghanistan : 12 mins : 2018
Director Abdul Hamid Mandagar

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, International Shorts, Middle Eastern Cinema, External Event, Shorts Program, Special Screenings,

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Ghost Stories
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Ghost Stories

SUN 14/10 4:30 PM | SUN 21/10 9:15 PM | SAT 27/10 8:00 PM
Fiction

“A barnstormer of an entertainment. A fairground ride with dodgy brakes” (The Guardian)

United Kingdom : 98 mins : 2017
Director Jeremy Dyson, Andy Nyman

South Australian Premiere Late Night, Horror, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature

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GIFFA: Ghan International Film Festival Australia
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GIFFA: Ghan International Film Festival Australia

FRI 19/10 7:30 PM

Special event showcasing the best short films from Afghanistan

121 mins

Screens with: Day One, Bakhtay, Bamyan: The Land of Light, Ghazal

South Australian Premiere : Global Stories, International Shorts, Middle Eastern Cinema, External Event, Shorts Program, Special Screenings,

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GIFFA: Ghan International Film Festival Australia
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GIFFA: Ghan International Film Festival Australia

SAT 20/10 7:30 PM

Special event showcasing the best short films from Afghanistan

116 mins

Screens with: 14 O'Clock, A Forbidden Face, From the Stories, The Last Moment

South Australian Premiere : Global Stories, International Shorts, Middle Eastern Cinema, External Event, Shorts Program, Special Screenings,

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Girl
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Girl

THU 11/10 8:00 PM | SAT 20/10 3:45 PM
Fiction

“an important film (and a great one) that channels love and compassion and is incomparably more powerful for it.” (The Film Stage)

Belgium : 106 mins : 2018
Director Lukas Dhont

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, LGBTQI, International Feature Competition

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Hair Wolf
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Hair Wolf

TUE 23/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 2:15 PM
Fiction

A strange new monster invades gentrifying Brooklyn.

United States : 12 mins : 2018
Director Mariama Diallo

South Australian Premiere Last Chance #youmustsee,

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Happy Sad Man
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Happy Sad Man

SUN 21/10 1:40 PM | THU 18/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 11:30 AM
Documentary

Australian men bravely speak up about mental health

Australia : 92 mins : 2018
Director Genevieve Bailey

South Australian Premiere Documentary Competition, Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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Hard Paint
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Hard Paint Tinta Bruta

SAT 13/10 9:15 PM | THU 18/10 5:30 PM
Fiction

Berlin Film Festival, Teddy Award (best LGBT film)

Brazil : 118 mins : 2018
Director Filipe Matzembacher, Marcio Reolon

South Australian Premiere Late Night, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction, LGBTQI, Love

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Home Shopper
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Home Shopper

TUE 23/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 2:15 PM
Fiction

Singapore, United States : 17 mins : 2018
Director Dev Patel

South Australian Premiere Last Chance #youmustsee,

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I Am Mother Work In Progress
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I Am Mother Work In Progress

FRI 19/10 6:30 PM
Fiction

Sci-fi/thriller starring two-time Oscar-winner Hilary Swank alongside newcomer Clara Rugaard.

Australia : 115 mins : 2018
Director Grant Sputore

Last Chance #youmustsee, Sci-Fi, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund, Gala Screening

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I Am Mother Work In Progress Screening
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I Am Mother Work In Progress Screening

FRI 12/10 6:45 PM
Feature

Sci-fi/thriller starring 2 time Oscar-winner Hilary Swank alongside newcomer Clara Rugaard

Australia : 148 mins : 2018
Director Grant Sputore

Sci-Fi, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund, Gala Screening

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I Am Mother Work In Progress Screening
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I Am Mother Work In Progress Screening

FRI 12/10 6:45 PM
Feature

Sci-fi/thriller starring 2 time Oscar-winner Hilary Swank alongside newcomer Clara Rugaard

Australia : 148 mins : 2018
Director Grant Sputore

Sci-Fi, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund, Gala Screening

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Icebergs
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Icebergs

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Animation

Greece, United States : 10 mins : 2018
Director Eirini Vianelli

South Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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The Image Book
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The Image Book Le Livre

SAT 13/10 12:30 PM | SUN 21/10 4:15 PM
Fiction

“War is here” (Jean-Luc Godard)

France, Switzerland : 85 mins : 2018
Director Jean-Luc Godard

South Australian Premiere Screen Worship, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction

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Inanimate
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Inanimate

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Animation

United Kingdom : 8 mins : 2018
Director Lucia Bulgheroni

South Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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Island of the Hungry Ghosts
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Island of the Hungry Ghosts

THU 11/10 9:30 PM | SUN 14/10 12:00 PM | SUN 21/10 12:15 PM

"Gently reveals the absurd cruelty at the heart of much of human behaviour" (Screen International)

Australia, Germany, UK : 98 mins : 2018
Director Gabrielle Brady

Documentary Competition, Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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I Used to be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story
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I Used to be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story

FRI 12/10 5:00 PM | FRI 19/10 7:00 PM | SAT 27/10 6:00 PM
Documentary

“an informative, empathetic, engaging and accessible exploration” (Screen Daily)

Australia : 96 mins : 2018
Director Jessica Leski

South Australian Premiere Family, Music, Australian , Women , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Documentary

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Knife + Heart
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Knife + Heart Un couteau dans le cœur

TUE 16/10 8:00 PM | FRI 19/10 7:45 PM
Fiction

"equal parts kinky and kitsch... [and] unabashedly queer..." (Variety)

France, Mexico, Switzerland : 102 mins : 2018
Director Yann Gonzalez

South Australian Premiere Late Night, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction, LGBTQI

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Kobold
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Kobold

THU 11/10 4:00 PM | THU 11/10 5:00 PM | THU 11/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 3:00 PM
+ 12 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

Venture deep into a mystical world where actions have grave consequences

Germany : 25 mins : 2018
Director Max Sacker

Australian Premiere Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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Konya
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Konya

TUE 16/10 8:00 PM | SAT 13/10 4:20 PM
Fiction

The hardest word of them all...

Australia : 9 mins : 2018
Director Isaac Lindsay

World Premiere Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Documentary

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Laneway Cinema Party
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Laneway Cinema Party

SAT 20/10 6:30 PM
Special Event

Australia : 188 mins : 1918
Director Raymond Longford

Screens with: Calling, Laneway Cinema Party, Corpse Slayers 2: Spooky Emperor Zhu, The Robotanist, Nostos, Disco Dykes, The Woman Suffers

World Premiere, South Australian Premiere : Port Adelaide, Special Event

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The Last Time
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The Last Time

SUN 14/10 6:45 PM
Experimental

A dress. A couple.

Australia : 6 mins : 2018
Director Allison Chhorn

World Premiere Asian Cinema, Australian New Wave, Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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Lean on Pete
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Lean on Pete

SAT 13/10 7:45 PM | THU 18/10 8:40 PM
Fiction

"Has the substance and emotional heft to be considered a masterpiece." (The Times, UK)

United Kingdom : 121 mins : 2017
Director Andrew Haigh

South Australian Premiere Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Fiction, Love

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Leave No Trace
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Leave No Trace

TUE 16/10 7:00 PM | SUN 21/10 2:30 PM
Fiction

Not all those who wander are lost.

United States : 108 mins : 2018
Director Debra Granik

South Australian Premiere Wild, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction

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A Letter to the President
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A Letter to the President Namai ba rahis gomhor

SAT 13/10 2:30 PM | FRI 19/10 5:00 PM
Fiction

"Its furious rallying cry against a corrupt patriarchy will resonate with audiences across the globe" - Variety

Afghanistan : 83 mins : 2017
Director Roya Sadat

South Australian Premiere Middle Eastern Cinema

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Little Star
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Little Star

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Animation

France : 4 mins : 2017
Director Etienne Baillieu

South Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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Look Both Ways
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Look Both Ways

SAT 13/10 6:00 PM
Fiction

Love, death and the whole damn thing.

Australia : 100 mins : 2005
Director Sarah Watt

My Top 3 #YOUMUSTSEE, Port Adelaide, Australian , Special Screenings

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Lost and Found
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Lost and Found

SUN 21/10 10:30 AM | THU 11/10 1:00 PM
Animation

Australia : 8 mins : 2018
Director Andrew Goldsmith, Bradley Slabe

South Australian Premiere Family, Global Stories, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature

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The Lost Sound
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The Lost Sound

WED 10/10 9:00 AM
Animation

Once there was a sound. Gradually it disappeared.

Australia : 2 mins : 2018
Director Steffie Yee

South Australian Premiere

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Love in the Time of Antidepressants
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Love in the Time of Antidepressants

TUE 16/10 8:00 PM | SAT 13/10 4:20 PM
Documentary

Love, dedication and (in)dependence.

Australia : 67 mins : 2018
Director Paul Gallasch

World Premiere Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Documentary

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A Low Hum
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A Low Hum

TUE 23/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 2:15 PM
Fiction

Australia : 4 mins : 2018
Director Scott Otto Anderson

South Australian Premiere Last Chance #youmustsee,

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Lucy & D.i.C.
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Lucy & D.i.C.

SUN 21/10 4:00 PM | MON 15/10 6:45 PM
Fiction

A simple urban story about a girl and her robot

Australia : 10 mins : 2018
Director Jeremy Kelly-Bakker

World Premiere Made in SA, Australian , Indigenous, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Made In SA
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Made In SA

SUN 21/10 4:00 PM
Short

The best of emerging talent from SA

96 mins

Screens with: Davi, Freedom, Running 62, The Big Nothing, Wild, A Stone's Throw, Lucy & D.i.C., Small Town P.D, The Way

World Premiere, South Australian Premiere : Made in SA, Australian , Indigenous, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Made in SA Gala Screening
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Made in SA Gala Screening

MON 15/10 6:45 PM
Gala Screening

The best of emerging talent from SA

109 mins

Screens with: Davi, Freedom, Running 62, The Big Nothing, Wild, A Stone's Throw, Lucy & D.i.C., Small Town P.D, The Way

World Premiere, South Australian Premiere : Made in SA, Hearing Loop, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund, Special Event, Gala Screening,

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Make Me Up
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Make Me Up

SUN 14/10 7:30 PM | THU 18/10 8:30 PM
Fiction

Journey among women

United Kingdom : 85 mins : 2018
Director Rachel Maclean

Australian Premiere Sci-Fi, Women , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction, Art, LGBTQI

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Manivald
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Manivald

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Animation

Estonia : 13 mins : 2017
Director Chintis Lundgren

South Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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The Man Who Stole Banksy
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The Man Who Stole Banksy

SAT 13/10 12:00 PM | WED 17/10 5:15 PM
Documentary

An adventure story about street, art, donkeys, and capitalism

Italy : 93 mins : 2018
Director Marco Proserpio

South Australian Premiere Politics & Activism, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Documentary, Art

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Maria by Callas
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Maria by Callas

WED 17/10 9:00 PM | SUN 21/10 4:10 PM
Documentary

Ave, Maria or The legendary diva - in her own words

France : 113 mins : 2017
Director Tom Volf

Australian Premiere Music, World, Documentary

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Melodrama/Random/Melbourne!
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Melodrama/Random/Melbourne!

SUN 14/10 6:45 PM
Fiction

East meets west in this Filipino-Australian neon-lit pop-punk extravaganza!

Australia, Philippines : 82 mins : 2018
Director Matthew Victor Pastor

Australian Premiere Asian Cinema, Australian New Wave, Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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Memories Of My Body
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Memories Of My Body Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku

SAT 13/10 2:45 PM | SAT 20/10 5:00 PM
Fiction

A sensual, dance-filled journey of self-discovery.

Indonesia : 106 mins : 2018
Director Garin Nugroho

Australian Premiere Indonesia, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, LGBTQI, International Feature Competition

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Mind At War
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Mind At War

FRI 12/10 4:00 PM | FRI 12/10 5:00 PM | FRI 12/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 3:00 PM
+ 9 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

A tilt brush experience that explores war and PTSD

Australia, United States : 22 mins : 2017
Director Sutu

South Australian Premiere Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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Muriel's Wedding SING-A-LONG Special
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Muriel's Wedding SING-A-LONG Special

SAT 20/10 4:00 PM
Fiction

"You're terrible, Muriel."

Australia : 106 mins : 1994
Director P.J. Hogan

My Top 3 #YOUMUSTSEE, Family, Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Special Screenings

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Mutt
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Mutt

FRI 12/10 5:45 PM | FRI 19/10 10:45 AM
Fiction

If you had the power to grant dignity, would you?

Australia : 17 mins : 2017
Director Sara West

South Australian Premiere Wild, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature

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The Nightingale
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The Nightingale

MON 22/10 8:00 PM
Fiction

1820's Tasmania. A young Irish convict seeks revenge

Australia : 136 mins : 2018
Director Jennifer Kent

Australian Premiere Last Chance #youmustsee, Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund, Gala Screening

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The Nightingale Gala Screening
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The Nightingale Gala Screening

SAT 13/10 6:00 PM
Gala Screening

1820's Tasmania. A young Irish convict seeks revenge

Australia : 169 mins : 2018
Director Jennifer Kent

Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund, Gala Screening

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Nostos
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Nostos

SAT 20/10 6:30 PM
Experimental

Σπίτι μου σπιτάκι μου και σπιτοκαλυβάκι μου (Home, sweet home)

Australia : 6 mins : 2017
Director Polina Davityan, Anastasia Comelli

World Premiere Port Adelaide, Special Event

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The Old Man & the Gun
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The Old Man & the Gun

SAT 13/10 5:00 PM | SAT 20/10 6:15 PM
Fiction

"I'm not talking about making a living. I'm just talking about living."

United States : 93 mins : 2018
Director David Lowery

Australian Premiere Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Fiction, Love

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One Cut of the Dead
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One Cut of the Dead

THU 11/10 9:30 PM | MON 15/10 9:05 PM
Fiction

"Proves there’s somewhere the zombie apocalypse movie hasn’t yet gone" (Variety)

Japan : 96 mins : 2017
Director Shinichiro Ueda

Australian Premiere Screen Worship, Zombies

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Oz?
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Oz?

WED 10/10 9:00 AM | SAT 20/10 2:15 PM
Experimental

Created in response to TERROR NULLIUS

2 mins : 2018
Director Sarah Tickle

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Parragirls Past, Present: unlocking memories of institutional 'care'
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Parragirls Past, Present: unlocking memories of institutional 'care'

FRI 12/10 4:00 PM | FRI 12/10 5:00 PM | FRI 12/10 6:00 PM | SUN 14/10 3:00 PM
+ 11 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

An immersion into contemporary memories of Parramatta Girls Home

Australia : 23 mins : 2017
Director Parragirls, Past Present Creative Team

South Australian Premiere Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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Passage
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Passage

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Animation

Australia : 2 mins : 2017
Director Ashley Young

South Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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Pine Gap Gala Screening
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Pine Gap Gala Screening

THU 11/10 6:45 PM
Gala Screening

Trust but verify. Reveal their secrets but protect our own.

Australia : 143 mins : 2018
Director Mat King

Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Special Screenings, Gala Screening

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Pine Gap
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Pine Gap

THU 11/10 6:45 PM
Gala Screening

Trust but verify. Reveal their secrets but protect our own.

Australia : 143 mins : 2018
Director Mat King

Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Special Screenings, Gala Screening

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Post Mortem Mary
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Post Mortem Mary

SUN 14/10 4:30 PM | SUN 21/10 9:15 PM
Fiction

The most important thing ... is that they look alive.

Australia : 10 mins : 2017
Director Joshua Long

South Australian Premiere Late Night, Horror, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature

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The Price of Everything
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The Price of Everything

SUN 14/10 4:15 PM | WED 17/10 3:00 PM
Documentary

A riveting ride to the crossroads where art and commerce meet.

United States : 105 mins : 2018
Director Nathaniel Kahn

South Australian Premiere Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Documentary, Art

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Putin's Witnesses
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Putin's Witnesses

MON 15/10 8:30 PM | FRI 19/10 12:30 PM
Documentary

“riveting, incensed…not just a major, access-rich overview of recent history, but a compelling work of personal self-reckoning” (Variety)

Czech Republic, Latvia, Switzerland : 106 mins : 2018
Director Vitaly Mansky

South Australian Premiere Documentary Competition, Politics & Activism, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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Puzzle
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Puzzle

TUE 16/10 10:45 AM | SUN 21/10 4:00 PM
Fiction

“Stunning…A near-perfect movie” (The Playlist)

United States : 103 mins : 2018
Director Marc Turtletaub

South Australian Premiere Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Love

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Quincy
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Quincy

FRI 12/10 8:15 PM | THU 18/10 3:30 PM
Documentary

Q: musician, producer, activist—a man for our times

United States : 124 mins : 2018
Director Rashida Jones, Alan Hicks

Music, World, Screen Worship, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Documentary

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Rafiki
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Rafiki

TUE 16/10 6:00 PM | FRI 19/10 7:00 PM
Fiction

“May this film shout where voices have been silenced.” (Wanuri Kahiu)

Kenya : 82 mins : 2018
Director Wanuri Kahiu

South Australian Premiere Women , World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction, LGBTQI, Love

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Raising Films
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Raising Films

FRI 12/10 11:00 AM
Non-film event

The launch of the Raising Films Australia Screen Industry Survey Report

120 mins : 2018

External Event, Free Event, Special Event

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Regional Program: Coonawarra
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Regional Program: Coonawarra

FRI 23/11 7:00 PM
Special Event

Curate Your Own Festival

: 2018

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Regional Program: Raukkan
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Regional Program: Raukkan

SAT 01/12 7:00 PM
Special Event

Curate Your Own Festival

: 2018

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Regional Program: Whyalla
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Regional Program: Whyalla

SAT 27/10 8:00 PM | SAT 27/10 6:00 PM

Curate Your Own Festival

: 2018

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Rift
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Rift

MON 15/10 8:15 PM | SAT 20/10 6:00 PM
Fiction

The bond between two teenagers slowly unravels as different people and influences pull them apart.

Australia : 11 mins : 2017
Director Quentin Curzon

Australian , Hearing Loop, Indigenous, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Documentary

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The Robotanist
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The Robotanist

WED 10/10 9:00 AM | SAT 20/10 6:30 PM
Fiction

Hello, Darwin.

Australia : 11 mins : 2017
Director Matt Whittington

World Premiere

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ROMA
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ROMA

SAT 13/10 8:45 PM | SAT 20/10 6:30 PM | WED 24/10 8:15 PM
Fiction

“an intimate portrait of the women who raised me in a recognition of love as a mystery that transcends space, memory and time.” (Alfonso Cuarón)

Mexico : 135 mins : 2018
Director Alfonso Cuarón

Australian Premiere Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Feature Competition

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Rooms
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Rooms

THU 11/10 4:00 PM | THU 11/10 5:00 PM | THU 11/10 6:00 PM | SUN 14/10 3:00 PM
+ 9 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

Immerse into five intimate documented room realities.

Germany : 23 mins : 2018
Director Christian Zipfel

Australian Premiere Virtual Reality,

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Running 62
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Running 62

SUN 21/10 4:00 PM | MON 15/10 6:45 PM
Documentary

Zibeon Fielding is driven - but to create a positive change, he must learn to change himself first.

Australia : 15 mins : 2018
Director Zibeon Fielding

World Premiere Made in SA, Australian , Indigenous, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Running 62: The Arrival VR
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Running 62: The Arrival VR

TUE 16/10 3:00 PM | TUE 16/10 4:00 PM | THU 18/10 5:00 PM | THU 18/10 6:00 PM
+ 7 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

A young father runs, contemplating life, death and self-belief.

Australia : 7 mins : 2018
Director Madeleine Parry

World Premiere Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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SBS Belongings
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SBS Belongings

FRI 28/09 to SUN 21/10 9:00 AM

An interactive experience

: 2018

Exhibition, Free Event

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Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood
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Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

THU 11/10 3:00 PM | MON 15/10 7:45 PM
Documentary

"No-one tells stories like Scotty Bowers" - Variety

United States : 98 mins : 2017
Director Matt Tyrnauer

Australian Premiere Documentary Competition, Screen Worship, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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Seagull
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Seagull

WED 10/10 9:00 AM
Fiction

The first chip given to a seagull.

Australia : 4 mins : 2018
Director Lukas Meintjes

South Australian Premiere

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The Seen and Unseen
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The Seen and Unseen Sekala Niskala

SAT 20/10 2:30 PM | SUN 14/10 11:30 AM
Fiction

Winner of the Generation KPlus Grand Prix at Berlin

Australia, Indonesia, Netherlands, Qatar : 86 mins : 2017
Director Kamila Andini

South Australian Premiere Indonesia, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, International Fiction, International Feature Competition

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She Who Must Be Loved
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She Who Must Be Loved

SAT 20/10 2:00 PM
Documentary

The epic life story of Freda Glynn.

Australia : 90 mins : 2018
Director Erica Glynn

World Premiere Screen Worship, Hearing Loop, Indigenous, Wheelchair Accessible, Documentary, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund, Gala Screening

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She Who Must Be Loved Gala Screening
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She Who Must Be Loved Gala Screening

SAT 13/10 2:00 PM
Gala Screening

She Who Must Be Loved details the life story of Freda Glynn and what it took for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to stake a claim amongst Australia’s media landscape.

Australia : 108 mins : 2018
Director Erica Glynn

Screen Worship, Hearing Loop, Indigenous, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Documentary, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund, Gala Screening

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Shoplifters
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Shoplifters Manbiki kazoku

SUN 14/10 6:45 PM | SAT 20/10 5:00 PM
Fiction

Winner, Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival

Japan : 121 mins : 2018
Director Hirokazu Kore-eda

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction, Love

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Silence's Crescendo
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Silence's Crescendo

FRI 19/10 7:30 PM
Experimental

Experimental horror film.

Australia : 40 mins : 2018
Director Saidin Salkic

World Premiere Australian New Wave, Australian , Special Screenings

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Sit Down Shutup and Watch presents 'Best of Fest'
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Sit Down Shutup and Watch presents 'Best of Fest'

SUN 21/10 1:45 PM
Fiction

Find out what you don’t know.

Various Languages : 90 mins : 2018

Wheelchair Accessible, Shorts Program, Special Event

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Small Town P.D
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Small Town P.D

SUN 21/10 4:00 PM | MON 15/10 6:45 PM
Fiction

If you do the crime, they've got the time.

Australia : 7 mins : 2017
Director Josiah Allen, Indianna Bell

South Australian Premiere Made in SA, Australian , Indigenous, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Sofia
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Sofia

SUN 14/10 12:15 PM | FRI 19/10 5:45 PM
Fiction

“a finely drawn portrait, achieved through understated yet effective direction” (Cineuropa)

France, Morocco, Qatar : 80 mins : 2018
Director Meryem Benm'Barek

South Australian Premiere Middle Eastern Cinema, Arab Women Directors, Women , World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction

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Songbird
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Songbird

THU 11/10 1:00 PM | THU 11/10 2:00 PM | THU 11/10 3:00 PM | SUN 14/10 12:00 PM
+ 8 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

ʻōʻō :-D

Denmark, United Kingdom : 10 mins : 2018
Director Lucy Greenwell

Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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Spermaceti
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Spermaceti

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Animation

Belgium : 12 mins : 2018
Director Jacky De Groen

Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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Starstruck: Costuming for Film
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Starstruck: Costuming for Film

TUE 25/09 5:30 PM
Talks & Forums

: 2018

Exhibition, Free Event, Talks & Forums

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Starstruck: Launch Party
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Starstruck: Launch Party

WED 10/10 5:00 PM
Non-film event

90 mins : 2018

Opening Night, Wheelchair Accessible, Exhibition, Special Event

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The Still Point: Photography of Robert McFarlane
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The Still Point: Photography of Robert McFarlane

THU 18/10 5:30 PM
Short

With discussion with The Waiting Room artists Rolf de Heer & Molly Reynolds

Australia : 60 mins : 2017
Director Mira Soulio

Australian , Screen Worship, Wheelchair Accessible, Exhibition, Free Event, Talks & Forums, Special Event

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Summation of Force VR
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Summation of Force VR

FRI 12/10 1:00 PM | FRI 12/10 2:00 PM | FRI 12/10 3:00 PM | SUN 14/10 12:00 PM
+ 8 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

Encore game of cricket in a moonlit yard

Australia : 13 mins : 2017
Director Trent Parke, Narelle Autio, Matthew Bate

Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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The Summer
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The Summer Leto

FRI 19/10 8:10 PM
Fiction

"a little surreal and "wholly enjoyable, a tribute to the power of rock ‘n’ roll to shake things up" (TheWrap)

France, Russia : 128 mins : 2018
Director Kirill Serebrennikov

Australian Premiere Global Stories, Music, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Punk

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Sunday Too Far Away
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Sunday Too Far Away

WED 17/10 6:00 PM | MON 15/10 5:45 PM
Fiction

The South Australian film that launched the Australian film renaissance

Australia : 94 mins : 1975
Director Ken Hannam

My Top 3 #YOUMUSTSEE, NFSA Restores, Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Special Screenings

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Supa Modo
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Supa Modo

SUN 21/10 10:30 AM | THU 11/10 1:00 PM
Fiction

“the most important superhero movie you’ll see this year” (Little White Lies)

Germany, Kenya : 74 mins : 2018
Director Likarion Wainaina

South Australian Premiere Family, Global Stories, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature

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Swimming in Gold
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Swimming in Gold

WED 10/10 9:00 AM
Documentary

Is there gold at the end of the road?

Australia, Germany, Iran : 13 mins : 2018
Director Thomas Pagliaro

Australian Premiere

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Tangles and Knots
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Tangles and Knots

TUE 16/10 5:45 PM | FRI 19/10 9:00 PM
Fiction

From its premiere at Berlinale and SXSW

Australia : 16 mins : 2017
Director Renée Marie Petropoulos

South Australian Premiere Australian , Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Art

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TERROR NULLIUS - Last Chance #youmustsee
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TERROR NULLIUS - Last Chance #youmustsee

SAT 20/10 2:15 PM
Talks & Forums

“a crazy, punch-drunk, astral-projecting, bizarro roller-coaster ride through Australian cinema” (The Guardian)

Australia : 62 mins : 2018
Director Soda_Jerk

Screens with: Oz?, TERROR NULLIUS

South Australian Premiere : Last Chance #youmustsee, Politics & Activism, Australian , Screen Worship, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Event, Talks & Forums, Art, Special Event, Special Screenings

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The Last Moment
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The Last Moment

SAT 20/10 7:30 PM
Fiction

Afghanistan : 15 mins : 2018
Director Zabiullah Saifi Askari

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, International Shorts, Middle Eastern Cinema, External Event, Shorts Program, Special Screenings,

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The Real Thing
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The Real Thing

FRI 12/10 1:00 PM | FRI 12/10 2:00 PM | FRI 12/10 3:00 PM | SAT 13/10 12:00 PM
+ 11 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

A photocopy of our world.

France : 16 mins : 2018
Director Benoit Felici, Co-Director: Mathias Chelebourg

South Australian Premiere Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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The Unknown Patient
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The Unknown Patient

THU 11/10 1:00 PM | THU 11/10 2:00 PM | THU 11/10 3:00 PM | SAT 13/10 12:00 PM
+ 13 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

All hope is not lost

Australia : 10 mins : 2018
Director Michael Beets

Australian Premiere Virtual Reality,

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The Whale
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The Whale

THU 11/10 1:00 PM | THU 11/10 2:00 PM | THU 11/10 3:00 PM | SUN 14/10 12:00 PM
+ 23 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

The life story of an Ulsan Ghost Whale.

South Korea : 5 mins : 2018
Director Jung Woo Park

South Australian Premiere Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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They Sleep Inside Your Head
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They Sleep Inside Your Head

TUE 23/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 2:15 PM
Fiction

Australia : 14 mins : 2018
Director Tamara Hardman

World Premiere Last Chance #youmustsee,

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Three Centimetres
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Three Centimetres

TUE 23/10 6:00 PM | SAT 13/10 2:15 PM
Fiction

United Kingdom : 9 mins : 2018
Director Lara Zeidan

South Australian Premiere Last Chance #youmustsee,

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Transit
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Transit

SAT 13/10 5:30 PM | SUN 21/10 9:00 PM
Fiction

“unfolds like a remake of Casablanca as written by Franz Kafka” (IndieWire)

France, Germany : 101 mins : 2018
Director Christian Petzold

South Australian Premiere Global Stories, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, Love

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Ultimate Film Quiz Night
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Ultimate Film Quiz Night

THU 18/10 6:30 PM
Special Event

#NotTheRealMargaret&David

180 mins : 2018

Wheelchair Accessible, Special Event

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Untravel
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Untravel

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Animation

France, Turkey : 9 mins : 2017
Director Nikola Majdak Jr, Ana Nedeljkovic

Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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The Waiting Room
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The Waiting Room

FRI 14/09 to FRI 30/11 9:00 AM
Virtual Reality

The Waiting Room...a time between the before and the after.

Australia : 7 mins : 2018
Director Molly Reynolds

World Premiere Virtual Reality, Exhibition, Free Event, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund

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Wajib
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Wajib

THU 18/10 6:00 PM | SUN 14/10 4:00 PM
Fiction

Prizewinner in Dubai, Argentina, India, France, Morocco, Italy, Kosovo, Algeria, London and Locarno.

Columbia, France, Germany, Norway, Palestine, Qatar, United Arab Emirates : 96 mins : 2017
Director Annemarie Jacir

South Australian Premiere Middle Eastern Cinema, Arab Women Directors, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature, International Fiction

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Walden
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Walden

MON 15/10 4:30 PM | THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Documentary

Winner, Special Jury Prize, Karlovy Vary Film Festival

Austria, Switzerland : 107 mins : 2018
Director Daniel Zimmermann

Australian Premiere Wild, Documentary Competition, Global Stories, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible

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The Way
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The Way

SUN 21/10 4:00 PM | MON 15/10 6:45 PM
Fiction

A telekinetic road movie.

Australia : 14 mins : 2018
Director Jeremy Kelly-Bakker

World Premiere Made in SA, Australian , Indigenous, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Wicked Girl
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Wicked Girl

THU 18/10 8:00 PM
Animation

Turkey : 8 mins : 2018
Director Ayce Kartal

South Australian Premiere Animation, International Shorts, World, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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Wild
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Wild

SUN 21/10 4:00 PM | MON 15/10 6:45 PM
Fiction

The only thing scarier than the law... is family.

Australia : 5 mins : 2017
Director Kiara Milera

World Premiere Made in SA, Australian , Indigenous, Shorts Program, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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The Woman and The Car
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The Woman and The Car

THU 18/10 1:00 PM | SUN 14/10 2:00 PM
Documentary

Who gets to sit in the driver’s seat?

Australia : 30 mins : 2018
Director Kate Blackmore

World Premiere Women , Sport, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, HIVE, Documentary, Shorts Program, Art, ADL Film Fest Investment Fund,

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Woman At War
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Woman At War

FRI 12/10 5:45 PM | FRI 19/10 10:45 AM
Fiction

“A serious fairy tale told with a smile.” (Benedikt Erlingsson)

France, Iceland, Ukraine : 101 mins : 2018
Director Benedikt Erlingsson

South Australian Premiere Wild, World, Hearing Loop, Wheelchair Accessible, Feature

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The Woman Suffers
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The Woman Suffers

SAT 20/10 6:30 PM
Fiction

…while the man goes free!

Australia : 77 mins : 1918
Director Raymond Longford

Port Adelaide, Special Event

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World Shorts - Last Chance #youmustsee
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World Shorts - Last Chance #youmustsee

TUE 23/10 6:00 PM

The best short films from around the world!

101 mins

Screens with: Three Centimetres, A Low Hum, Fire In Cardboard City, Dressed for Pleasure, They Sleep Inside Your Head, Hair Wolf, All These Creatures, Home Shopper

South Australian Premiere, Australian Premiere, World Premiere : Last Chance #youmustsee,

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World Shorts Package
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World Shorts Package

SAT 13/10 2:15 PM
Short

101 mins

Screens with: Three Centimetres, A Low Hum, Home Shopper, Fire In Cardboard City, Dressed for Pleasure, They Sleep Inside Your Head, Hair Wolf, All These Creatures

South Australian Premiere, Australian Premiere, World Premiere : Global Stories, International Shorts, World, Wheelchair Accessible, Shorts Program, LGBTQI,

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Writing for the New Reality
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Writing for the New Reality

WED 17/10 5:30 PM
Talks & Forums

With presenting partner Australian Writers' Guild and special guests!

126 mins : 2018

Wheelchair Accessible, Free Event, Talks & Forums, Special Event

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Your Spiritual Temple Sucks
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Your Spiritual Temple Sucks

FRI 12/10 1:00 PM | FRI 12/10 2:00 PM | FRI 12/10 3:00 PM | SAT 13/10 12:00 PM
+ 11 More Sessions
Virtual Reality

A spiritual experience with hilarious consequences

Taiwan : 10 mins : 2017
Director John Hsu

South Australian Premiere Virtual Reality, Wheelchair Accessible,

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