16, 2002 screening
Lygon St. Carlton
and intermission soundscape by Kristian
PROGRAM 6:30 - 7:15
cover artwork for Save Your Breath
A live performance from
Stu Thomas and the Brass Bed
to commissioned films:
video, 2001, 2 mins.
Rest for the Wicked, Super-8 film, 2001, 3 mins.
video, 2001, 2 mins 30 secs.
Super-8 film, 2001, 4 mins.
video, 2001, 4 mins.
OF ACTION 7:15 - 8:20
Rudd & Tony Woods,
Morning Exercise, Super-8 film,
2001, 6 mins. Soundtrack by Iain Wilson.
A morning exercise session with Phong Nguyen displaying a combination
of martial arts movements.
Footage, Super-8 film, kine from Video 8.
Kung fu flick fest, a bit of action and fun.
The Return of the Legends, video
telecine from Super-8, 1997, 7 mins.
A brief insight into Australian wrestling legends of old, set inside
a nightclub in the late '90s.
Ha Le, Blue
Note Tokyo, video telecine from Super-8, 2002, 3 mins.
You can run, but you can't hide. Watch him chase himself into a corner.
Hardest Case, video, 2001, 18 mins.
My Hardest Case is an urban-based drama about an undercover cop's
determination to set things right and take down a local drug lord, who
is a family member, his older brother. Making this the hardest case
he has ever taken on.
Blood, video, 2002, 22 mins.
Two brothers separated from birth, growing up in two totally different
worlds. One turning to crime in order to succeed and achieve his goals,
and at any cost. Whereas the other is noble and having a conviction
toward goodness and they eventually end up clashing.
8:30 - 9:15
Super-8 film, 1996, 2 mins.
Streaks of light in a time-lapse world. A bit of fun with appropriate
Do You Want From My Life?
What Do You Want From My Life?,
video telecine from Super-8 film, 2000, 5 mins 30 secs.
Tired of pussy-footing around? Searching for that purrfect partner?
Dismayed by failed set-ups from well-meaning friends and relatives?
Why not try responding to a personal ad, to find that special companion?
Tonight Dynamo are Back, Super-8
film, 14 mins 30 secs.
A doco on Melbourne rock'n'roll band, Dynamo and the Hornosexuals; essentially,
a document of young people making their own fun. Inspired by the art
of Robert Frank, I wanted an organic, raw and spontaneous film. Tonight
Dynamo are back!
And I Cried, video, 5 mins.
We live in a world besieged and besotted by image. Everyone it seems
wants their 15 minutes and plenty of people will do whatever it takes
to get a piece of the celebrity cake. And I Cried is a film about
wishing to be a movie star. Being a star is about shining bright, a
brilliant flash of light against the backdrop of a velvety black night
sky. And I Cried is an exploration of our obsession with the
star and the image.
The Intruder, Super-8 film, 4 mins.
Soundtrack by Dworzec.
The intruder slices an invisible path through a city. Buildings shatter,
but its presence goes unseen.
The Water's Running, video, 12
mins 30 secs.
A young man dreams of, and prepares to, swim around his apartment like
a fish. He becomes sidetracked by the woman downstairs, her daughters,
and the nature of his desire.
Self Portrait, Super-8 film, 1997,
A short self portrait, with abstract patterns and geometric shapes shaken
video, 10 mins.
An excerpt from a longer documentary on Noey Watts, who talks about
his experiences as a digger and prisoner of war in Singapore.
Letter to Mr.X, video, 2002, 4 mins. Soundtrack by Stu Thomas.
The story begins when two people were sent to collect a very mysterious
love letter, arousing a sense of curiosity. The two messengers decide
to find out more about what this letter was all about and why it's so
important and secretive.
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