Films

Feature Film

Inside the Red Brick Wall

An affecting blow-by-blow account of protestors under siege returns documentary filmmaking to its urgent, political roots.

Hong Kong Documentary Filmmakers Hong Kong 88 Min M18 (Mature Content and Coarse Language) Singapore Premiere

Feature Film

Tongpan

A sombre look at the brief period of Thai democracy in the ’70s through the proposed construction of a dam in rural Isan.

Isan Film Collective Thailand 62 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content)

Feature Film

Nightcleaners

A composite of intimate vignettes that exposes the precarious and exploitative nature of ‘women’s work’ in 1970s Britain.

Berwick Street Film Collective UK 90 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Singapore Premiere

Feature Film

Yama—Attack to Attack

A raw, resolute look into the extensive labour exploitation at the heart of Japan’s economic ‘miracle’.

SATO Mitsuo, YAMAOKA Kyochi Japan 110 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content) Singapore Premiere

Feature Film

Nũhũ Yãg Mũ Yõg Hãm: This Land Is Our Land!

A groundbreaking piece of Brazilian indigenous filmmaking where vivid testimonies defiantly stake claim to the land of their ancestors.

Isael MAXAKALI, Sueli MAXAKALI, Carolina CANGUÇU, Roberto ROMERO Brazil 71 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content) Asian Premiere

Short Film

Windjarrameru, The Stealing C*nt$

The discovery of cartons of beer unfolds a series of unlikely events that soon envelop all levels of the community.

Karrabing Film Collective Australia 35 Min PG13 (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere

Short Film

Domain Shorts: Roots & Routes

Contemporary collectives demonstrate how indigenous filmmaking can function as a communal act of resistance. In open defiance, these collectives resist the notion of terra nullius by staking a claim to their lands.

Multiple USA, Vietnam, France, Taiwan 87 Min NC16 (Some Nudity and Coarse Language)

Short Film

Domain Shorts: Spiritual Rhythms

Through the soundscapes of life, death and the beyond, the collectives in this programme explore the rhythmic beats of the transcendental. Like the trance of life, we are invited to join their spiritual journeys.

Multiple Vietnam, Kenya, UK, USA, Egypt 72 Min PG

Short Film

Domain Shorts: More Than Just a Story About Women

Collectives played an integral part in the women’s liberation movement in the 1960s. The rapid advances of video technology opened new filmmaking possibilities, and thus new forms of collective mobilisations. In this programme, examples from all around the world remind us of the urgency of these conversations.

Multiple India, Mexico, UK, South Korea, France 82 Min M18 (Sexual References)

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