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2024 Program

Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Special Events

2001: A Space Odyssey

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

2001: A Space Odyssey

Humanity discovers a mystifying, artificial object buried underneath the lunar surface. With the assistance of HAL 9000, an intelligent computer, mankind embarks on an interesting quest.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

Birdeater

Started on 11 March 2024 to 11 March 2024

Birdeater

A bride-to-be attends her fiancé's bachelor party, but as uncomfortable truths about their relationship surface, the night descends into chaos. This exceptional psychological drama delves into a dark portrayal of masculinity
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

Head South

Started on 29 April 2024 to 29 April 2024

Head South

"Head South" is a coming-of-age film set in 1979 Christchurch, New Zealand. Angus, an outsider, dreams of being a punk band bassist. His growing friendship with shop assistant Kirsten and encounters with a mysterious punk figure shape his journey. The film offers a nostalgic yet relatable portrayal of youth and outsiderhood.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

Hesitation Wound

Started on 9 May 2024 to 9 May 2024

Hesitation Wound

In "Hesitation Wound," Turkish lawyer Canan defends a murder suspect while caring for her sick mother. The film, morally complex and naturalistic, features standout performances and strong direction. Recognized at festivals, including Venice, it's a must-see for its compelling storytelling.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

Hundreds of Beavers

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Hundreds of Beavers

"Hundreds of Beavers" is a hilarious and visually imaginative film that follows a drunken applejack salesman through a tale of love, fur trapping, and, you guessed it, hundreds of beavers portrayed by actors in fun-fur plush costumes. This demented live-action cartoon celebrates slapstick comedy and absurd surrealism in a wildly entertaining manner.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

Kid Snow

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Kid Snow

Paul Goldman's outback tent boxing film set in 1971 Western Australia follows Kid Snow's quest for redemption amidst scorching sun and the complexities of single mother Sunny. Shot in Kalgoorlie and Fremantle, the film immerses viewers in the raw intensity of fighting, sweat, and sand, offering a visceral cinematic experience.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Q&As Special Events

Kids

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Kids

A day in the life of a group of 90s teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking and deflowering virgins. Shot on a shoestring budget with a cast comprised of unknowns, the film’s subject matter and frank sexuality was scandalous for its time.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Q&As

Kinds of Kindness

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Kinds of Kindness

Yorgos Lanthimos releases "Kinds of Kindness," starring Emma Stone and Willem Dafoe. The film interweaves three stories: a man seeking control, a policeman's changed wife, and a woman searching for a spiritual leader. Lanthimos collaborates again with writer Efthimis Filippou, delivering another acclaimed indie film.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Special Events

Lake Mungo

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Lake Mungo

In a mockumentary style with found footage and docufiction elements, Lake Mungo explores the aftermath of a 16 year old girl's drowning as her family copes with their loss and encounters supernatural events, ultimately leading them to Lake Mungo.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

Life’s A Bitch

Started on 29 April 2024 to 29 April 2024

Life’s A Bitch

"Life’s A Bitch" is a dark comedy intertwining three human stories through their relationships with dogs. Amidst loneliness, these canine companions bring unexpected changes to their owners' lives. The film, beautifully shot, balances bleakness with humor, delivering a poignant exploration of human connections.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

Lousy Carter

Started on 11 March 2024 to 11 March 2024

Lousy Carter

Lousy Carter, deemed a deadbeat and failure, confronts his mortality with only six months to live. Director Byington's darkly comic portrayal of human frailty unfolds like a mesmerising, nihilistic car crash with a stellar cast.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Special Events

Pencilhead’s Safari So Good

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Pencilhead’s Safari So Good

Introducing the Pencilhead Gang! They embark on magical adventures through drawings, teaching kids about friendship, creativity, and important skills. Aimed at 3-5-year-olds, Pencilhead’s Kids Club is a fun and educational series igniting young imaginations.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

Power Alley

Started on 11 March 2024 to 11 March 2024

Power Alley

17 year old volleyball player Sofia grapples with an unwanted pregnancy on the verge of a championship, at a place where abortion is illegal. The film explores themes of queer sisterhood, friendship, family, and women's experiences.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

Sasquatch Sunset

Started on 9 May 2024 to 9 May 2024

Sasquatch Sunset

North America and a family of Sasquatch living in Northern California find themselves facing the changing world around them. Documenting the lives of these crypto-hominoids over a year, Sasquatch Sunset is an utterly unique film.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Q&As

Stubbornly Here

Started on 8 May 2024 to 8 May 2024

Stubbornly Here

In "Stubbornly Here," young people vanish inexplicably, prompting three friends to flee Perth for Sydney. Director Taylor Broadley crafts a fascinating exploration of adulthood and human existence, blending surrealism with deadpan observations. Shot in black and white, the film captivates with its realism and sense of the unknown.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

Tenement

Started on 3 May 2024 to 3 May 2024

Tenement

"Tenement" follows manga artist Soriya and her boyfriend returning to her childhood home in Cambodia after her mother's death. Set in a run-down housing block, the film takes a dark turn, exploring generational trauma and the country's political past. This remarkable horror movie promises to unsettle viewers with its unexpected twists.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Q&As

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

Started on 8 May 2024 to 8 May 2024

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

"The Lies We Tell Ourselves" is a unique blend of mockumentary, experimental film, and comedy, following director Lamberg as they navigate the challenges of completing an art house film. Through witty and self-aware storytelling, the film explores the filmmaking process and industry dynamics.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Special Events

The Parallax View

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

The Parallax View

After a presidential candidate is assassinated, political reporter Joe Frady (Warren Beatty) begins to suspect that the mysterious Parallax Corporation may be involved. As he investigates, others who share his suspicions start turning up dead, including his editor, Bill Rintels (Hume Cronyn). Eventually, Frady uncovers a conspiracy bigger than anyone expected and must race to prevent the corporation's next big hit as this political thriller plays out in an explosive game of cat and mouse.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

The Primevals

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

The Primevals

The Primevals is a film decades in the making, and completed after director Allen's passing. It's a labor of love and fandom, now a cult classic. Filled with stop-motion mayhem, epic battles, and heroic characters, it's an undiscovered gem blending adventure, action, and science fiction.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

The Visitor

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

The Visitor

Bruce La Bruce's latest film follows the enigmatic Visitor, played by Bishop Black, who emerges in London and sparks a transformative revolution within a wealthy British family. Critiquing colonialism and racism while celebrating queer sexualities, "The Visitor" draws inspiration from Pasolini's "Teorema" (1968) but offers a contemporary and fast-paced political commentary.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative

We Were Dangerous

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

We Were Dangerous

Nellie, Daisy and Lou attend an institution for delinquent girls on an isolated island in 1954. The trio rail against the system, finding strength in their friendship but this is challenged when the school's matron divides them.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Special Events

Your Sister’s Sister

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Your Sister’s Sister

"Your Sister's Sister," directed by Lynn Shelton, is an American indie film about doing the right thing with the wrong person. Jack, grieving his brother's death, seeks solace at Iris's father's cabin. Unexpectedly, Iris's sister Hannah is also there, leading to a mix of humour, sadness, and romance in this comedic drama.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

Blak Douglas vs The Commonwealth

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Blak Douglas vs The Commonwealth

Archibald-winning artist Adam Hill (Blak Douglas) confronts Australia's racist past, culminating in a triptych of his grandmother unveiled at the National Gallery of Australia.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

Born Innocent: The Redd Kross Story

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Born Innocent: The Redd Kross Story

From inventing Beach Punk to influencing the Grunge and Hair Metal movements, Redd Kross have maintained the highest level of musical integrity, originality and quality for over forty years. One of the most influential American rock bands of the past four decades.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

Green: The Fight For Rock And Roll

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Green: The Fight For Rock And Roll

70-year-old rock singer Wayne Green faces his fourth shot at fame, haunted by past failures as he embarks on his latest project. Flashbacks reveal near-misses in the '70s, '80s, and '90s. Now, Wayne grapples with inner demons, hoping this chance won't slip away like the others.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

I Should Have Been Dead Years Ago

Started on 6 March 2024 to 6 March 2024

I Should Have Been Dead Years Ago

Exploring the life, music, & artistic output of Stuart Gray (AKA Stu Spasm), the notorious underground rocker who created the most psychotronic group to ever emerge from Australia – the legendary Lubricated Goat.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries Q&As

In The Trenches

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

In The Trenches

Documenting the production of Jordan Prince-Wright’s World War One feature Before Dawn, In The Trenches follows the filmmakers as they re-create the trenches of World War One France and life in early twentieth century Australia on an epic scale and a small budget.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

Kim’s Video

Started on 11 March 2024 to 11 March 2024

Kim’s Video

Since 1987, New York cinephiles enjoyed nearly three decades of access to rare films through Kim's Video, a small empire led by Yongman Kim. The film explores the fate of the over fifty thousand VHS tapes when the store closed in 2008.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

King Coal

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

King Coal

"King Coal" paints a haunting picture of Appalachian mining communities, exploring their history and changing identity amidst declining miner numbers. Director Elaine McMillion Sheldon's poetic lens captures the rugged landscape and shifting energy dynamics, offering a rare glimpse into this often overlooked world.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

Memory Film: A Filmmaker’s Diary

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Memory Film: A Filmmaker’s Diary

The film chronicles a three-decade quest amid radical feminism and social change, exploring sexual politics and peace. Thornley’s 'Farewell film poem to life' merges silent cinema with nature, celebrating resistance.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

Mogwai: If The Stars Had A Sound

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Mogwai: If The Stars Had A Sound

For 25 years, Mogwai has stuck to their Scottish roots, shaping their unique musical journey. From the mid-1990s to their 2020 album made during lockdown, they've defied norms, immortalized in Antony Crook's film, featuring live performances and tracks.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

So Unreal

Started on 11 March 2024 to 11 March 2024

So Unreal

Narrated by Debbie Harry, the film explores how cinema depicts digital technology and artificial intelligence from 1981 to 2002, covering favorites like "The Matrix". Through a cinematic essay format, it examines filmmakers' responses to a changing world.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries Q&As Special Events

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Injured Ninja's rendition of the Epic of Gilgamesh was indeed epic. Held in the outback, this event fused avant-garde doom rave energy with a diverse array of collaborators. The resulting concert film, helmed by a trio of directors and a dedicated crew, offers an exhilarating spectacle that merges music, performance, and cinema."
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

The Herricanes

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

The Herricanes

The Houston Herricanes, a groundbreaking women's football team formed in the 1970s, defied odds to become part of the first women's football league. The team showcases camaraderie and resilience in a sport still grappling with gender acceptance today.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

The Man I Left Behind

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

The Man I Left Behind

A unique perspective on territorial loss through Magnum photographer Larry Towell's forty-year quest. Using unseen visuals, field recordings, music, and poetry, the film delves into human connections to land, revealing invisible ties that bind us.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries

You Should Have Been Here Yesterday

Started on 11 March 2024 to 11 March 2024

You Should Have Been Here Yesterday

An experiential journey through the birth of Australian surfing and youth culture. This cinematic poem tells the story of a wild community who took off up the coast and discovered a whole new way to live.
Shorts

A Lovely Place

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

A Lovely Place

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Jessica DiCosta Shorts 11min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: STUBBORNLY HERE           Set in a…
Shorts

A Rose For Katrina

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

A Rose For Katrina

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Harry Quinlan Shorts 9min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: THE LIES WE TELL OURSELVES A man arriving for a…
Shorts

Bottleneck

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Bottleneck

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Tatjana Hamilton Shorts 13min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: POWER ALLEY           On a day…
Shorts

Broono

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Broono

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Gerald Lepkowski Shorts 22min UK 2024 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: BIRDEATER WORLD PREMIERE In 1970s Glasgow, an unlikely friendship develops…
Shorts

Djalbuyan Nahra

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Djalbuyan Nahra

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Jahvis Loveday Shorts 5min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: BLAK DOUGLAS VS THE COMMONWEALTH         Djalbuyan,…
Shorts

First-ish Contact

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

First-ish Contact

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Kai Smythe Shorts 10min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: HUNDREDS OF BEAVERS         A low paid…
Shorts

Insufferable

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Insufferable

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Stig Wemyss Shorts 12min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH         Losing a…
Shorts

Just Beneath The Surface

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Just Beneath The Surface

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Jimmy John Thaiday Shorts 5min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN HERE YESTERDAY      …
Shorts

Karma

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Karma

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Soohyuk Choi Shorts 20min Korea 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: LIFE’S A BITCH         Bongsik refuses to…
Shorts

Kindling

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Kindling

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Jack Zimmerman, Archie Hancock Shorts 11min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: WE WERE DANGEROUS         During…
Shorts

Lights! Camera! Perth! A Growing Film Industry

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Lights! Camera! Perth! A Growing Film Industry

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Aren Herbert Hoogerdijk Shorts 11min Australia 2024 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: KIM’S VIDEO WORLD PREMIERE A deep-dive into the Perth…
Shorts

Max Pam: The Freddie Incident

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Max Pam: The Freddie Incident

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Philip Gostelow Shorts 12min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: THE MAN I LEFT BEHIND         Photographer…
Shorts

Murmuration

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Murmuration

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Melle Branson Shorts 4min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: MEMORY FILM         Follows Olivia Davies, the…
Shorts

Solace

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Solace

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Aminah Hughes Shorts 10min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: THE HERRICANES Isolated and facing her own mortality, a woman…
Shorts

Surveilling A Crime Scene

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Surveilling A Crime Scene

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Alana Hunt Shorts 22min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: KING COAL         Examines the materialisation of…
Shorts

Susurro

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Susurro

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Gabriel Gonzalez Acosta Shorts 13min Mexico 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: MOGWAI: IF THE STARS HAD A SOUND    …
Shorts

The Hug

Started on 29 April 2024 to 29 April 2024

The Hug

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Drew Kendell Shorts 5min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: HEAD SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE Two friends experience a strange phenomenon…
Shorts

The Mould On The Wall

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

The Mould On The Wall

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Joseph Michael Shorts 15min Australia 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: TENEMENT WORLD PREMIERE       A small mould growth…
Shorts

You’re Invited To Tuscan’s 5th Birthday Party!

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

You’re Invited To Tuscan’s 5th Birthday Party!

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Lee Eddy Shorts 14min USA 2023 SESSION DETAILS This film screens with the feature film: LOUSY CARTER           You’re Invited to…
Shorts Showcases

Being In Cinema (Experimental Shorts)

Started on 29 April 2024 to 29 April 2024

Being In Cinema (Experimental Shorts)

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase, Experimental Shorts 103min Various 2023-2024 Session Details SUNDAY 14 JULY / 1:00 PM – 3.13 PM / LUNA CINEMAS LEEDERVILLE WARNING: This…
Q&As Shorts Showcases

Beyond The Infernal Darkness (Horror Shorts)

Started on 8 May 2024 to 8 May 2024

Beyond The Infernal Darkness (Horror Shorts)

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase, Horror 75min Various 2023-2024 Session Details SATURDAY 6 JULY / 10.30 PM – 12.15 AM / LUNA CINEMAS LEEDERVILLE 6 JULY –…
Shorts Showcases Special Events

Closing Night: GYSO + LIP + COV films!

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Closing Night: GYSO + LIP + COV films!

SESSION DETAILS SUNDAY 14 JULY / 7PM / LUNA CINEMAS LEEDERVILLE Don’t get caught short, put Get Your Shorts On! in your calendar now! Join us for an exciting selection…
Shorts Showcases

International Family Animation Explosion #1

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

International Family Animation Explosion #1

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Animation, Family, Fun 61min Various 2023-2024 Session Details ALL AT THE STATE LIBRARY OF WA. ADULTS – $10, KIDS ARE FREE. Sun 7th Jul…
Shorts Showcases

International Family Animation Explosion #2

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

International Family Animation Explosion #2

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase, Family 54min Various 2023-2024 Session Details ALL AT THE STATE LIBRARY OF WA. ADULTS – $10, KIDS ARE FREE. Sun 14th Jul…
Shorts Showcases

The Future Is Now! (Sci-Fi Shorts)

Started on 8 May 2024 to 8 May 2024

The Future Is Now! (Sci-Fi Shorts)

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase, Sci-Fi 101min Various 2023-2024 Session Details SAT 6 JULY / 2:00PM – 4:21PM / LUNA CINEMAS LEEDERVILLE SAT 13 JULY / 4:30PM…
Q&As Shorts Showcases

The Last Lap (Shorts Showcase)

Started on 21 May 2024 to 21 May 2024

The Last Lap (Shorts Showcase)

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase 90min Various 2023-2024 Session Details FRI 5 JULY/ 2:45PM – 4:15PM / LUNA LEEDERVILLE MON 8 JULY / 6:30PM – 9:34PM  /…
Shorts Showcases

Twisted Realities And Surreal Dreams (Surreal Shorts)

Started on 1 May 2024 to 1 May 2024

Twisted Realities And Surreal Dreams (Surreal Shorts)

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase, Surreal 65min Various 2023-2024 Session Details TUES 9 JULY / 7:30PM – 9:15PM / LUNA CINEMAS LEEDERVILLE /  INTRO + Q&A SAT…
Shorts Showcases

Westralia #1: Possible Times

Started on 8 May 2024 to 8 May 2024

Westralia #1: Possible Times

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Various 80min Western Australia 2023-2024 Session Details SAT 6 JULY / 12:00PM / THE BACKLOT PERTH WED 10 JULY / 5:00PM – 6:58PM /…
Shorts Showcases

Westralia #2: A Celebration of Miscellanea

Started on 1 May 2024 to 1 May 2024

Westralia #2: A Celebration of Miscellanea

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Various 84min Western Australia 2023-2024 Session Details SAT 6 JULY / 2:00PM / THE BACKLOT PERTH THURS 11 JULY / 5:00PM – 6:54PM / LUNA…
Shorts Showcases

Westralia #3: Fifteen Plus

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Westralia #3: Fifteen Plus

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Various 78min Western Australia 2023-2024 Session Details SAT 6 JULY / 3:30PM / THE BACKLOT PERTH TUES 9 JULY / 4:50PM – 6:48PM /…
Shorts Showcases Special Events

Westralia Day 2024

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Westralia Day 2024

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase, Western Australia made Whole Day Various 2023-2024 Session Details SAT 6 JULY / 12:00PM / WESTRALIA #1: POSSIBLE TIMES / THE BACKLOT PERTH…
Shorts Showcases

Writing, Recording, Directing, Viewing and Acting (Shorts)

Started on 8 May 2024 to 8 May 2024

Writing, Recording, Directing, Viewing and Acting (Shorts)

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase 100min Various 2023-2024 Session Details SUN 7 JULY / 12:30PM – 2:50PM / LUNA CINEMAS LEEDERVILLE SAT 13 JULY / 2:00PM –…
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Special Events

2001: A Space Odyssey

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

2001: A Space Odyssey

Humanity discovers a mystifying, artificial object buried underneath the lunar surface. With the assistance of HAL 9000, an intelligent computer, mankind embarks on an interesting quest.
Special Events

Academic Conference 2024

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Academic Conference 2024

Session Details TUES 2 JULY / ALL DAY / SAE PERTH WED 3 JULY / ALL DAY / SAE PERTH To get tickets, please email Jack Revelation Perth International Film…
Shorts Showcases Special Events

Closing Night: GYSO + LIP + COV films!

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Closing Night: GYSO + LIP + COV films!

SESSION DETAILS SUNDAY 14 JULY / 7PM / LUNA CINEMAS LEEDERVILLE Don’t get caught short, put Get Your Shorts On! in your calendar now! Join us for an exciting selection…
Special Events

First Men In The Moon

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

First Men In The Moon

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Nathan Juran Feature Narrative 103min UK 1964 Session Details FRI 12 JULY / 5.30PM – 9.30PM / WA MUSEUM BOOLA BARDIP In collaboration with the WA…
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Q&As Special Events

Kids

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Kids

A day in the life of a group of 90s teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking and deflowering virgins. Shot on a shoestring budget with a cast comprised of unknowns, the film’s subject matter and frank sexuality was scandalous for its time.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Special Events

Lake Mungo

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Lake Mungo

In a mockumentary style with found footage and docufiction elements, Lake Mungo explores the aftermath of a 16 year old girl's drowning as her family copes with their loss and encounters supernatural events, ultimately leading them to Lake Mungo.
Special Events

Opening Night: Kid Snow

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Opening Night: Kid Snow

SESSION DETAILS WED 3 JULY/ DOORS OPEN 6.30PM , FILM AT 7PM  / LUNA CINEMAS LEEDERVILLE           Join us at Luna Cinemas in Leederville for our…
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Special Events

Pencilhead’s Safari So Good

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Pencilhead’s Safari So Good

Introducing the Pencilhead Gang! They embark on magical adventures through drawings, teaching kids about friendship, creativity, and important skills. Aimed at 3-5-year-olds, Pencilhead’s Kids Club is a fun and educational series igniting young imaginations.
Special Events

REV Hub

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

REV Hub

Welcome to the REV HUB, where Perth's film community comes alive! Join us every night at 6 pm in the Monkey Bar at Luna Leederville for a vibrant gathering of filmmakers and film lovers. Share your latest projects, discover fresh talent, and enjoy great films with great company. The REV HUB is the perfect spot to mix, mingle, and celebrate all things cinema.
Special Events

The Earth Above

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

The Earth Above

"The Earth Above" is a 30-minute full-dome planetarium show exploring an ancient belief of a solid sky dome around the Earth. It follows ancestors on a journey deep into Country, sharing deep time stories illuminated by emerging research and First Nation’s knowledge.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries Q&As Special Events

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Injured Ninja's rendition of the Epic of Gilgamesh was indeed epic. Held in the outback, this event fused avant-garde doom rave energy with a diverse array of collaborators. The resulting concert film, helmed by a trio of directors and a dedicated crew, offers an exhilarating spectacle that merges music, performance, and cinema."
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Special Events

The Parallax View

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

The Parallax View

After a presidential candidate is assassinated, political reporter Joe Frady (Warren Beatty) begins to suspect that the mysterious Parallax Corporation may be involved. As he investigates, others who share his suspicions start turning up dead, including his editor, Bill Rintels (Hume Cronyn). Eventually, Frady uncovers a conspiracy bigger than anyone expected and must race to prevent the corporation's next big hit as this political thriller plays out in an explosive game of cat and mouse.
Shorts Showcases Special Events

Westralia Day 2024

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Westralia Day 2024

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase, Western Australia made Whole Day Various 2023-2024 Session Details SAT 6 JULY / 12:00PM / WESTRALIA #1: POSSIBLE TIMES / THE BACKLOT PERTH…
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Special Events

Your Sister’s Sister

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Your Sister’s Sister

"Your Sister's Sister," directed by Lynn Shelton, is an American indie film about doing the right thing with the wrong person. Jack, grieving his brother's death, seeks solace at Iris's father's cabin. Unexpectedly, Iris's sister Hannah is also there, leading to a mix of humour, sadness, and romance in this comedic drama.
Q&As Shorts Showcases

Beyond The Infernal Darkness (Horror Shorts)

Started on 8 May 2024 to 8 May 2024

Beyond The Infernal Darkness (Horror Shorts)

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase, Horror 75min Various 2023-2024 Session Details SATURDAY 6 JULY / 10.30 PM – 12.15 AM / LUNA CINEMAS LEEDERVILLE 6 JULY –…
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries Q&As

In The Trenches

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

In The Trenches

Documenting the production of Jordan Prince-Wright’s World War One feature Before Dawn, In The Trenches follows the filmmakers as they re-create the trenches of World War One France and life in early twentieth century Australia on an epic scale and a small budget.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Q&As Special Events

Kids

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

Kids

A day in the life of a group of 90s teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking and deflowering virgins. Shot on a shoestring budget with a cast comprised of unknowns, the film’s subject matter and frank sexuality was scandalous for its time.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Q&As

Kinds of Kindness

Starting 3 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Kinds of Kindness

Yorgos Lanthimos releases "Kinds of Kindness," starring Emma Stone and Willem Dafoe. The film interweaves three stories: a man seeking control, a policeman's changed wife, and a woman searching for a spiritual leader. Lanthimos collaborates again with writer Efthimis Filippou, delivering another acclaimed indie film.
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Q&As

Stubbornly Here

Started on 8 May 2024 to 8 May 2024

Stubbornly Here

In "Stubbornly Here," young people vanish inexplicably, prompting three friends to flee Perth for Sydney. Director Taylor Broadley crafts a fascinating exploration of adulthood and human existence, blending surrealism with deadpan observations. Shot in black and white, the film captivates with its realism and sense of the unknown.
Documentary Feature Films & Documentaries Q&As Special Events

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Started on 24 April 2024 to 24 April 2024

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Injured Ninja's rendition of the Epic of Gilgamesh was indeed epic. Held in the outback, this event fused avant-garde doom rave energy with a diverse array of collaborators. The resulting concert film, helmed by a trio of directors and a dedicated crew, offers an exhilarating spectacle that merges music, performance, and cinema."
Q&As Shorts Showcases

The Last Lap (Shorts Showcase)

Started on 21 May 2024 to 21 May 2024

The Last Lap (Shorts Showcase)

DIRECTOR/S GENRE DURATION COUNTRY YEAR Various Shorts Showcase 90min Various 2023-2024 Session Details FRI 5 JULY/ 2:45PM – 4:15PM / LUNA LEEDERVILLE MON 8 JULY / 6:30PM – 9:34PM  /…
Feature Films & Documentaries Narrative Q&As

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

Started on 8 May 2024 to 8 May 2024

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

"The Lies We Tell Ourselves" is a unique blend of mockumentary, experimental film, and comedy, following director Lamberg as they navigate the challenges of completing an art house film. Through witty and self-aware storytelling, the film explores the filmmaking process and industry dynamics.
Industrial Revelations

Exploring The Audience: Analysing Programming & Acquisition Trends & Strategies

Starting 7 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Exploring The Audience: Analysing Programming & Acquisition Trends & Strategies

This session asks the hard questions of people in the know to trace audience movements and expectation and speculate on what we may see manifested in the immediate and long-term landscape.
Industrial Revelations

IAGC Industry Town Hall Meeting

Starting 7 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

IAGC Industry Town Hall Meeting

The Screenwest IAGC invites members of the Western Australian Screen Industry to a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, 9 July 2024.
Industrial Revelations

Meet the Producers and Distributers – One on One with Julie Ryan, Cyan Films

Started on 7 June 2024 to 7 June 2024
Industrial Revelations

Meet the Producers and Distributers – One on One with Nicholas Hayes, Umbrella Entertainment

Started on 7 June 2024 to 7 June 2024
Industrial Revelations

Navigating Finance, Markets and Release

Starting 7 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Navigating Finance, Markets and Release

In this session we’ll hear the secret information from the experts and in ways that potentially may save yourself a lot of time and money.
Industrial Revelations

Pitch’d Battle 2024: The Final Showdown

Starting 7 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

Pitch’d Battle 2024: The Final Showdown

Watch the 8 teams present their pitches live infront of audience and industry judges.
Industrial Revelations

Screen Composers In Conversation

Starting 7 July 2024 to 9 August 2024

Screen Composers In Conversation

Hear from this expert panel in a far-ranging discussion, as they talk creating authentic and moving music for media, the process of collaboration in storytelling, and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Industrial Revelations

The Value of Behind the Scenes Content

Starting 7 July 2024 to 14 July 2024

The Value of Behind the Scenes Content

This talk aims to provide a fresh perspective on the Behind the Scenes genre and the benefits it can offer when done well.
Industrial Revelations

We Discuss the Dead… and other genre tropes with Australian Writer’s Guild

Started on 14 June 2024 to 14 June 2024

We Discuss the Dead… and other genre tropes with Australian Writer’s Guild

The Australian Writers Guild, in collaboration with the Revelation Film Festival, is thrilled to extend an invitation for an engaging afternoon with acclaimed local writer/director Zak Hilditch (1922 and These Final Hours).

Ngaala Kaaditj, Whadjuk Nyoongar Moort, keyen kaadak nidja boodja.
Revelation Film Festival acknowledge the mighty Whadjuk Nyoongar people as the original custodians of this land. We pay our respects to their elders past, present and future. We also support First Nations people internationally and their struggles for recognition, justice and equality. We reflect these voices in our program and demonstrate this commitment through our approach to the sector from the Board down.

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