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Documentary Double

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | Documentary Double

Two films that showcase the power of Australian documentary in telling less-common stories. While on the surface these films seem very different, they share a common interest in their concerns with issues of environment and community. Whether the concerns are environmental, political, or spiritual, both films find an importance in the worlds in which we all live and the ways in which we choose to live.

The Boys Who Said No!

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 90 min | Directed by Judith Ehrlich

An inspirational story of courage and protest about the young men who refused to fight in the war in Vietnam, forming the largest war resistance movement in US history. Screens with the short film Pebble.

Some Kind of Heaven

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 83 min | Directed by Lance Oppenheim

Unexpected stories in the paradise of the Villages, a vast retirement community dubbed “Disneyworld for retirees.” Screens with the short film Deb.

The Monopoly of Violence

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 105 min | Directed by Chris Cofer

Explores the nature of police responses to recent French “yellow-vest” riots and how anger and resentment grow in the face of social inequalities. Screens with the short film Inferno.

Sci-Fi & Slipstream Shorts

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | 71min | Sci-Fi & Slipstream Shorts

A selection of short films from the outer and inner limits. These films vary from slipstream dystopias to post-apocalyptic tales of survival, speculative possibilities of future relationships to experimental cli-fi works. Moments of imaginative beauty and hard narrative, dark humour, brooding anxieties of future crimes, and the possibilities for new tomorrows move through these science fiction films.

Aalto

Luna on SX 13 Essex Street, Fremantle

Feature Documentary | 2020 | Finland | 104 min | Directed by Virpi Suutari

The life and work of one of the greatest modern architects, Alvar Aalto.

The Justice of Bunny King

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | New Zealand | 101 min | Directed by Gaysorn Thavatt

Bunny King is a mother of two, a rough-cut diamond with a sketchy past. With the world against her, Bunny’s battle has just begun. Screens with the short film White Goods.

A Brixton Tale

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | UK | 76 min | Directed by Darragh Carey, Bertrand Desrochers

A wealthy wannabe documentarian filming life on the street. Screens with the short film Bibi's Breakfast

Cryptozoo

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | USA | 95 min | Directed by Dash Shaw

A beautiful and bizarre animated psychedelic infused feature that follows Cryptozookeepers who are trying to capture a dream-eating legendary animal called the Baku.

Rehab Cabin

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | USA | 78 min | Directed by Kate Beacom, Louis Legge

There’s something terrible about watching your favourite child movie star grow up and become washed-up, but what can you do?

Documentary Double

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | Documentary Double

Two films that showcase the power of Australian documentary in telling less-common stories. While on the surface these films seem very different, they share a common interest in their concerns with issues of environment and community. Whether the concerns are environmental, political, or spiritual, both films find an importance in the worlds in which we all live and the ways in which we choose to live.

Panel: Film Distribution In A New Media Environment

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth

Special Events | 2021 | Industrial Revelations | What Crew Do All Day

Why not see for yourself and hop on set with some of WA's finest industry professionals, with decades of collective experience, as they put together a scene. Get a first-hand look at what it’s like as a Gaffer, Grip, Stand-by Prop, Set Dresser, 1st AD, etc.

The Best Battle

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | Australia | 56 min | Directed by Antonio Traverso

An exploration of Santiago’s political street art during the 2019 / 2020 estallido social (social blast) that marked the remembrance of the 1973 coup. Screens with the short film Night Landing At The Charles De Gaulle.

Oh, It Hertz!

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | Norway | 87 min | Directed by Gunnar Hall Jensen

Musician Laurie Amat takes a journey into the ways in which sound affects us. Screens with the short film The Best Orchestra In The World.

Experimental Showcase

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | 82min | Experimental Showcase

A collection of short experimental films, shifting from abstract forms to found footage, experimental documentaries to surreal performance, folk tales, media fever dreams, and all points between.

The Last Horns of Africa

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | South Africa, Australia | 98 min | Directed by Garth De Bruno Austin

With unparalleled access, follows those who are putting their lives on the line to protect the rhino, from a hidden rhino orphanage to the Kruger National Park.

White Noise

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 94 min | Directed by Daniel Lombroso

The definitive inside story of the movement that has come to be known as the alt-right.

Talk: Working In Web In WA

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth

Special Events | 2021 | Industrial Revelations | Working In Web In WA

Working in Web in Western Australia Women in Film & TV WA presents an exciting opportunity for emerging screen industry practitioners to interact with and learn from experienced web series creators from WA.

Other Like Me

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | UK | 82 min | Directed by Marcus Werner Hed, Dan Fox

The story of Coum Transmissions and Throbbing Gristle - groundbreaking artists whose work infamously earned them the sobriquet the Wreckers of Civilization. Screens with the short film Reveries.

The Reason I Jump

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | UK | 88 min | Directed by Jerry Rothwell

Drawing on Naoki Higashida’s book following five young people living with autism.

Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 77 min | Directed by Malia Scharf, Max Basch

Traces his art and life to the present, providing an in-depth insight into Scharf’s visionary, brilliant imagination and the works he continues to create. Screens with the short film Painting By Numbers.

Women of Steel

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | Australia | 56 min | Directed by Robynne Murphy

The Wollongong women who band together and take on the giant steelworks operators and heart of the town, BHP. Screens with the short film Wirun.

The Night of The Beast

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | Colombia, Mexico | 70 min | Directed by Mauricio Leiva-Cock

Teenage metal-heads Chuki and Dona dream of seeing Iron Maiden, but when their favourite band come to Bogota for the first time not everything goes to plan. Screens with the short film Rafael.

King Rocker

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | UK | 90 min | Directed by Michael Cumming

The story of Robert Lloyd, legendary singer for The Prefects and the Nightingales. Screens with the short film Fugazis Barber.

Meanwhile On Earth

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | Sweden, Denmark, Estonia | 72 min | Directed by Carol Olsson

A meditative, observational documentary following the funeral tasks and final journey to grave or crematoria. Screens with the short film What Resonates In Silence.

Nowhere Special

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | UK | 96 min | Directed by Uberto Pasolini

Circumstances beyond their control force John and his young son Michael to re-evaluate their futures and their time together. Screens with the short film Two Sands.

Some Kind of Heaven

Luna on SX 13 Essex Street, Fremantle

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 83 min | Directed by Lance Oppenheim

Unexpected stories in the paradise of the Villages, a vast retirement community dubbed “Disneyworld for retirees.” Screens with the short film Deb.

Australian Gothic

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | 69 min | Australian Gothic

The alien, the uncanny, the gothic, the unfamiliar, the disturbing, the hybrid, and the horrific moves through these works, from the fear of the unknown, the lack of contact with people, the sleeper's body, the seeking of desperate families, and, yes, even monsters. But there are other forms at play too, and these also become manifest, in the possibilities of metamorphosis. A selection of shorts guaranteed to make you think twice.

The Neon Across The Ocean

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | Australia | 91 min | Directed by Matthew Victor Pastor

Set sometime in the not-too-distant future, Mandy is dealing with her parents impending divorce and navigating a world driven by a new normal of isolation and fear. Screens with the short film Same Time Monday.

Jumbo

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | France, Belgium, Luxembourg | 93 min | Directed by Zoé Wittock

Fascinated by all the carousels and attractions, amusement park employee Jeanne begins a very special relationship with Jumbo. Screens with the short film Barnacle Face.

Bad Girls

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | USA | 97 min | Directed by Christopher Bickel

Taking the trashy sex, violence, drugs, and mayhem blueprint back to its roots, Bad Girls follows three wild women on an interstate crime spree. Screens with the short film Golem.

Tomás Ford: Have A Bath With Me?

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | Tomás Ford: Have A Bath With Me?

International party icon Tomás Ford invites you into the tub for the world premiere of his new immersive cinema DIY pop music spectacular Have A Bath With Me?

WIFT Australia’s V-Fest Awards Winners

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | WIFT AUSTRALIA’S V-FEST AWARDS WINNERS

WIFT V-FEST 2021 is hosted by the QLD Chapter of Women in Film and Television Australia. The online virtual film festival team: Festival Director, Bobbi-Lea Dionysius, and producers Joanne Tindale and Ljudan Michaelis-Thorpe are excited to present the winners of their 16 Award categories in the short film competition. The winners were selected from over 200 entries from a diverse range of high-quality short films, music videos, animations, and new-media projects received from 14 countries around the world.

All Light Everywhere

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | USA | 105 min | Directed by Theo Anthony

Surveillance technologies, body cameras, drones, and the nature of images, all combine in this documentary which also examines what it means to look and see, but also what is not viewed.

A Different View Plus

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | 78 min | A Different View Plus

A Different View consists of a quartet of film/sound partnerships that explore the theme of the Anthropocene. The selection of composers and filmmakers was an organic process, none of these individuals had worked together previously. Pairing together composers and experimental filmmakers, A Different View sought to produce new and previously unconsidered creative allegiances that would challenge and inspire both artists and audiences.

The Most Beautiful Boy in The World

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | Sweden | 94 min | Directed by Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri

Tracing Björn Andrésen’s life from the audition for Death in Venice through fame and exploring what it meant for the shy, quiet man to become famous. Screens with the short film Baba.

The Best Battle

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | Australia | 56 min | Directed by Antonio Traverso

An exploration of Santiago’s political street art during the 2019 / 2020 estallido social (social blast) that marked the remembrance of the 1973 coup. Screens with the short film Night Landing At The Charles De Gaulle.

The Boys Who Said No!

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 90 min | Directed by Judith Ehrlich

An inspirational story of courage and protest about the young men who refused to fight in the war in Vietnam, forming the largest war resistance movement in US history. Screens with the short film Pebble.

Panel: What Crew Do All Day

Johnny Ma Studios 305A Railway Parade, Maylands , Perth

Special Events | 2021 | Industrial Revelations | What Crew Do All Day

Why not see for yourself and hop on set with some of WA's finest industry professionals, with decades of collective experience, as they put together a scene. Get a first-hand look at what it’s like as a Gaffer, Grip, Stand-by Prop, Set Dresser, 1st AD, etc.

Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 77 min | Directed by Malia Scharf, Max Basch

Traces his art and life to the present, providing an in-depth insight into Scharf’s visionary, brilliant imagination and the works he continues to create. Screens with the short film Painting By Numbers.

Out of the Blue

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 1980 | Canada | 93 min | Directed by Dennis Hopper

A 4k restoration of Dennis Hopper’s masterpiece. Screens with the short film The Stranger.

The Justice of Bunny King

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | New Zealand | 101 min | Directed by Gaysorn Thavatt

Bunny King is a mother of two, a rough-cut diamond with a sketchy past. With the world against her, Bunny’s battle has just begun. Screens with the short film White Goods.

Oh, It Hertz!

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | Norway | 87 min | Directed by Gunnar Hall Jensen

Musician Laurie Amat takes a journey into the ways in which sound affects us. Screens with the short film The Best Orchestra In The World.

End of The Line: The Women of Standing Rock

Luna on SX 13 Essex Street, Fremantle

Feature Documentary | 2021 | USA, Finland | 127 min | Directed by Shannon Kring

First Nation’s protests against the Dakota oil pipeline construction that threatens their land, water, and Existence. Screens with the short film Lifeblood.

Alien On Stage

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | UK | 86 min | Directed by Lucy Harvey, Danielle Kummer

“In Dorset nobody can hear you scream”.. amateur thespians stage our favourite horror-science-fiction hybrid on stage. Screens with the short film The Jinja Assassin.

Rebel Dykes

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | UK | 82 min | Directed by Harri Shanahan, Siân A. Williams

Tells the story of the underground lesbian scene that emerged in eighties London. Screens with the short film Choice.

Freshman Year

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | USA | 102 min | Directed by Cooper Raiff

Guaranteed to be the indie hit of the year, this unique trip in and out of love, insecurity and family is a one-of-a-kind dead pan comedy that simply doesn’t miss a beat. Screens with the short film Grazing Table.

The Killing of Two Lovers

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | USA | 85 min | Directed by Robert Machoian

A man desperately tries to keep his family together during a separation from his wife. They both agree to see other people, but he struggles to come to terms with her new relationship. Screens with the short film The Slide.

Nimby

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | Finland | 94 min | Directed by Teemu Nikki

A lesbian couple living in a hip Helsinki suburb decide to come out to family… but it’s not just the young couple who have a secret. Screens with the short film Masel Tov Cocktail.

Goologoolup NAIDOC Week Screenings

The Goologoolup NAIDOC screenings is now in its fifth year; the festival was developed to fill a gap in Indigenous screen exhibition within the Perth city area during NAIDOC week. This year the Goologoolup screenings will consist of a month-long program of indigenous art exhibitions on the city public screens, a series of lunch-time screenings in the State Library of Western Australia Theatre and a feature documentary screening in the State Theatre Centre, as part of the Maali Festival. An important aspect of the festival is that all screenings are free to the public.

The Justice of Bunny King

Luna on SX 13 Essex Street, Fremantle

Feature Narrative | 2021 | New Zealand | 101 min | Directed by Gaysorn Thavatt

Bunny King is a mother of two, a rough-cut diamond with a sketchy past. With the world against her, Bunny’s battle has just begun. Screens with the short film White Goods.

The Killing of Two Lovers

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | USA | 85 min | Directed by Robert Machoian

A man desperately tries to keep his family together during a separation from his wife. They both agree to see other people, but he struggles to come to terms with her new relationship. Screens with the short film The Slide.

Australian Gothic

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | 69 min | Australian Gothic

The alien, the uncanny, the gothic, the unfamiliar, the disturbing, the hybrid, and the horrific moves through these works, from the fear of the unknown, the lack of contact with people, the sleeper's body, the seeking of desperate families, and, yes, even monsters. But there are other forms at play too, and these also become manifest, in the possibilities of metamorphosis. A selection of shorts guaranteed to make you think twice.

Meanwhile On Earth

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | Sweden, Denmark, Estonia | 72 min | Directed by Carol Olsson

A meditative, observational documentary following the funeral tasks and final journey to grave or crematoria. Screens with the short film What Resonates In Silence.

The Most Beautiful Boy in The World

Luna on SX 13 Essex Street, Fremantle

Feature Documentary | 2021 | Sweden | 94 min | Directed by Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri

Tracing Björn Andrésen’s life from the audition for Death in Venice through fame and exploring what it meant for the shy, quiet man to become famous. Screens with the short film Baba.

Paul Dood’s Deadly Lunch Break

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | UK | 95 min | Directed by Nick Gillespie

Paul works in a charity shop in a mall, but he has big dreams of stardom. Well-rehearsed and
with a costume designed by his mum, Julie, he’s ready for the big time. Screens with the short film Stick A Fork In Me.

Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and Legendary Tapes

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | UK | 98 min | Directed by Caroline Catz

Telling the story of the electronic music pioneer, best known for her work on the Dr Who theme.

A Brixton Tale

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | UK | 76 min | Directed by Darragh Carey, Bertrand Desrochers

A wealthy wannabe documentarian filming life on the street. Screens with the short film Bibi's Breakfast

The Justice of Bunny King

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | New Zealand | 101 min | Directed by Gaysorn Thavatt

Bunny King is a mother of two, a rough-cut diamond with a sketchy past. With the world against her, Bunny’s battle has just begun. Screens with the short film White Goods.

Cryptozoo

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | USA | 95 min | Directed by Dash Shaw

A beautiful and bizarre animated psychedelic infused feature that follows Cryptozookeepers who are trying to capture a dream-eating legendary animal called the Baku.

The Night of The Beast

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | Colombia, Mexico | 70 min | Directed by Mauricio Leiva-Cock

Teenage metal-heads Chuki and Dona dream of seeing Iron Maiden, but when their favourite band come to Bogota for the first time not everything goes to plan. Screens with the short film Rafael.

Nowhere Special

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | UK | 96 min | Directed by Uberto Pasolini

Circumstances beyond their control force John and his young son Michael to re-evaluate their futures and their time together. Screens with the short film Two Sands.

Freshman Year

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | USA | 102 min | Directed by Cooper Raiff

Guaranteed to be the indie hit of the year, this unique trip in and out of love, insecurity and family is a one-of-a-kind dead pan comedy that simply doesn’t miss a beat. Screening with the short film Grazing Table.

King Rocker

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | UK | 90 min | Directed by Michael Cumming

The story of Robert Lloyd, legendary singer for The Prefects and the Nightingales. Screens with the short film Fugazis Barber.

The Reason I Jump

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | UK | 88 min | Directed by Jerry Rothwell

Drawing on Naoki Higashida’s book following five young people living with autism.

Rehab Cabin

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | USA | 78 min | Directed by Kate Beacom, Louis Legge

There’s something terrible about watching your favourite child movie star grow up and become washed-up, but what can you do?

End of The Line: The Women of Standing Rock

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | USA, Finland | 127 min | Directed by Shannon Kring

First Nation’s protests against the Dakota oil pipeline construction that threatens their land, water, and Existence. Screens with the short film Lifeblood.

Other Like Me

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | UK | 82 min | Directed by Marcus Werner Hed, Dan Fox

The story of Coum Transmissions and Throbbing Gristle - groundbreaking artists whose work infamously earned them the sobriquet the Wreckers of Civilization. Screens with the short film Reveries.

We’re Not Here to Fuck Spiders

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | Australia | 85 min | Directed by Josh Reed

A tense, claustrophobic drama, created from surveillance footage, that spins the viewer into a grim world of petty – and not so petty – crime. Screens with the short film The Recordist.

Aalto

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | Finland | 104 min | Directed by Virpi Suutari

The life and work of one of the greatest modern architects, Alvar Aalto.

Gaia

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | South Africa | 96 min | Directed by Jaco Bouwer

Two park rangers travel deep into the primordial forest, where a chance encounter with a quasi-survivalist father and son exposes a new and unfamiliar world. Screens with the short film Heal Me.

Alien On Stage

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | UK | 86 min | Directed by Lucy Harvey, Danielle Kummer

“In Dorset nobody can hear you scream”.. amateur thespians stage our favourite horror-science-fiction hybrid on stage. Screens with the short film The Jinja Assassin

Paul Dood’s Deadly Lunch Break

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | UK | 95 min | Directed by Nick Gillespie

Paul works in a charity shop in a mall, but he has big dreams of stardom. Well-rehearsed and
with a costume designed by his mum, Julie, he’s ready for the big time. Screens with the short film Stick A Fork In Me.

Cryptozoo

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | USA | 95 min | Directed by Dash Shaw

A beautiful and bizarre animated psychedelic infused feature that follows Cryptozookeepers who are trying to capture a dream-eating legendary animal called the Baku.

Rehab Cabin

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | USA | 78 min | Directed by Kate Beacom, Louis Legge

There’s something terrible about watching your favourite child movie star grow up and become washed-up, but what can you do?

The Most Beautiful Boy in The World

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | Sweden | 94 min | Directed by Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri

Tracing Björn Andrésen’s life from the audition for Death in Venice through fame and exploring what it meant for the shy, quiet man to become famous. Screens with the short film Baba.

Sci-Fi & Slipstream Shorts

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | 71min | Sci-Fi & Slipstream Shorts

A selection of short films from the outer and inner limits. These films vary from slipstream dystopias to post-apocalyptic tales of survival, speculative possibilities of future relationships to experimental cli-fi works. Moments of imaginative beauty and hard narrative, dark humour, brooding anxieties of future crimes, and the possibilities for new tomorrows move through these science fiction films.

The Night of The Beast

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | Colombia, Mexico | 70 min | Directed by Mauricio Leiva-Cock

Teenage metal-heads Chuki and Dona dream of seeing Iron Maiden, but when their favourite band come to Bogota for the first time not everything goes to plan. Screens with the short film Rafael.

The Boys Who Said No!

Luna on SX 13 Essex Street, Fremantle

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 90 min | Directed by Judith Ehrlich

An inspirational story of courage and protest about the young men who refused to fight in the war in Vietnam, forming the largest war resistance movement in US history. Screens with the short film Pebble.

Nimby

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | Finland | 94 min | Directed by Teemu Nikki

A lesbian couple living in a hip Helsinki suburb decide to come out to family… but it’s not just the young couple who have a secret. Screens with the short film Masel Tov Cocktail.

Australian Gothic

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | 69 min | Australian Gothic

The alien, the uncanny, the gothic, the unfamiliar, the disturbing, the hybrid, and the horrific moves through these works, from the fear of the unknown, the lack of contact with people, the sleeper's body, the seeking of desperate families, and, yes, even monsters. But there are other forms at play too, and these also become manifest, in the possibilities of metamorphosis. A selection of shorts guaranteed to make you think twice.

We’re Not Here to Fuck Spiders

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | Australia | 85 min | Directed by Josh Reed

A tense, claustrophobic drama, created from surveillance footage, that spins the viewer into a grim world of petty – and not so petty – crime. Screens with the short film The Recordist.

Bad Girls

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | USA | 97 min | Directed by Christopher Bickel

Taking the trashy sex, violence, drugs, and mayhem blueprint back to its roots, Bad Girls follows three wild women on an interstate crime spree. Screens with the short film Golem.

Freshman Year

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | USA | 102 min | Directed by Cooper Raiff

Guaranteed to be the indie hit of the year, this unique trip in and out of love, insecurity and family is a one-of-a-kind dead pan comedy that simply doesn’t miss a beat. Screens with the short film Grazing Table.

White Noise

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 94 min | Directed by Daniel Lombroso

The definitive inside story of the movement that has come to be known as the alt-right.

Women of Steel

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | Australia | 56 min | Directed by Robynne Murphy

The Wollongong women who band together and take on the giant steelworks operators and heart of the town, BHP. Screens with the short film Wirun.

Hug The Sun In Conversation

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth

Special Events | 2021 | Industrial Revelations | Hug The Sun In Conversation

Following a screening of web series Hug the Sun, director Aaron McCann - best known for Top Knot Detective and Koko: A Red Dog Story - will join film critic Travis Johnson to discuss his latest work.

Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and Legendary Tapes

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | UK | 98 min | Directed by Caroline Catz

Telling the story of the electronic music pioneer, best known for her work on the Dr Who theme.

Experimental Showcase

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | 82min | Experimental Showcase

A collection of short experimental films, shifting from abstract forms to found footage, experimental documentaries to surreal performance, folk tales, media fever dreams, and all points between.

All Light Everywhere

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | USA | 105 min | Directed by Theo Anthony

Surveillance technologies, body cameras, drones, and the nature of images, all combine in this documentary which also examines what it means to look and see, but also what is not viewed.

Australian Gothic

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth

Special Events | 2021 | 69 min | Australian Gothic

The alien, the uncanny, the gothic, the unfamiliar, the disturbing, the hybrid, and the horrific moves through these works, from the fear of the unknown, the lack of contact with people, the sleeper's body, the seeking of desperate families, and, yes, even monsters. But there are other forms at play too, and these also become manifest, in the possibilities of metamorphosis. A selection of shorts guaranteed to make you think twice.

Aalto

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | Finland | 104 min | Directed by Virpi Suutari

The life and work of one of the greatest modern architects, Alvar Aalto.

Sci-Fi & Slipstream Shorts

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | 71min | Sci-Fi & Slipstream Shorts

A selection of short films from the outer and inner limits. These films vary from slipstream dystopias to post-apocalyptic tales of survival, speculative possibilities of future relationships to experimental cli-fi works. Moments of imaginative beauty and hard narrative, dark humour, brooding anxieties of future crimes, and the possibilities for new tomorrows move through these science fiction films.

Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 77 min | Directed by Malia Scharf, Max Basch

Traces his art and life to the present, providing an in-depth insight into Scharf’s visionary, brilliant imagination and the works he continues to create. Screens with the short film Painting By Numbers.

Oh, It Hertz!

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | Norway | 87 min | Directed by Gunnar Hall Jensen

Musician Laurie Amat takes a journey into the ways in which sound affects us. Screens with the short film The Best Orchestra In The World.

The Last Horns of Africa

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | South Africa, Australia | 98 min | Directed by Garth De Bruno Austin

With unparalleled access, follows those who are putting their lives on the line to protect the rhino, from a hidden rhino orphanage to the Kruger National Park.

Alien On Stage

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | UK | 86 min | Directed by Lucy Harvey, Danielle Kummer

“In Dorset nobody can hear you scream”.. amateur thespians stage our favourite horror-science-fiction hybrid on stage. Screens with the short film The Jinja Assassin

Cry of the Forests

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth

Feature Documentary | 2020 | Australia | 54 min | Directed by Jane Hammond

Part of Westralia Day At The Backlot. WA’s south-west forests are part of one of the most biodiverse regions of the planet and are recognised for their ability to capture and store carbon. See the beauty of these towering ecosystems and the life they support.

The Killing of Two Lovers

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | USA | 85 min | Directed by Robert Machoian

A man desperately tries to keep his family together during a separation from his wife. They both agree to see other people, but he struggles to come to terms with her new relationship. Screens with the short film The Slide.

King Rocker

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | UK | 90 min | Directed by Michael Cumming

The story of Robert Lloyd, legendary singer for The Prefects and the Nightingales. Screens with the short film Fugazis Barber.

Paul Dood’s Deadly Lunch Break

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | UK | 95 min | Directed by Nick Gillespie

Paul works in a charity shop in a mall, but he has big dreams of stardom. Well-rehearsed and
with a costume designed by his mum, Julie, he’s ready for the big time. Screens with the short film Stick A Fork In Me.

Nowhere Special

Luna on SX 13 Essex Street, Fremantle

Feature Narrative | 2021 | UK | 96 min | Directed by Uberto Pasolini

Circumstances beyond their control force John and his young son Michael to re-evaluate their futures and their time together. Screens with the short film Two Sands.

A Brixton Tale

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | UK | 76 min | Directed by Darragh Carey, Bertrand Desrochers

A wealthy wannabe documentarian filming life on the street. Screens with the short film Bibi's Breakfast

Rebel Dykes

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | UK | 82 min | Directed by Harri Shanahan, Siân A. Williams

Tells the story of the underground lesbian scene that emerged in eighties London. Screens with the short film Choice.

Jumbo

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | France, Belgium, Luxembourg | 93 min | Directed by Zoé Wittock

Fascinated by all the carousels and attractions, amusement park employee Jeanne begins a very special relationship with Jumbo. Screens with the short film Barnacle Face.

Cryptozoo

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | USA | 95 min | Directed by Dash Shaw

A beautiful and bizarre animated psychedelic infused feature that follows Cryptozookeepers who are trying to capture a dream-eating legendary animal called the Baku.

Gaia

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | South Africa | 96 min | Directed by Jaco Bouwer

Two park rangers travel deep into the primordial forest, where a chance encounter with a quasi-survivalist father and son exposes a new and unfamiliar world. Screens with the short film Heal Me.

The Beach

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | Australia | 153 min | Directed by Warwick Thornton

A beautiful meditative work that finds director Warwick Thornton alone, living in a small beachside cabin.

The Reason I Jump

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | UK | 88 min | Directed by Jerry Rothwell

Drawing on Naoki Higashida’s book following five young people living with autism.

Documentary Double

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | Documentary Double

Two films that showcase the power of Australian documentary in telling less-common stories. While on the surface these films seem very different, they share a common interest in their concerns with issues of environment and community. Whether the concerns are environmental, political, or spiritual, both films find an importance in the worlds in which we all live and the ways in which we choose to live.

A Different View Plus

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Special Events | 2021 | 78 min | A Different View Plus

Tura Adapts 2020 Commissioning: A Different View devised by Tura New Music in collaboration with curator and author Jack Sargeant. A Different View consists of a quartet of film/sound partnerships that explore the theme of the Anthropocene. The selection of composers and filmmakers was an organic process, none of these individuals had worked together previously. Pairing together composers and experimental filmmakers, A Different View sought to produce new and previously unconsidered creative allegiances that would challenge and inspire both artists and audiences.

Meanwhile On Earth

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | Sweden, Denmark, Estonia | 72 min | Directed by Carol Olsson

A meditative, observational documentary following the funeral tasks and final journey to grave or crematoria. Screens with the short film What Resonates In Silence.

Some Kind of Heaven

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 83 min | Directed by Lance Oppenheim

Unexpected stories in the paradise of the Villages, a vast retirement community dubbed “Disneyworld for retirees.” Screens with the short film Deb.

White Noise

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 94 min | Directed by Daniel Lombroso

The definitive inside story of the movement that has come to be known as the alt-right.

The Monopoly of Violence

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | USA | 105 min | Directed by Chris Cofer

Explores the nature of police responses to recent French “yellow-vest” riots and how anger and resentment grow in the face of social inequalities. Screens with the short film Inferno.

Miss Marx

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | Italy, Belgium | 107 min | Directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli

Bright, intelligent, passionate and free, Eleanor is Karl Marx's youngest daughter. She is among the first women to link the themes of feminism and socialism and fight for worker's rights. Screens with the short film Greenmeadows.

All Light Everywhere

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | USA | 105 min | Directed by Theo Anthony

Surveillance technologies, body cameras, drones, and the nature of images, all combine in this documentary which also examines what it means to look and see, but also what is not viewed.

End of The Line: The Women of Standing Rock

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2021 | USA, Finland | 127 min | Directed by Shannon Kring

First Nation’s protests against the Dakota oil pipeline construction that threatens their land, water, and Existence. Screens with the short film Lifeblood.

Out of the Blue

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 1980 | Canada | 93 min | Directed by Dennis Hopper

A 4k restoration of Dennis Hopper’s masterpiece. Screens with the short film The Stranger.

The Neon Across The Ocean

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | Australia | 91 min | Directed by Matthew Victor Pastor

Set sometime in the not-too-distant future, Mandy is dealing with her parents impending divorce and navigating a world driven by a new normal of isolation and fear. Screens with the short film Same Time Monday.

Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and Legendary Tapes

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Documentary | 2020 | UK | 98 min | Directed by Caroline Catz

Telling the story of the electronic music pioneer, best known for her work on the Dr Who theme.

Gaia

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2021 | South Africa | 96 min | Directed by Jaco Bouwer

Two park rangers travel deep into the primordial forest, where a chance encounter with a quasi-survivalist father and son exposes a new and unfamiliar world. Screens with the short film Heal Me.

The Night of The Beast

Luna Leederville 155 Oxford Street, Leederville

Feature Narrative | 2020 | Colombia, Mexico | 70 min | Directed by Mauricio Leiva-Cock

Teenage metal-heads Chuki and Dona dream of seeing Iron Maiden, but when their favourite band come to Bogota for the first time not everything goes to plan. Screens with the short film Rafael.