Rated 15+ IFF
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Short Cuts 1: Stay the Same

Friday 08 November, 1:00 pm
Stay the Same is a short experimental documentary about our relationship with time and the desire to capture experience. Recorded every day for a year at exactly the same...
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Friday 08 November

Amnesty

Friday 08 November, 5:30 pm
A new national law allowing conjugal visits for inmates brings together a man and woman visiting the same prison to meet their incarcerated spouses. Elsa’s dutiful contact with her...
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Friday 08 November

Big Sur

Friday 08 November, 6:00 pm
Big Sur focuses on the point in Jack Kerouac’s life when, overwhelmed with success and struggling with alcoholism, he retreats to his publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s cabin in the small,...
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Documentary

The Missing Picture

Friday 08 November, 6:15 pm
Using clay figures and archival footage, director Rithy Panh recreates the atrocities Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge committed between 1975 and 1979. This deeply personal film melds textbook history and a...
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Friday 08 November

My Sweet Pepper Land

Friday 08 November, 7:15 pm
Following the fall of Saddam Hussein, Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, has thoughts of quitting the police now that society is at peace. When he’s posted to a...
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Friday 08 November

Blood Pressure

Friday 08 November, 9:15 pm
41 year old suburbanite, Nicole, is a bored mother of two surly teenage kids with a distant husband and a dreary job she endures. She often finds herself asking...
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Saturday 09 November

Short Cuts 2: Betrayal

Saturday 09 November, 12:00 pm
A son tries to reconcile with his father after a family tragedy only to be pushed even further away from his father’s affections....
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Saturday 09 November

Short Cuts 2: Getting On

Saturday 09 November, 12:00 pm
Another day unfolds in an anonymous woman’s life, as she cooks and cleans for her uncommunicative husband and sullen grown-up children. Late in the afternoon, she has an unusual...
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Saturday 09 November

Short Cuts 2: Joyride

Saturday 09 November, 12:00 pm
A coming-of-age drama about a mother and son’s drive in the country. The mother’s troubles force the boy to act older than his 11 years. Eva Riley’s previous short...
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Saturday 09 November

Short Cuts 2: Liar

Saturday 09 November, 12:00 pm
Jamie adores his big brother Donald but starts to question his tales of their absent father after Donald describes how he was nearly tricked by glass creatures from the ocean...
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