Queensland Film Festival and the Institute of Modern Art (IMA), in Queensland’s Fortitude Valley, have partnered to screen a series of experimental film programs in 2017. The IMA, an independent arts centre established in the mid-1970s, was a venue for the inaugural Queensland Film Festival in 2015. All three of the announced programs are concerned
We Like Shorts, Shorts: #ThisIsACoup (Field of Vision #4)
For the fourth piece in our short run series on the documentary work done under The Intercept’s Field of Vision banner, Jeremy Elphick looks at Paul Mason’s four-part look at the schism between Greece and the European Union.
The Adventure of Iron Pussy (dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Michael Shaowanasai, 2002)
THE ADVENTURE OF IRON PUSSY is a complete anomaly in Apitchatpong Weerasethakul’s career; one that is fascinating to watch amidst the context of the work from the director on either side of the film.
Beijing Bastards (dir. Zhang Yuan, 1993)
Zhang Yuan’s hazy romp through the titular city’s youth subcultures in BEIJING BASTARDS is one of the first independently produced films in China; subsequently becoming one of the defining films of the country’s cinematic underground.
You Have To See… W.R. Mysteries of the Organism (dir. Dušan Makavejev, 1971)
This week on You Have to See… we look at Dušan Makavejev’s W.R. Mysteries of the Organism, a defining piece of Eastern Europe’s Black Wave era of cinema.
The Miscreants of Taliwood (dir. George Gittoes, 2009)
Our first ‘zero views’ film featured in Less Than (Five) Zero is George Gittoes’ masterful and riveting look at the Taliban’s anti-entertainment campaign in Pakistan.
You Have To See… Funky Forest (dir. Katsuhito Ishii, Hajimine Ishimine, Shunichiro Miki, 2004)
For this week’s You Have to See…, we look at one of the defining works of modern Japanese absurdism in FUNKY FOREST.
Away with Words (dir. Christopher Doyle, 1999)
Christopher Doyle’s Away With Words shows the cinematographer directing and writing the script of a Hong Kong tale of displacement. It results in one of his most complete efforts to date.
You Have to See… The Ceremony (dir. Nagisa Oshima, 1971)
This week on You Have To See… we look at Nagisa Oshima’s remarkably transgressive and rebellious THE CEREMONY (1971).
I Hate But Love (dir. Koreyoshi Kurahara, 1962)
In this week’s Less Than (Five) Zero, we look at one of Koreyoshi Kurahara’s less revered pieces, the Japanese New Wave off-cut I Hate But Love