The ninth annual Setting Sun Film Festival

The ninth annual Setting Sun Film Festival

Setting Sun Film Festival

Friday 5th February – The Bridge

Zone Out Australia Dur: 5:40
Dir. Lauren Cosshall
Experimental Documentary about the strange occurrences reported on Princess Highway towards Geelong.
Supereroi senza Superpoteri (Sub Eng) / Superheroes without Superpower Italy Dur: 12:50
Dir: Beatrice Baldacci
Someone puts a VHS in a videorecorder. As soon as the videotape is played, television images
of all kind appear on the screen. The images are blurred: these are Beatrice’s childhood memories.
Just like the videotapes are inevitably blurred, so are the memories of her childhood. That’s the
beginning of a journey in which the film-maker processes some of the most important moments of her life and the relationship with her mother and her sickness.
Icebergers Australia Dur: 14.53
Dir: Darcy Newton
The club of cold open ocean swimmers – Icebergers – houses a heartwarming, motivational and supportive community full of inspiring stories.
Junk Paddle Australia Dur: 11:18
Dir: Beau Miles
We can buy a paddle, or wood to make a paddle, but what about making one from Junk? Collecting rubbish wood between my train station and my office, this is the story of a junk-made-paddle.
Lil Australia Dur: 5:00
Dir: Lizzy Bailey
A young girl learns about her father’s true colours and isn’t so sure she likes what she sees.
Drum Wave Australia Dur: 10.25
Dir: Natalie Erika James
A young pianist is forced to confront her fear of motherhood when she marries into a remote island community with bizarre fertility rituals.
Dreams Into Drawing USA Dur: 10.1
Dir: Koji Yamamura
The painter Kuwagata Keisai, lived over 200 years ago. He illustrated `Ways to Sketch’ a series of picture books depicting humans and animals, all richly expressed. One day he was sketching a carp when suddenly he fell asleep and, in his dream, transfigured into a carp. The carp was enjoying his swim, but when a fisherman caught him things suddenly took a turn for the worse…
There’s A Mobster Under My Bed! Australia Dur: 10.03
Dir: Matthew Smolen
Falling asleep can fill you with dread, especially when there’s a mobster under your bed!
With a literal Mobster layin’ low under her bed – it’s up to our 8-year-old girl to figure out what exactly he’s doing there… and how to get rid of him.
This Place Australia Dur: 10:05
Dir: Michelle Joy
An outsider travels to Slab City, also known as the last free place in America, and finds hope in an unexpected place, where everyone and everything has a second chance.