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Film Archive

2003

masters of animation: bill plympton

masters of animation: bill plympton

Be warned - in this selection of Plympton's short films you'll see drag racing, outrageously excited body parts, the effects of nicotine addiction, nasal follicles and inter-species sex with an octopus!


kids' flicks 2003

Looking for something to entertain the kids this school holidays?ACMI plays host to two fun-filled cinema programs guaranteed to delight and captivate the imagination of children and grown-ups alike!  


miaf

melbourne international animation festival 2003

Promising six days of the best of Australian and international animation, the third annual Melbourne International Animation Festival kicks off on June 24 at the festival's new home, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.


popcorn taxi

popcorn taxi 2003

A regular event which showcases independent film and video of all types and plays host to high-profile guest speakers.


2003 festival of jewish cinema

2003 festival of jewish cinema

Featuring films from around the globe, the 14th annual Festival of Jewish Cinema is a celebration of the diversity of Jewish culture and its undeniable influence on the world of cinema.


the silver brumby

the silver brumby

Elyne Mitchell's literary classic about a spirited, magnificent young stallion named Thowra and the single-minded high country horseman (Russell Crowe) who seeks to dominate him. The Silver Brumby beautifully evokes the spirit of wildness and freedom.


experimenta house of tomorrow

experimenta house of tomorrow

Imagine living with interactive furniture, digital pets and virtual plants. Experimenta House of Tomorrow includes an interactive arts exhibition at the Arts Centre and this cinema program exploring fantasies of the future home.


image samsara

tibetan film festival

The Australia Tibet Council presents Spirit of Tibet - Spirit of Hope, the third Tibetan Film Festival in Melbourne, on World Tibet Day, an annual worldwide event celebrating the unique beauty of Tibetan culture.


sweet smell of success

sweet smell of success

A ruthless newspaper columnist (Burt Lancaster) exploits a sleazy press agent (Tony Curtis) in order to prevent the marriage of his sister to a jazz musician.


acmi event

frame x frame

Frame X Frame enables gay and lesbian film media artists to gain exposure in their craft, regardless of their experience. The evening includes the dark picture Bad Ass Mono-Winged Angel by Kieran Galvin, and films by other local talent.


transmediale.03

video and new media highlights from transmediale.03: play global

Highlights from Transmediale, recognised as one of the major events in Europe for the presentation of electronic art, and the latest critical media theory and reflections on the cultural and social impact of digital technologies.


the blade

the blade

A martial arts masterwork from acclaimed director Tsui Hark (Time and Tide, Once Upon a Time in China), which follows a young swordmaker (Zhao Wen) on his violent quest to find his father's murderer - a tattooed mercenary named the Flying Dragon.


kiss me deadly

kiss me deadly

Celebrated by the directors of the French New Wave, Aldrich's apocalyptic B-grade film noir promised 'blood red kisses, white hot thrills' on its initial release.


2003 aftrs national screening tour

2003 aftrs national screening tour

Celebrating 30 Years of Creative Excellence, the Australian Film Television and Radio School packages up a cross section of its best work from the past year and takes it on tour across Australia.


sbsi: the independent eye

sbsi: the independent eye

ACMI celebrates SBS Melbourne's move to Federation Square with a tribute to the bold and innovative dramas, documentaries and animations commissioned by SBS Independent.


melbourne queer film festival

melbourne queer film festival

ACMI hosts the Queeries Bent on Film Festival and Barbara Hammer as part of the 13th annual Melbourne Queer Film Festival - a bumper crop of queer flicks and film events.


seniors film festival

seniors film festival 2003

A five-day festival of films for discerning seniors, screening as part of the Victorian Seniors Festival. Highlights include elegant period dramas Gosford Park and The Importance of Being Earnest, and a program of films that celebrate musical forms.


mirrorball

mirrorball

Inspired by the emergence of cinematic music videos and the distinctive directorial styles of Spike Jonze, Jonathan Glazer and Michel Gondry, Mirrorball presents an explosive selection of clips, promos and short films from around the globe.


sex, death & greed

sex, death & greed

A cinematic feast of Spaghetti Westerns, Pulp Horror and Japanese Gangster films. Subverting the moralistic attitude imposed on our fascination with sex, death and greed, this program celebrates the excessive, the erotic and the taboo.


tropfest retrospective #1

tropfest retrospective #1

A dynamic retrospective program showcasing some of the finest short films from Intel Tropfest finalists since 1993. Highlights include Swinger (Gregor Jordan) and This Film is a Dog (Jonathan Ogilvie).


iron helmets

iron helmets, smoking guns

Iron Helmets, Smoking Guns explores the cultural significance of the bushranger genre and its role in mythologising the Australian bush bandit from the silent films of the early 1900s to more contemporary Australian shorts and features.


wow international film festival

wow international film festival

A selection of exemplary works from WOW 2002 including a vibrant and diverse program of local and international shorts and the bold and audacious documentary, Always a Bridesmaid.


digital cinema

digital cinema

The Digital Cinema program features digital outings by Australian and international directors, the best in computer generated design, short documentary and music video, home-made horror, films from Denmark that rewrote the rule book and more.


deep space film program

deep space cinema program

Comprising short experimental and poetic documentary works alongside classic and contemporary features, the Deep Space: Sensation & Immersion cinema program echoes and responds to key themes in the Deep Space exhibition in the ACMI Screen Gallery.


 
 
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