Unclassified 15+
Kelly Reichardt, 48 mins, USA, 1999, Digital Betacam. Courtesy: Kelly Reichardt.

Ode takes its narrative cue from the legendary Bobby Gentry song 'Ode To Billy Joe'.

Updating the enigmatic musical tale for a modern-day setting, Reichardt's film follows two young lovers forced to navigate contemporary adolescent desire within the confines of a strict Southern Baptist society.

Scored by Paul Oldham (Palace Brothers, Bonnie Prince Billy) and shot with a two-person crew, Reichardt's free-form Super-8 featurette was described by the director as one of her best filmmaking experiences.

Dates   Sun 5 Jun 2011, 3pm

Thu 16 Jun 2011, 7pm

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