melbourne international arts festival

miaf 2008
The Rape of the Sabine Women by Eve Sussman
Don't miss these special films, screening as part of Australia's premier celebration of international performing and visual arts.

Melbourne International Arts Festival runs from Thursday 9 October to Saturday 25 October, 2008.

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patti smith: dream of life

Screenings of Steve Sebring's portrait of legendary artist and activist Patti Smith, plus a special Q&A with the filmmaker and the subject!


Live! A new original score to F.W.Murnau's silent cinema masterpiece, performed by US composer Phillip Johnston and ensemble.

the rape of the sabine women

Developed through improvisation, Eve Sussman's film is a reinterpretation of the Roman myth, updated to the idealistic 1960s.

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