Hello Dankness (2022) © Soda Jerk
Hello Dankness (2022) © Soda Jerk
Hello Dankness (2022) © Soda Jerk

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Hello Dankness

Soda Jerk | Australia | 2022 | Unclassified (15+)

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Thu 18 Jan - Fri 16 Feb 2024

Soda Jerk's (Terror Nullius) latest cinematic remix takes aim at the cultural decline of the past half-decade.

Comprised entirely of hundreds of film samples, Hello Dankness is a political fable that bears witness to the psychotropic spectacle of American politics from 2016 to 2021, and the mythologies and lore that took root around it.

Taking form as a suburban stoner musical, the film follows a neighbourhood through these years as consensus reality disintegrates into conspiracy and other contagions. What unfolds is a rogue retelling of history in which hotdogs debate the culture wars, trashcans preach QAnon, zombies rally for revolution, and real events are refashioned as Broadway bangers from Cats, Les Miserables, Annie, and The Phantom of the Opera.

The screenings on Sat 20 Jan and Mon 22 Jan will feature a Q&A with Soda Jerk moderated by filmmaker Philip Brophy.

Format: DCP
Language: English
Source: Soda Jerk
Courtesy: Soda Jerk
Runtime: 70 mins

Event duration

70 mins


Unclassified (15+)

Viewers under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.


Cinemas, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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