Opening night film HONEYLAND
Directors Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov Macedonia | 2019 | 87 mins
In this captivating documentary, Hatidze is the last of the Balkan Mountains wild bee hunters. Her peaceful life is upended with the arrival of an itinerant family with expansion on their mind. FRI 18 OCT 7pm Includes light refreshments and a honey cocktail FRI 25 OCT 10.45am SUN 3 NOV 2pm
A selection of recent acclaimed films from across Asia, which identify filmmakers to watch as well as the cultural discussions and forces of change at play in this dynamic region.
BUBUL CAN SING
Two friends rebuild their lives in the devastating post siege ruins of Leningrad. Breathtaking performances and production design. Winner Best Director, Un Certain Regard 2019 at Cannes.
Three friends live an idyllic childhood, but adolescence in a rural society brings challenges as two are courted and one faces censure when he cannot conform to ideas of masculinity.
Director Kantemir Balagov Russia | 2019 | 130 mins
SUN 27 OCT 5pm FRI 1 NOV 10.45am
Director Rima Das India | 2018 | 95 mins
SAT 19 OCT 2pm SAT 26 OCT 2pm
The 2019 edition of OzAsia Festival, Adelaide’s boundary-pushing contemporary international arts festival.