ONE CHILD NATION
THE THIRD WIFE
A Thai fisherman finds a Rohingya man washed up and nurses him back to health, integrating him into his village. A visually rich response to the refugee crises.
How the one child policy impacted a generation is intimately told from many perspectives: the filmmakerâ€™s family, those who enforced the policy and those who traded abandoned babies.
In 19th century Vietnam, 14-year-old May arrives by boat to become the third wife of a wealthy land-ownerâ€™s son. An evocative and beautifully realised work.
Director Phuttiphong Aroonpheng Thailand | 2018 | 105 mins
TUE 22 OCT 10.45am SUN 3 NOV 4pm
Directors Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang USA/China | 2019 | 85 mins
SUN 20 OCT 4pm SUN 27 OCT 3pm
WILD GOOSE LAKE
Like all the best noir films, Wild Goose Lake is a bleak, majestic and mysterious work. A beautiful prostitute must bring in a handsome mobster with a price on his head before all hell breaks loose.
An epic tale of courage in war; a couple meet, marry and have a baby during the five years of the uprising in Aleppo. Winner Best Documentary, 2019 SXSW Film Festival.
Director Diao Yinan China/France | 2019 | 133 mins
SUN 20 OCT 6pm SUN 3 NOV 6pm
Directors Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts Syria/UK/USA | 2019 | 95 mins
SUN 20 OCT 2pm TUE 29 OCT 10.45am
Director Ash Mayfair Vietnam/USA | 2018 | 96 mins
FRI 18 OCT 10.45am SUN 3 NOV 12pm WED 6 NOV 5pm
Director Bassam Jarbawi Palestine | 2018 | 108 mins
Young Ziad is a hopeful basketball star until he seeks revenge for the killing of his best friend. Returning home after 15 years in an Israeli prison, he struggles to adjust. WED 23 OCT 4.45pm SAT 2 NOV 12pm
The 2019 edition of OzAsia Festival, Adelaide’s boundary-pushing contemporary international arts festival.