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In each episode, our hosts Matthew and Kierston talk about Film. From breaking down both common and uncommon film terms to discussing famous stories, characters, and players in film's history, to talking with people about their jobs in the industry, The Film Podcast will nourish your curiosity for all things film!

Festival Friday RoundUp: Female-Directed Films Aug 23rd 2018

On Fridays, Matthew and Kierston get on their computers at opposite ends of the city and discuss the craziness that was WILDsound's Thursday Night Festival at the Carlton Cinema. Today, it's an exciting leap down the films on the Female-directed film festival night! 

List of films played at the festival: 

MRS. MURPHY’S CONFESSION, 25min., USA, Comedy/Drama
Writer/Producer by Catherine Haun

Unable to connect with her distant husband and eight grown children, Marjorie Murphy tries helping out at Church. She is given responsibility to prepare a group of teen drop-outs for confirmation.

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BLOSSOM, 6min., Australia, Drama
Directed by Lisa Defazio

Childhood the one chance we get to transition from bud to bloom. Some memories just cannot be erased, they are like permanent markers in our own timeline.

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PREY, 10min., Canada, Drama
Directed by Vivien Endicott-Douglas

A young woman confronts her past and present romantic partners. Culminating into a meditation on identity, Prey explores how one of the hardest choices one has to make is to simply put themselves first.

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RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN, 6min., Portugal, Drama
Directed by Peta Milan

When a relationship turns sour, Justine finds her naked photos posted online and is inundated by secondary victimisation.

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AXioMA, 15min., Italy, Drama
Directed by Elisa Possenti

An accident and the inability to walk belong to the protagonist’s past as axioms, postulates that do not need to be explained. Each and every one of us is somehow touched by disability. As the storylines progresses, the finely interwoven threads of the plot unravel, showing how the main character feels like a burden not only to society, but also to his family, and to himself. Nonetheless, his story proves that anybody can get their chance to start anew.

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THE PITS, 6min., Canada, Comedy/Romance
Directed by Shetu Modi

At 13, Dhruvi is appalled to learn the Indian food she eats every day makes her armpits smell funny. Her struggle with pungent food and bold spices resurfaces years later, when she’s drawn to a fellow South Asian student in university.

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FOXY TROT, 14min., USA, Comedy/LGBT

Directed by Lisa Donato

A married couple unexpectedly face their relationship issues when they take ballroom dance lessons in a very heteronormative class.

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