The Melbourne Indie Film Festival will feature some of the best of independent cinema from around the world, including a mix of award winning films and outstanding emerging talent in the film industry.
The festival has been set-up to showcase new and creative works by emerging local and international artists.
Mission Ninety Two – Energy (GERMANY, USA, CANADA, FRANCE)
Language: English (mostly), German
Director: Guido Toelke
Cast: Julia Dordel, Eric Breker, Adrian Holmes, Denise M’Baye, Uwe Boll, Mark Eichenseher, Matthew Thiessen, Anita Reimer
Forest Scientist Sonia Engelhardt lives in hiding. While conducting research in the Canadian wilderness she unwittingly stirred up a hornet’s nest of organized environmental crime. Alone and on the run, she is determined to solve an environmental crime with international implications: Behind the guise of a transitory energy policy, a terrorist group consisting of people from the nuclear power industry prepare for a fight to secure control of future global energy supply. From Berlin to East Frisia, and then back to North America by sea, Sonia tracks down a conspiracy with the project name “NinetyTwo”, the atomic number of uranium and finally winds up deep below-ground. Hardship, painful losses and infinite loneliness turn Sonia into a kick-ass avenger who fights her way back from Europe to North America to find the last piece of the missing puzzle.
Like a Summer Sonata (GERMANY)
Director: Natalie MacMahon
Cast: Jonathan Florez, Ekaterina Prokofyeva, Natalie MacMahon
“Two Strangers, one Secret, a lot to lose”
Paloma shares a dark secret with Stephen that she uses to play with him according to her rules. Torn in between being attracted and scared of him, she starts following him everywhere he goes, trying to find out more about him and his secret.
Little Things (BRAZIL)
Director: Amanda Loureiro
Cast: Rafael Brits, Aline Francis, Marta Laureano
The last minutes of a relationship.
Lachek, I am mean (SWEDEN)
Director: Fateme Gosheh
This is a naive surrealistic animation film about a girl. Her name is Rokia and lives with her family in suburban in Sweden. She got a veil from her unemployed father. Rokia lose the veil. She does not dare to back home. What should she do?
Out of Time (AUSTRALIA)
Director: Mark Newell
Film created during short course in Stop-motion Animation. A short story about a old Professor who has a formula to save the world, but he’s running out of time…