MDFF: Docs After Dark Program 3 - Desolation Centr

Director: Stuart Swezey
Runtime: 93 minutes
Premiere Status: Melbourne Premiere
Previous Festivals: Slamdance, Sydney Underground Film Festival, Doxa, Sheffield Doc Fest, CPH:DOX

The untold story of a series of Reagan-era guerrilla punk and industrial desert happenings in Southern California that are now recognized as the inspiration for Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Coachella. Interviews and rare performance footage of Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Redd Kross, Einstürzende Neubauten, Survival Research Laboratories, Savage Republic, Swans and more feature.

Director: Soda Jerk
Runtime: 54 mins
Previous Festivals: Screenwave, Sydney International Film Festival

A political revenge fable which offers an un-writing of Australian national mythology.

Director: Jean-François Boisvenue
Runtime: 9 mins
Premiere Status: Australian Premiere
Previous Festivals: Hot Docs

NYCTOPHOBIA is an essay-documentary about psychological distress. Jean-François Boisvenue tells us about his childhood fears and his history of mental illness.

Legend Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed captions or audio description available for individual use for this session, captions DO NOT appear on-screen.

Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior

Rating E
Genre Documentary
Running Time 156
D PDF sessions Closed Caption GIFT CARDS hAPPY hOUR NT Live Met Opera