Tagdocumentary film

Antarctica – The Giant Awakens by Liz Courtney

Hosted by Women’s Climate Congress
National Film and Sound Archive of Australia
McCoy Cct, Acton
4pm Saturday 20 July 2024

Directed by Liz Courtney and edited by Karin Steiniger, this documentary follows a team of female climate scientists on a mission to Antarctica led by Professor Benjamin Horton, Director of The Earth Observatory of Singapore and one of the world’s leading experts in sea-level rise.

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Stronger than Fiction 2022 – YoyoGi Haiku

Dendy Canberra
Sunday 20 November 2022 at 3pm and Friday 25 November at 6.30pm
Japan, Estonia, Belarus – Japanese & Estonian with English subtitles
Rating: CTC (Unclassified, All Ages)
Length: 74 min

This year’s Stronger than Fiction series closes ‘with an immersive, soothing, and sublimely beautiful visit to YoyoGi Central Park in Tokyo, Japan.’

Hannah de Feyter talks to Barbie about YoyoGi Haiku
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All about my Sisters

Stronger than Fiction Documentary Film Festival
Dendy Canberra
Sunday 16 October 2022 at 3pm
Friday 21 October 2022 at 6pm

Twenty years ago, when film director Wang Qiong’s parents, who were desperate for a boy, learned that they were instead expecting another daughter, they made a series of decisions that have haunted the family ever since.

Stronger Than Fiction’s co-director, Deborah Kingsland, discusses All about my Sisters
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Stronger than Fiction – Instructions for Survival

Dendy Canberra
Sunday 18 September 2022 at 3pm
Friday 23 September 2022 at 6.30pm
Georgian and Russian with English subtitles
Unclassified 15+, 72 mins

Sasha is a trans man from Tbilisi, Georgia – a place where it is not safe for many LGBTQ+ people to live openly.

Hannah de Feyter talks about Instructions for Survival
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Fire of Love – Stronger than Fiction Documentary Film Series

Dendy Cinema Canberra
Sunday 21 August at 3pm and Friday 26 August at 6.30pm
Running Time 1hr 33min
Rating CTC not yet classified

Intrepid French scientists Katia and Maurice Krafft devoted their lives to uncovering the mystery of volcanoes, chasing fire around the world and, in the process, capturing some of the most spectacular imagery of the earth ever recorded.

Hannah de Feyter from Stronger than Fiction talks about Fire of Love
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Repeat screenings for Stronger than Fiction Film Festival openers

Navalny on Tuesday 21 June at 9.15pm
A House Made of Splinters on Sunday 26 June 2022 at 12.30pm
Dendy Cinema Canberra

To open the STF 2022 season of monthly screenings, Stronger than Fiction presents two films in collaboration with the new Capital Film Festival (https://www.capitalfilmfestival.com.au/).

Richard spoke to Hannah de Feyter about the first films in the Stronger Than Fiction 2022 season
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