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7 Films To See At The 2016 Revelation Film Festival in Perth

Opening this week is the biggest ever Revelation Perth International Film Festival featuring 140+ films over 10 days. Here are our recommendations to help you decide what to see this year.

BASKIN
A charnel bloodied nightmarishly claustrophobic film, Baskin is not a movie recommended for the squeamish or faint of heart.   Book here

Baskin

 

LOUIS THEROUX: MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE
Long fascinated by the religion, Theroux’s exploration of the Church sees him talking to ex-members, employing actors, and, in a bizarre turn of events finding himself being followed by a camera crew.  Book here


Louis Theroux My Scientology Movie

 

SUBURRA
Suburra is a visually stunning neo-noir, hardboiled thriller set in the waterfront suburbs of Rome, where a massive real estate project is planned to turn the suburbs into a new Las Vegas. Book here


Suburra

 

THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED
Seven years in the making, The Land of the Enlightened is a remarkable work, that follows survival and youthful resilience in a perpetually war torn landscape that seems raw and barren, divided between mountains, plateaus, fields of poppies and vast skies.  Book here


Land of the Enlightened

 

DON’T BLINK: ROBERT FRANK
A beautiful portrait of an exceptional photographer and filmmaker, award-winning director Laura Israel (Windfall) tells Frank’s story, exploring his life and work, with Frank – famous for his dislike of interviews – opening up for the director. Book here

Don't Blink Robert Frank

 

SWISS ARMY MAN
Daniel Radcliffe’s boner compass helps Paul Dano find his way home. Book here

Swiss Army Man

WEINER
The Grand Jury Documentary Prize winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Weiner offers a fascinating, edge-of-the- seat behind-the-scenes view of disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner. Book here


Weiner

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival is on at Luna Leederville, Cinema Paradiso, Luna on SX and other venues from July 7-17.

 

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