April to July, 2008
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FILM SOCIETY DEVOTED TO SCREEN CULTURE
Presented by the Australian Film Commission and the Media Resource Centre. Curated by the MRC Exhibition Manager Toby Bramwell,
with the generous assistance of the National Melbourne Cinémathèque and the MRC Members Exhibition Group.
MEMORIES OF THINGS TO COME
24 March – 3 April
The problem of capturing reality is one central to film theory. While some films seek to create an
illusion of reality, others find a more complete truth through the recollection of events, retracing the
path of memory. Presented here are the works of four cerebral directors, whose films take us on a
journey deep into the human psyche in their search for the intangible qualities of human existence.
7:30pm Monday 24 March
DIR: DARREN ARONOFSKY
US 2006 96mins 35mm
Hotly debated but rarely seen, Aronofsky’s third feature
has divided critics and audiences alike. Three stories, real,
imagined or allegorical, converge into one truth, as warrior,
scientist and explorer come to understand life, love, death
and rebirth. Transcendant score by Clint Mansell, Kronos
Quartet and Mogwai. Stars Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz,
Cliff Curtis and Ellen Burstyn.
OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
7:30pm Thursday 27 March
DIR: MICHEL GONDRY
US 2004 108mins 35mm
Joel agrees to undergo an experimental procedure to remove
his memories, so that he can forget a painful break-up.
But realizing that there is no joy without sorrow, Joel fights
the process, hiding his precious memories in deeper recesses
of his mind. Oscar winning screenplay by Charlie Kaufman.
Stars Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo,
Elijah Wood and Tom Wilkinson.
A SCANNER DARKLY
7:30pm Monday 31 March
DIR: RICHARD LINKLATER
US 2006 100mins 35mm
The futile war on drugs has become one and the same with
the war on terror. Fred, an undercover cop obsessed with
notorious drug dealer Bob, is himself addicted to Substan