Launched – The Commonwealth Space Programme

5…4…3…2…1 lift off! After years of painstaking research, the Commonwealth Film Festival has finally achieved one of society’s most unreachable goals and managed to put a film programmer into space. This programme features recollections from a melee of utopia, dystopia and futuristic burn-outs. From journeys into the dishevelled heart of modern society to post-apocalyptic neurosis we travel through cinematic space. SNIPER 470 Dir: Paul Holmes, Scotland, 2002, Digi Beta, 25min MILKYWAY Dir: Richard Lacombe, Canada, 2002, 35mm, 4min THESPIAN X Dir: Gerald McMorrow, England, 2002, 35mm, 13min BASS INVADERS Dir: Simon Ellis, England, 2001, DV, 5min ONE SMALL LEAP Dir: Ed Boase/James Walker, England, 2003, 16mm, 3min RONDO POUR TROMPETTE Dir: Sergio Lamoureux & Stephane Tanguay, Canada, 2002, 35mm, 13min SUBURBAN KNIGHT Dir: Dean White, Australia, 2002, mini DV, 1min MR THEOBALD Dir: Simon Burrill, England, 2002, Beta, 10min SALARYMAN 6 Dir: Jake Knight, England, 2002, 6min A LITTLE REDEMPTION Dir: Sandra Graham, Australia, 2002, 35mm, 10min THE BIG SNOW Dir: Hywel Griffith, Wales, 2001, Beta, 4min TOILET DUCK Dir: Jason Ho, Singapore, 2002, Beta, 1min KITTY Dir: Patrick Gillies, New Zealand, 2002, 35mm, 5min