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The Staging Post follows two Afghan Hazara refugees, Muzafar and Khadim. Stuck in Indonesia after Australia ‘stopped the boats’ and facing many years in limbo, they built a community and started the school which inspired a refugee education revolution.
A real-life, real-time, multi-platform documentary. The Staging Post is about friendship, connection and the power of community.
After the film join director Jolyon Hoff and stars of the film Muzafar and Kadim for a special Q & A.
All tickets $12 including afternoon tea.
130 mins. USA 2017. Dir: Paul Thomas Anderson
FRIDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE
In 1954 London, renowned fashion designer Reynolds Woodcock creates dresses for members of high society. His charisma and genius are matched by his obsessive controlling personality, only to be disrupted by Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. He is haunted by the death of his mother and stitches messages into dress linings.
Tickets $10 includes tea/coffee and a biscuit following the screening.
SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Proudly presented and produced by the City of Port Phillip, the St Kilda Film Festival supports the Australian film industry by turning the spotlight on a wide range of fascinating works that may not otherwise see the light of day. Exceptional films by emerging artists on the big screen at Swanpool.
Two sessions with an intermission. Normal ticket prices apply.