‘All the world’s a stage’, but sometimes, even in your most private moments, someone can crash your performance and steal your show. The FIVE Provocations is a performance-driven realist drama about four intertwined stories of love, loss and unexpected confrontations by women too provocative to ignore. Each grapples with loss and the pressure of keeping closely held secrets. All are provoked by unexpected encounters that force them to face their past, their fears and themselves. One moment, one chance meeting, one show-stopping performance will change their lives forever.
Performances by Maude Davey, Sarah Ward, Amanda Morris, The Town Bikes, Sarah Pax
World Premiere 2018 Melbourne Queer Film Festival
Executive Producer: Kris Darmody
Producers: Atalanti Dionysus, Angie Black
Writer/Director: Angie Black
Production Company: Blackeye Films
Frozen Butterflies 2009 83mins
Frozen Butterflies is two stories of struggle and loss in the pursuit of individual identity.
Evgeny a Russian Jewish immigrant has become detached from his community and slowly from himself. He works two mind-numbing jobs in the hope of bringing his mentally ill sister to Australia, and ignores that her illness has already consumed her. Maja a 20 something year-old hailing from an aristocratic stock, experiments with hallucinogenic drugs and an endless night life, soon realizes that she is losing control of herself and it’s too late to turn back.
Producer: Mark Lipkin
Co Producer: Atalanti Dionysus
Writers: Claire Hanrahan, Mark Lipkin
Director: Mark Lipkin
Production Company: Lipkin Films