Sydney Underground Film Festival / 14th – 17th September

Not the faint of heart, the Sydney Underground Film Festival have announced their 2017 program. The festival programs unique, quality independent films that transgress the status quo and challenge the conservative conventions of filmmaking.

We have gone through the program to reveal films that over 15 year olds can attend.

Please note, these films are strictly MA15+, you must be 15 years or older to attend.

Via the Sydney Underground Film Festival program:

L7 – Pretend We’re Dead: Grab your backstage pass and take a visceral trip to the 1990s with one of the decade’s seminal grunge punk bands, L7.

A docu-fiction takedown of advertising and consumerism, Drib presents a no-holds-barred satire of Los Angeles’ advertising culture and the ways that capitalism co-opts just about anything.

Dawson City: Frozen Time is a new piece from New York artist and filmmaker Bill Morrison — an immersive, archival journey through a forgotten history of North America’s rarely-seen nitrate cinema.

Blistering rock-doc The Colossus Of Destiny: A Melvins Tale tells the extraordinary story of a band who have defied all the rules for over 33 years and counting — and still managed to succeed on their own terms.

Tragedy Girls: At once giddily postmodern and subtly disturbing, this hilarious Gen Y splatter-farce follows social media-obsessed high school teens Sadie and McKayla.

Lemon: Isaac Lachmann has seen better days.

Infinity Baby: Welcome to the near future, where you can become the proud parent of an Infinity Baby. These special babies take the pressure off because they never cry, never age past three months, never become teenagers or leave the nest, and they only need one feeding and one weekly diaper change.

Dave made a Maze: Upon returning from a business trip, Anna curiously discovers a large pile of cardboard boxes taped together in her living room.

The Endless: After narrowly escaping a UFO death cult as children, brothers Aaron and Justin (directors Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson) are still living hand-to-mouth almost a decade later.

Italian director Federica Di Giacomo’s powerful documentary Liberami , which provides a glimpse into several real-life rituals conducted in recent times by Vatican-approved priests.

Filmed over three years in five countries, Freedom From the Wolf is an epic investigation into the modern, worldwide corruption of the democratic process.

A Dark Song: An unusual story of a single black magic ritual that takes place over the course of six months, A Dark Song heralds the arrival of an individual and idiosyncratic voice within the horror genre.

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