Browse films

Madhattan

Carolyn Constantine ACS
Australia, 2017, 54 min.

In English.
This film is family friendly.

AIFF Award Winner:
Special Jury Award for Bridging Cultures

Innovation, community, overcoming adversity and following your dreams; the colourful personal and creative journey of outback Australian milliner Felicity "Flic" Brown as she overcomes the odds and prepares to take on the fashion world at her first solo show at prestigious New York Fashion Week.

Director's Statement

MADHATTAN follows one remarkable woman's journey from the red dust of the Australian outback's remote Kimberley region as she takes her magnificent feathered and flowered creations to the catwalks of New York Fashion Week. I wanted to make a film about a strong, creative female character taking on the world from a remote place and hopefully it will inspire audiences to pursue their own goals and dreams. The film features a beautiful country jazz fusion soundtrack from former Go-Between composer Amanda Brown and acclaimed jazz musician Jonathan Zwartz. MADHATTAN is my first long form documentary as both Director and Cinematographer.

Category: Documentary.
Themes: Fashion, Culture, Health, Women, World Cinema.

More in Documentary

  • Brothers

    Brothers

    Randy Kerr
    United States, 2017, 6 min.

    Set in the Pacific Northwest, three brothers find refuge and redemption from a troubled home through their love of fly fishing for steelhead and the enduring... more ›

  • Burkinabè Rising: The Art of Resistance in Burkina Faso

    Burkinabè Rising: The Art of Resistance in Burkina Faso

    Iara Lee
    Burkina Faso, 2018, 72 min.

    'BURKINABÈ RISING: the art of resistance in Burkina Faso is directed by Iara Lee of Cultures of Resistance Films.  A small landlocked country in... more ›

  • Rodents of Unusual Size

    Rodents of Unusual Size

    Quinn Costello, Chris Metzler & Jeff Springer
    United States, 2017, 71 min.

    The residents of Louisiana never know what will attack them next: floods, hurricanes, even monstrous swamp rats. Gigantic orange-toothed nutria are eating up... more ›