MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL presents
MDFF: Geopolitics Tickets
2:45pm, Sat 7 July, 2018
Music and Effects, South Yarra, MELBOURNE, VIC
Date: Saturday 7th July 2018, Doors Open 2:45pm, Starts: 3.13pm
Venue: Music and Effects, 1 Yarra St, South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia
Title: Dream Empire
Directed by: David Borenstein
Description: Yana's company uses actors to turn remote Chinese ghost towns into temporary "international booming cities," tricking visitors into buying overpriced property. But when the real estate market starts to collapse, she faces financial ruin. A boom to bust tale set in China's building boom.
Title: Disaster Capitalism
Directed by: Thor Neureiter
Description: A story that reveals the underbelly of the global aid and investment industry. It's a complex web of interests that span the earth from powerful nations and multinational corporations to tribal and village leaders. This documentary offers unique insights into a multi-billion dollar world by investigating how aid dollars are spent
Directed by: Timothy George Kelly
Description: Why did Great Britain vote to leave the EU? Ex-pat Melbourne filmmaker Timothy George Kelly's doc explores the wider issues behind the shock move from both competing perspectives.