Snap (Carmel Winters, 2010)

Carmel Winter’s much-lauded first feature film is not easy viewing. Opening on a fraught warm-up interview with hard-bitten single mother Sandra, the story follows the tensions and revelations that spring from her involvement in a documentary about her son Stephen, who at 15 kidnapped a two-year-old boy and kept him for five days in the…

Sound of Noise (2010)

Cruelly-named Amadeus Warnebring is the tone-deaf black sheep of his intensely musical family. A policeman living in the shadow of his pompous composer brother, plagued by jokes such as “caught any violinists fiddling?”, he quietly wishes for a life of sweet silence. However, quiet does not figure in the plans of anarchic, experimental musicians Sanna…