Saddle up and strap in for a Clint Eastwood mega-marathon – all three Man With No Name films back-to-back. The spaghetti westerns to end all spaghetti westerns. A Fistful of Dollars 12pm, For a Few Dollars More, 2pm, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 4:30pm. Palace Centro 1.
Get to know China's most energetic dissident in Never Sorry. This collaborative documentary about the filmmaker Ai Weiwei follows him over three years, as he's first praised for his design of Beijing's Bird's Nest Stadium – then winds up persecuted by the state for his art. 4pm, Petrie Barracks 1.
In 1928, a dingo trapper was killed in the Northern Territory. The retaliation against indigenous peoples by a white expedition became known as “the last massacre”. The heart-wrenching documentary Coniston weaves the stories of descendants with re-enactments and archival footage, to examine a shameful chapter in Australia's history. 5:30pm, Tribal Theatre 2.
A Respectable Family is a taut suspense about a professor who returns to his native Iran 20 years after leaving, only to find himself embroiled in the machinations of his corrupt family. With Iran always in the news, it's a great opportunity to see a filmmaker's commentary on its society. 6pm, Petrie Barracks 5.
Over a 30 year career, Dutch photographer Anton Corbijin has shaped the image of such high-profile bands as U2, Depeche Mode, Nirvana, Metallica and Nick Cave. His Ian Curtis biopic Control won plaudits around the world. See this documentary profile if you love rock 'n' roll and the pictures that make it legendary. 9pm, Tribal Theatre 2.
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