A young untidy man boards a Melbourne tram with his gym bag. Alarm spreads among the passengers when he gets off at his stop, leaving the bag behind.
This film is from SEDITIOUS INTENT, a compilation of films inspired by Australia’s Anti-Terrorism Bill - some sad, some funny, some downright shocking.
Dissent is an essential part of democracy. But under the Anti-Terrorism legislation, the right to oppose or challenge the State is significantly compromised.
The Seditious Intent Short Film project was initiated in late October 2005. A call out was sent to filmmakers to produce a short work that was inspired by the anti-terror laws. The following 17 short films were selected from the submissions.