Lake of Ice, Of The Occult


Brisbane, Australia


Where The Globe Theatre
Date Thursday, 17 August 2006

Religion is the connection to salvation, yet it also binds us to death and evil

An offering, of celluloid adventures into witchcraft, ritual and the awaiting inferno.

part of Straight Out Of Brisbane 2006


  • long
    Kyogle Dreaming

    “Music to induce visions of many faced gods. In an attempt to avoid structure, a new structure is formed”.

  • 82 mins
    Haxan - Witchcraft Through the Ages, Dir. Benjamin Christensen 82 mins, 1922, Denmark


    (1922) Benjamin Christensen Denmark

    This combination of dramatised fiction, documentary footage and animated sequences was based on the records of witchcraft trials in the 15th and 16th centuries. Christensen (who also plays the devil) adopts a sceptical attitude to the occult in a portrayal,…

  • 11 minutes
    Invocation of My Demon Brother 11 mins, 1969, USA

    “A follower of Aleister Crowley’s teachings, Anger is a high level practitioner of occult magic who regards the projection of his films as ceremonies capable of invoking spiritual forces. Cinema, he claims, is an evil force. Its point is to…

  • 67 mins
    L'Inferno (Dante's Inferno), Dir. Guiseppe de Ligouro 1909, Italy

    Virgil escorts Dante through Hell so that he may see the terrors which await sinners. An early version of “Dante’s Inferno” showing in explicit detail all the tortures, demons, and horrors from fixed long to medium shots, but even by…