Anniversary Program in Autumn 1
Romilly and Fiona are having a family gathering. An Ex pop idol is selling religious paraphernalia outside Romilly’s building. A story about small cruelties, adult bullying, and the power of a brother's unconditional love for his complex little sister.
A kid jumps up and down on a manhole cover repeating "78." This dude wants to know why.
With sirens blaring outside, Abbas breaks into the room of an old Japanese man named Toyoshige. He lifts Toyoshige onto his back & carries him out the door. As they descend the stairs the last few days of bias & misjudgment become clear.
The Man without a Head
Tonight, the man without a head will declare his love. For such an occasion, he shall buy a head.
A middle-aged telephone kiosk owner abandoned 10 years ago by her partner because of her infertility exists in isolation. Cast aside by society, she’s proud and stubborn; if they are cold towards her, she’s colder still. But one day a stranger, a little girl, comes to make a call.
SHAKESPEARE IN TOKYO
An Australian Shakespeare fan with Down Syndrome, sets off on a solo adventure to discover Tokyo in order to get away from his over-bearing older brother. Along the way he uses his knowledge of the Bard, his sketchbook and his wits to win the hearts of the people he meets.