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Public Enemy Number One

For most of his working life, controversial Australian journalist Wilfred Burchett chose to report from the "other side". His unorthodox views and activities caused him to be labelled a traitor by many.

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The Man Who Stole My Mothers Face

'The Man Who Stole My Mother's Face' is a sobering tale of survival, strength, healing and redemption from Australian filmmaker Cathy Henkel. It's her amazing story about hope and love, and ultimately, the search for justice.

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Colour by Numbers; The Sudokumentary

Australia's first national sudoku team (The Numbats) travel into the unknown of competitive puzzling as they enter the World Sudoku Championships in Goa, India.

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Ye Lou

Born in 1965 in China, Screenwriter/Director Ye Lou is known as one of the ‘Sixth Generation’ Directors of Chinese cinema...

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Isao Takahata

Isao Takahata (高畑 勲) is a Japanese film director, animator, screenwriter and producer who has earned critical international acclaim for his work as a director of anime films.

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ALEKSANDR KOTT

His latest, the APSA-nominated Test, is Aleksandr Kott's most ambitious project yet and shows a filmmaker growing increasingly confident with his art and craft.

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TAHA KARIMI

A graduate of the Cinema and Theatre courses at Tehran’s College of Science and Art, Karimi applied an incisive narrative focus in a series of short films that highlighted social injustice and universal human truths, usually filtered through the Kurdish experience.

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REVIEW: Rocks in My Pockets

Latvian-born, US-based filmmaker Signe Baumane draws upon a rich history of European animation to propel Rocks in My Pockets, her charming, incisive and very contemporary study of generational depression and suicidal tendencies.

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REVIEW: AN ISLAND CALLING

New Zealand director and producer Annie Goldson has built her career on telling deeply emotional stories, often involving family members going back to where a loved one has died and making sense of their story...

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REVIEW: A FIGHTING CHANCE

The real guts of this film is the tense–and loving–relationship between this ageing boxer, his needs for closure and acceptance, and his family and life now...

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REVIEW: THE BURNING SEASON

The Burning Season, an ‘eco-thriller,’ examines whether a massive carbon trading deal can protect the forests of Indonesia, save the orangutans from extinction and help redefine the Earth’s future...

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Desert Riders

REVIEW: DESERT RIDERS

Desert Riders is an in-depth expose on the modern sport of camel racing, looking at the suffering of trafficked child jockeys and the hypocrisy of the government and cultural institutions that promote the sport...

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