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Samson and Delilah makes Oscar shortlist

source: incontention.com Warwick Thornton‘s AFI-award winning film Samson and Delilah has inched closer to an Academy Award nomination, having made it onto the shortlist of films eligible for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. We reported back in September 2009 that the film would be Australia’s official entry into the Best Foreign Language Film category. […]

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Samson and Delilah sweeps AFI awards

source: afi.org The winners of the 2009 Australian Film Institute Awards were announced Saturday night, with favourite Samson and Delilah sweeping the major awards. The acting prizes were shared amongst some of Australia’s favourite actors. Samson and Delilah won seven awards in total, including Best Film, Director, Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Sound as well as the […]

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Balibo, Samson and Delilah lead AFI nominations

source: afi.org.au A great year in local cinema has being capped by the announcement of the 2009 Australian Film Institute Award nominees. Let us know in the comments what flicks you tip for victory! Robert Connelly‘s Balibo, which told the story of the 1975 murder of six Australian journalists killed in East Timor led the […]

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