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The Tree of Life takes top prize at Cannes

Although Terrence Malick‘s The Tree of Life was met with a few boos following its debut screening at Cannes, the jury charged with handing out the festival’s top awards were more receptive, bestowing upon it the prestigious Palme d’Or for Best Film. At a press conference following this year’s awards ceremony, chair Robert De Niro […]

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Olé! Your Spanish Film Festival primer!

Olé! Your Spanish Film Festival primer! By Jess Lomas. Hola! No sooner has one film festival closed when another one opens, but you’ve got to be quick to catch some of the exciting and innovative films at the nationwide 14th Spanish Film Festival, especially if you live in Perth, Adelaide or Canberra. The opening night film […]

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The 2011 Sydney Film Festival line-up revealed

The complete lineup of flicks playing at this year’s Sydney Film Festival has been revealed, with Joe Wright’s Hanna announced as the opening night film. Mike Mills’ Beginners will close the fest. Two Cannes-bound Aussie movies – Julia Leigh’s Sleeping Beauty and Ivan Sen’s Toomelah – will screen in the festival’s official competition. They will compete […]

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