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The Sapphires sweep 2nd AACTA awards

The songbirds were singing in Sydney last night, where local hit The Sapphires concluded its victory lap with an impressive haul of 11 awards at the 2nd annual AACTAs. The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts deemed The Sapphires the Best Film of the Year, and also bestowed upon Wayne Blair the prize for Best Direction. Stars Deborah […]

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R.I.P. Sarah Watt

AFI award winning writer-director Sarah Watt died over the weekend following a long battle with cancer. She was 53 years old. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and secondary bone cancer in 2009, Watts passed away on Friday in her family home with husband William McInnes and children Clem and Stella by her side. Watts […]

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