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Graduate Profile: David Spruengli
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Graduate Profile: David Spruengli

 Above: David Spruengli (third from left) on location at Mount Everest Less than two years after graduating from Sydney Film School, David Spruengli has travelled to Cambodia and Nepal as an assistant editor and has worked on numerous feature films and documentary series. Resident blogger Tom Earls recently sat down to chat with David about his … Continue reading

The Tarkine Tug-o-War
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The Tarkine Tug-o-War

The Tarkine region in Tasmania is the 2nd largest cool climate rainforest on earth. In recent controversial news, mining company Venture Minerals has proposed several new iron ore mines within the region. There are strong supporters for and against this decision: some rallying against the destruction of the last disease-free safe harbour for the Tasmanian Devil … Continue reading

Miss Violence
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Miss Violence

Originally posted on artemis projects:
And the Greek Weird Wave does it yet again! After “Dogtooth”, “Attenberg”, and the exceptional “Alps”, here is another gem of a film from Greece. My favourite film of the Sydney Film Festival thus far. Confronting, yes. Audacious, yes. Frighteningly intelligent, also, yes. Right from the start director Alexandros Avranas…

Love Eternal
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Love Eternal

Originally posted on artemis projects:
Today I watched two Australian feature films, the plot of both of which hinged on revealing what was in the boot of a car (David Michod’s “The Rover” and Christopher Houghton’s “Touch”). But I shall leave these for another time… Instead I wish to discuss Brendan Muldowney’s disturbingly uncomfortable “Love Eternal”, adapted…

Sepideh: Reaching for the Stars
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Sepideh: Reaching for the Stars

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My experience of the 2014 Sydney Film Festival has commenced with five documentaries: “Tim’s Vermeer” (reviewed yesterday below); the accomplished “Finding Fela!” about Nigerian Afrobeat genious Fela Kuti; the photographically beautiful “Watermark” about the enormous significance water plays in our lives; Errol Morris’ perplexing “The Unknown Known”, featuring former US Secretary of…