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Meet the Filmmaker: Steve Jacobs
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Meet the Filmmaker: Steve Jacobs

The “Meet the Filmmaker” session with esteemed Australian director, Steve Jacobs (La Spagnola, Disgrace) was a natural progression from the first week’s intense look at the art of acting with Brendan Cowell. The focus: directing actors. Having spent thirty-odd years as an actor before directing his first feature film, “La Spagnola”, Steve Jacobs is as … Continue reading

The Maestro’s graduation speech at the 19th Festival
SFS Festivals

The Maestro’s graduation speech at the 19th Festival

“In Patrick McGinley’s “Always on Your Side”, a mother hands her daughter a copy of Kate Millet’s 1969 book “Sexual Politics” In this book Millett argues that authors view and discuss sex in a patriarchal and sexist way. In Colin Jones’ “Move”, the tension between the sexes is established, as we are introduced to a female ballerina … Continue reading