[Endcreditsfilm] Travelling Film Festival - Cairns program announced!

End Credits Film Club admin at endcredits.org.au
Thu Sep 13 09:16:39 CEST 2012


The Sydney Travelling Film Festival knows Cairns audiences love good films so this year they have extended their program and added 2 extra days.
In Cairns from 19-23 October at BCC City Cinemas and End Credits members get ticket discounts.
Brett Hitchens

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> THE TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO CAIRNS 19-23 OCT AT CAIRNS CITY CINEMAS
> The Travelling Film Festival (TFF) treats Cairns to the best in world cinema at Cairns City Cinemas from Friday 19 to Tuesday 23 October. This year TFF has extended its program to 13 films, taking local audiences on a cinematic journey around the world, showcasing films from Australia, Russia, Argentina, Spain, Sweden, Hong Kong, China, USA, UK, Poland, Germany, France, Lebanon and Denmark.
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> For the first time, in partnership with Blackfella Films Presents, the TFF is also very proud to bring the very best of Indigenous films from Australia and around the world to Cairns. In this inaugural year, there is a wonderful selection of shorts, a feature and a feature documentary.
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> The Opening Night will feature the sexy Aussie comedy film, Not Suitable For Children. Premiering and opening the 2012 Sydney Film Festival, it stars hot Aussie export Ryan Kwanten (True Blood), Sarah Snook and Ryan Corr and is the highly anticipated feature film debut from acclaimed short filmmaker, Peter Templeman, whose short films have won thirty-eight major festival awards between them culminating in an Oscar nomination for The Saviour in 2007. Blackfella Films Presents short film Blackbuster, will screen with Not Suitable For Children and director S.F. Tusa will be a special guest for Opening Night and introduce his film. The screening will be followed by complimentary Opening Night drinks. Check out the full program here.
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> The Festival features an impressive line-up of films for all tastes, including:
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> ELENA
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> Masterfully crafted by award-winning Russian filmmaker Andrei Zvyagintsev (Golden Globe nominee The Return) and featuring evocative music by Philip Glass,Elena is a gripping, thoroughly modern twist on the classic noir thriller.
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> CROKER ISLAND EXODUS
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> In 1942, 95 Aboriginal children became trapped on Croker Island. Travelling by canoe and foot for 5000ks, they arrived in Sydney 44 days later. Seventy years on, they look back on their epic and incredible journey.
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> THE ANGELS' SHARE
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> In trouble with the law, Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf so his new son can have a better life. Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes 2012, this bittersweet comedy is the latest film by the great Ken Loach.
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> CHINESE TAKEAWAY
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> In Buenos Aires, a perennially grumpy hardware store owner (Ricardo Darín) decides to help a young Chinese man who has just arrived in town and cannot speak a word of Spanish.
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> SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN
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> Winner of the World Cinema Audience Award at Sundance, this film traces the improbable-but-true story of '70s singer-songwriter Rodriguez, a Detroit soul dude who found an enthusiastic audience in Apartheid-era South Africa.
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> A SIMPLE LIFE
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> Andy Lau (House of Flying Daggers) stars in this heart-warming film about the relationship between the sole-surviving young master of a large Hong Kong family (Lau), and the devoted servant of the family who raised him (Ip).
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> MARGARET
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> A 17-year old student, Lisa (Anna Paquin), inadvertently causes a fatal accident involving a bus driver (Mark Ruffalo). In attempts to set things right, Lisa meets with opposition from her friends, mother 
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> WHERE DO WE GO NOW?
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> In a region torn by sectarian strife, the wily women of a mountain village cross religious boundaries, band together and scheme behind their men's backs to keep the peace by any means. A clever mix of melodrama, musical and daring social satire.
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> MOSQUITA Y MARI
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> This fresh and lively debut feature from writer-director Aurora Guerrero follows two Chicana high-schoolers in Los Angeles - a shaky friendship develops, tinged with budding sexual attraction.
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> BERNIE
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> School of Rock's Jack Black and director, Richard Linklater, reunite in this charming unorthodox comedy. Based on a true story about perhaps the most loved murderer in Texas.
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> PAUL KELLY: STORIES OF ME
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> A very private person in a public career,Paul Kelly: Stories of Me, charts the many lives, loves and losses of Paul Kelly, one of Australia's most prolific singer-songwriters.
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> IN DARKNESS
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> Agnieszka Holland, award-winning director of Europa, Europa returns home to dramatise a true and extraordinary story of survival, in the darkest moments of Nazi-occupied Poland.
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