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May 28, 2017

A Message From Owen Tilbury, Festival Director

Change is in the air! Seven years ago Tasmania was the only state without a major annual film festival. We started BOFA Film Festival as a “Breath of Fresh Air"…
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May 28, 2017

The Opposition

Thursday 22 June 7.00 pm 76 MINS / ENGLISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES In 2015 leading Australian documentary film-makers, Media Stockade,  offered us a pre-release screening of  The Opposition  for BOFA …
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May 28, 2017

Innovative Tasmania Awards

Nominations Open for 2017 Innovative Tasmania Awards Nominations for the 2017 Innovative Tasmania Awards  are now open at bofa.com.au/innovation-awards/. Free entry. Nominations close 23 July, 2017. Jodie Snooks, 2016 Young…
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May 28, 2017

Dark Mofo Film Panel

Come and join us (free of charge) to hear industry experts and film buffs discuss the legacy of Rowan Woods’ (BOFA Artistic Director 2012) Australian classic, The Boys (1998), and…
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May 28, 2017

Community Led Impact Partnerships (CLIP)

In  2015 BOFA ran one day Action Sessions on Regional and Community Change. Skills Tasmania was one of the many audience who were impressed with the speakers and the passion…
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November 29, 2016

BOFA 2016, BEST BOFA YET

OUR VISITORS LOVED IT... “I loved BOFA.  Great hospitality and great community spirit.  It was lovely to be a filmmaker participant at this festival which promotes positive social change and you get to talk to people as well as watch films. The volunteers, the festival hosts, the bars and cafes and the films themselves were all fantastic.” -Gillian Leahy –…
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November 8, 2016

BOFA RED CARPET SCREENING AND AFTER PARTY

Tasmanian masterchef Don Cameron doesn’t do many cocktail parties, but he’s created something very special for BOFA Opening Night. Right after the free-wheeling Italian comedy-drama Like Crazy at the Village…
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November 8, 2016

FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL – LAUNCESTON CITY COUNCIL

Launceston City Council has been an enthusiastic supporter of BOFA since our beginnings in 2010. Like the BOFA team, they believed that it was possible to create a small, but…
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November 8, 2016

SEE YOU IN THE FESTIVAL LOUNGE

The meeting place for all film lovers at BOFA, The Festival Lounge is the place to relax between movies, meet friends, talk about what you’ve just seen and enjoy a…
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November 8, 2016

SPECIAL BOFA GUEST – DIRECTOR/WRITER CLAYTON JACOBSON

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Director Clayton Jacobson talk about the making of one of Australia’s most loved movies on its 10th anniversary. The story of Kenny Smyth (Shane…
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