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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

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

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

IT’S HERE! BOFA 2016 STARTS THURSDAY

BOFA 2016 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10 TO SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13 Tasmania’s only major annual film festival starts Thursday – four fantastic days of features and documentaries, short film competitions, industry…
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November 8, 2016

HAVING TROUBLE DECIDING WHAT TO SEE?

So many films, so little time. To help you decide, here are Festival Director Owen Tilbury’s top picks for BOFA 2016 – and he’s seen them all... WHO'S GONNA LOVE…
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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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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 2, 2016

FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL – RECOGNISE

BOFA shows films from all over the world, but there’s always a strong focus on Australian films and film makers. 13 of this year’s movies are Australian – that’s one…
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November 2, 2016

AUSSIE BOFA – HOW DO WE GET TO SPACE?

Deep in the Pilbara desert of Western Australia, an unlikely group of 11-year olds create the world’s first Aboriginal interactive comic book, NEOMAD. They are seen as problem kids with…
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November 2, 2016

AUSSIE BOFA – ZACH’S CEREMONY

Director Aaron Petersen (not the actor Aaron Pedersen) will be a special guest at BOFA 2016. He took 10 years to film this extraordinary, feature-length documentary that shows one boy’s…
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