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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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November 2, 2016

AUSSIE BOFA – KILLING GROUND

An outstanding  first feature from Tasmanian born writer/director Damien Power, who will be a guest at BOFA and will talk about the film after the screening. Ian and Samantha head…
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October 28, 2016

FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL – IWDA

GENDER BOFA is supported by IWDA. The International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) is the leading Australian agency entirely focussed on women’s rights and gender equality in the Asia Pacific region. …
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October 28, 2016

GENDER BOFA – FATIMA

This warm and insightful film by Philippe Faucon was one of the under-the-radar hits at Cannes and won Best Film in the Cesar Awards, France’s version of the Oscars. Fatima…
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October 28, 2016

GENDER BOFA – WHO’S GONNA LOVE ME NOW?

Saar is a 39-year-old, ex-Israeli army, HIV positive gay man living in London, where he found refuge from the religious kibbutz where he grew up in Israel. Ever since he…
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October 28, 2016

GENDER BOFA – WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS

This year we introduce a new BOFA ....GENDER BOFA, where we find films from around the world dealing with women’s rights, gender equality and issues important to the LGBTI community.…
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