Feminas Short Film Festival – WOW Tour – 11th MARCH, 2010

WOWFILM FESTIVAL TOUR & TAP GALLERY PRESENT……
FEMINAS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL -MEET THE FILMMAKERS & DRINKS IN CELBRATION OF
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY


THURSDAY 11TH MARCH / TAP GALLERY, 278 PALMER ST, DARLINGHURST (UPSTAIRS)
6.00PM DOOR SALES – GET YOUR SEAT $10 / $8 (Doors will open from 5.30pm)
6.30PM INTRODUCTIONS / 6.45PM PROGRAMME PART ONE
7.45PM MEET THE FILMMAKERS – DRINKS AVAILABLE / 8.30pm PROGRAMME PART TWO

6.45pm PROGRAMME PART ONE
BE MY BROTHER
Drama7 ̋
Producer/Eleanor Winkler
Director, Editor/Genevieve Clay*
A young man’s charm and charisma challenges the prejudices of a stranger at a bus
stop while impacting on her world he also changes the heart of someone close by.

NEXT OF KIN
Drama 9 ̋
Producer/Beverly Jefferson
Director, Writer, Editor/ Rose Schramm
Angela uses a crisis as an opportunity to recreate the love
she has been craving when family member Laurie
appears in her life after an attempted suicide.

STAIN
Animation 4 ̋
Producer, Director, Writer, Editor /Emma Lagrutta
DOP/Cara Lipson Dvorjak
The story of a coffee stains journey for happiness.

BED
Experimental 3 ̋50 ̋
Producer, Director, Editor, DOP/ Lyn Hope
An experimental piece, Bed is an exploration into a night of sleep. Have you ever
shared a bed with your dog?

WARNING IT MAY CONTAIN SUBTITLES
Drama 10mins
Producer, Editor/ Dinka Bonelle Dzubur
Director, Writer, Editor/ Jasna Krsmanovic
Ana is a beautiful, ambitious and intelligent artist who speaks no English. A
newcomer to Sydney, she agrees to meet a blind date. Their meeting is an awkward
encounter but her fortune is retrieved when she meets a man who instantly grabs
her attention.

TWO DUCKS
Drama 10 ̋41 ̋
Producer/Dominic Allen
Director, Writer/Shelly Lauman*
Nell is walking home from work when she sees her boyfriend with another woman.
Nell has a choice between revenge and forgiveness, how will she react in the face of
betrayal?

BALLAD OF BETTY AND JO
Comedy 12 ̋
Producers/Martha Ansara, Charlie Carman, Rivka Hartman*, Adam Rigby
Director, Writer/Martha Ansara. Editor/ Vanessa Milton.
Every morning Betty joins buskers to earn a keep. New security guard Joe wants to
confiscate her fiddle. Betty dreams of the big time, Joe dreams of silence, someone
has to give…

8.30pm PROGRAMME PART TWO

SLEEPING IN CIRCLES
Animation 4 ̋26 ̋
Producer, Director, Writer, DOP/ Cassandra Gaunson
A typical day transforms into an abstract tale where two characters
experience of the same journey in the same space reflects Freud’s
‘Theory of the Uncanny.’

SHRAPNEL
Drama 11 ̋
Producer/Jesse Martin
Producer, Director, Writer/ Mika Tran
Dawn, a young bully, finds herself trapped in an art room with her would
be victim.

THE DRESSMAKERS DAUGHTER
Animation 6 ̋35 ̋
Producer/Tom Booth
Director, Writer/Huni Melissa Bolliger
A mother’s hurtful comments to her daughter flow into the girl’s doll.
When the doll comes to life the girl finds herself in a magical land where
a new journey begins.

MY NAN: THE NEXT CATE BLANCHETT
Comedy 5 ̋45 ̋
Producer, Director, Writer, Editor/Tresa Ponnor
Charlie’s Nan loves Cate Blanchett but her Nan’s obsession could cost
her the one thing she loves more than Cate.

FERESHTEH
Drama 22 ̋25 ̋
Producer/ Jennifer Bell
Director, Writer, Executive Producer/Ayesha Arif Khan
An exploration of the practice of ‘Sigheh’ from the Shiite sect of Islam
and draws parallels with the one-night stands of the Western World. A
chance reunion forces an Iranian documentary maker to question her
identity.

HURIYYA & HER SISTERS
Animation 12 ̋
Director/ Paula Abood
Huriyya and her sisters are from Sydney’s Western suburbs. Four Muslim
girls’ journeys and the choices they make to wear or not wear their
headscarves, one with a mass of tangled red hair that curls into Arabic
script.

EVENT ORGANISERS
Tracey Savage & Ester Harding
SUPPORTERS
CHANDON Australia
Almond Bar Darlinghurst
Filmmakers in attendance*

~ by wowfilmfestival on March 7, 2010.

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