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Wide Angle Film Festival is a FREE film festival increasing access to cinema for people with disability

Sydney (Nov 25 – Dec 24, 2019), Goulburn [NSW] (Dec 2, 2019), Gunnedah, Tamworth [NSW] (Dec 3, 2019), Forbes [NSW] (Dec 4, 2019), Coonabarabran [NSW] (Jan 10, 2020), VIC, TAS, QLD, SA, WA

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Past and Future: Persian Film Festival 2019

Past and Future: Persian Film Festival 2019

“We are proud that the 8th Persian Film Festival is paying a tribute to the ...
Knives Out

Knives Out

Mystery-comedies don’t get made very much, nor do flicks that would have Agatha Christie queuing ...
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Color Out of Space

Color Out of Space

First of all; it’s stunning ...
Winda Expands Scope in 2019

Winda Expands Scope in 2019

“We have seen a strengthening of stories from around the world playing into genres" ...
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Very privileged to be at Day 2 of the Arts Access Meeting Places Conference at the Australian National Art Gallery listening to a panel discussion about leadership, identity and pride. Image below of the corner of a conference space including a woman’s face on a large screen on a stage behind a row of seated speakers, a large urn and some large sculptures of people. The backs of audience members are in the foreground.
We are thrilled to announce that 'My Name is Petya' has been included in the 12th WAFF Public Program. A beautifully shot film from Russia, 'My Name is Petya' reminds us that love can arrive at the most surprising times and ways in our lives. Image below of a very young boy in front of a window with drawings on it.
We're pleased to announce that the 12th Wide Angle Film Festival screens with the following access: Open Captions or Audio Description Social Stories Adjusted light and audio levels Quiet space An introduction inviting everyone to be themselves Low tech communication boards Flashing light free screening Accessible toilets (unfortunately very few venues have adult change tables and hoists) Access from public transport drop off points and disabled parking spaces Clear corridors Wheel chair parking spaces Communication stickers Opportunity to reserve seating near doors Pronoun stickers Triggers lists Image below of children and adults sitting in a cinema looking towards the screen which is out of shot.
Today we'd like to introduce another film from our Public Program - 'Venus'. Through this compelling documentary from the UK a female drag queen living with disability shares her experience of the two worlds she lives in.
Today we're pleased to introduce another film from our Public Program in our ongoing online 'launch'! In the spectacular action film, 'Just Go', Just meets Ieva on the doorstep of the house they both live in. They start a conversation that's interrupted by two thieves who steal Ieva's bag. In the blink of an eye Just decides to follow the thieves to retrieve Ieva's bag and win her heart. A must see, this Academy Award nominated short film from Latvia, will get your adrenaline pumping! Image of a blond man dressed in black on a skateboard skitching on a car.
We'd like to thank Curious Works and Creatability for the opportunity to include 'Prone to the Drone' in the 12th WAFF Public Program. The image below, of a man with a round face in a black and sparkling silver wrestling mask, is from this film. This is the offical image of 12th WAFF. 'Prone to the Drone' is compelling story, sensitively directed, of a socially isolated man who finds acceptance through a surprising series of events.
We’re thrilled be at AFTRS for the panel discussion about authentic casting organised by Accessible Arts this morning.
Thanks to the British Council and Creative Europe Desk UK for the networking event on Tower Belle! Great fun and great conversations! at Encounters Film Festival, Bristol.
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