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Apr
27

Seeing the Land from an Aboriginal Canoe at Setting Sun Short Film Festival

We are delighted to announce that Seeing the Land from an Aboriginal Canoe is a Finalist for two awards, Best Cultural Diversity and Best Documentary Metro at the Setting Sun Short Film Festival. The film will be screening at the Sun Theatre, Yarraville on Friday the 28th of April as part of the 7pm session

Where: 8 Ballarat Street, Yarraville 3013 Victoria, Australia � Tel 03 9362 0999 Fax 03 9362 0337 info@suntheatre.com.au

When: 7 pm – 10 pm Friday 28 April 2017

Tickets: This is a ticketed event Tickets at https://www.suntheatre.com.au/component/yco/?view=movie&movie=SSETTINGSUN%3ABRID

Mar
14

Out of the Closets at Melbourne Queer Film Festival

Join us for a special free public screening of the short film ‘Out of the Closets, Into the Streets’ followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session with filmmakers and author and academic Dennis Altman and activist Jude Munro. Proudly part of the 2017 Melbourne Queer Film Festival.

Where: ACMI Studio 1, Federation Square, Melbourne

When: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Sunday 26 March 2017

Tickets: This is a free event but it is ticketed. Tickets at http://tix.mqff.com.au/session.asp?s=159

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Sep
26

Out of the Closets: Story of Melbourne’s Gay Liberation now online

By: Lucinda Horrocks, updated 29 November 2016.

A new digital exhibition using archival images, audio and documentary film recounts Melbourne’s gay liberation.

In 1970s Melbourne a group of students made a stand for gay pride at a time when homosexuality was criminalised and discrimination and abuse was widespread. A new digital exhibition Out of the Closets, Into the Streets explores the moment gay and lesbian people found their voice through the Gay Liberation Movement.

Exhibition link: http://www.cv.vic.gov.au/stories/a-diverse-state/out-of-the-closets-into-the-streets/

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May
26

Highly Commended in MAGNA Awards 2016

We are delighted to announce that ‘Seeing the Land from an Aboriginal Canoe’ was Highly Commended in its category at the Museums and Galleries National Awards, the MAGNA 2016 Awards, announced on the 18th May 2016 in Auckland.

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Apr
21

Savoy Ladies Group Wins a Sunny Award

Wind & Sky Productions is the proud recipient of a Sunny Award for Best Film Cultural Diversity for the short documentary ‘The Savoy Ladies Group’. The award ceremony was held on Sunday the 17th April 2016 as part of the Setting Sun Short Film Festival at the beautiful Sun Theatre, Yarraville.

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Apr
10

Savoy Ladies in the Setting Sun

Come along to the glorious art deco Sun Theatre in Yarraville to watch our film The Savoy Ladies Group.

Wind & Sky Productions is pleased to announce that ‘The Savoy Ladies Group’ is screening as part of the Setting Sun Short Film Festival at the Sun Theatre, Yarraville, on Saturday the 16th April.

The 10 minute documentary follows Rosa, President of the Savoy Ladies Group, as she tells the story of Italians in the North-East, tobacco farming, women, family and friendship.

Where: Sun Theatre, 8 Ballarat Street, Yarraville

When: 4:30 pm, Saturday the 16th April.

Book tickets online or call 03 3962 0999.

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Jan
12

Ocean in a Drop

Twelve months ago in January 2015 Wind & Sky Production’s Jary Nemo worked with his old friend Andrew Garton on a new documentary called ‘Ocean in a Drop” ‘. Jary took on the role of Director of Photography on the film spending three weeks on location in Delhi, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh – Central India

These are some thoughts on the road. see also: the behind the scenes photo gallery

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Jan
11

Ocean in a Drop – Images from the journey

In January 2015 Wind & Sky Production’s Jary Nemo worked with his old friend Andrew Garton on a new documentary called ‘Ocean in a Drop’.

Photos by Cathy Chen, Andrew Garton & Jary Nemo

see also: Thoughts from the road

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Nov
10

‘The Last Goodbye’ Event Story

The culmination of two years’ work was celebrated in the launch of the film ‘The Last Goodbye’ at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka on Sunday the 8th November.

Shown to a full audience in the intimate hemispherical M.A.D.E theatre, the 18 minute documentary explored the meaning of World War One and remembrance for Ballarat. “It was beautiful,” said one audience member. “Very moving,” said another. “I had a tear in my eye by the end of it and I saw other people did too.”

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Nov
10

‘The Last Goodbye’ Photo Gallery

In 1914 Australia went to war. Thousands of young recruits passed through Ballarat on their way to the front, to prepare for battle and to say a last goodbye.

This documentary film explores the meaning of remembrance and looks at the way the Great War changed us, through the eyes of young people of Ballarat today.

The film was launched on Sunday the 8th November at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka.

Click here to read a full report of the event.

Photographs by Aldona Kmiec and Lucinda Horrocks.

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