All posts by Margaret Shinta

Margaret was born in Jakarta, where she completed her Bachelor of Economics degree and worked in Finance & Accounting area until she migrated to Australia in 2008. She is currently working full-time in a University. In her spare time, she loves going to musical & play theatre, music concert, watching movies, attending talks, reading any kind of books, travelling to new places, learning new skills and enjoying good food.

MOUNTAIN : AUSTRALIAN FILMMAKER JENNIFER PEEDOM’S CINEMATIC AND MUSICAL ODYSSEY

MOUNTAIN is a unique documentary movie directed by Australian filmmaker, Jennifer Peedom. Her previous documentary movie, Sherpa, was nominated for a BAFTA in 2016.

Willem Dafoe contributes his distinctive voice in Jennifer’s new movie, MOUNTAIN, as the narrator. The beautiful harmonies of the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) add to the film’s unique quality.

The film explores the human obsession and relationship with mountains, one of the great forces in nature. The movie includes footage from man’s first treks up mountain tops up to the current day across many different countries and encountering a range of different climates. Continue reading MOUNTAIN : AUSTRALIAN FILMMAKER JENNIFER PEEDOM’S CINEMATIC AND MUSICAL ODYSSEY

SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY PRESENTS ‘2 ONE ANOTHER’ @ ROSLYN PACKER THEATRE

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.”
― Martha Graham

2 ONE ANOTHER is a beautiful dance work created by Sydney Dance Company’s acclaimed choreographer, Rafael Bonachela. This is  a revisiting of his piece which premiered five years ago in Sydney. During the current season the work’s 100th performance will be staged.

Since 2012, 2 ONE ANOTHER has toured both nationally and internationally taking in countries such as New Zealand, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico, USA, Russia, and Germany. After this current Sydney season, Sydney Dance Company will take the production to China.

The show begins with sixteen athletic dancers divided into three groups, which then unfolds into more dynamic series of solos, duets, trios and combination groupings. Continue reading SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY PRESENTS ‘2 ONE ANOTHER’ @ ROSLYN PACKER THEATRE