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TROPFEST 2019 : THE WRAP

Tropfest has suffered some very heavy blows both financial and physical.

Tropfest was nearly dealt a fatal blow due to financial mismanagement but not at the hands of founding director John Polson. CGU Insurance  and Parramatta Council came to Tropfest’s rescue whereby it transferred from Centennial Park to Parramatta Park. In fact, a few years ago, in Centennial Park, Tropfest had to be suspended due to a violent electrical storm over the park .                    Continue reading TROPFEST 2019 : THE WRAP

Russell Crowe’s ‘The Water Diviner’ receives 8 Australian Academy Award Nominations

4th AACTA Awards Feature Film Nominations

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) unveiled its nominees for the Australian equivalent to the Oscar and the Emmy this week, with sci-fi thriller PREDESTINATION, leading the pack of feature films at nine nominations. Russell Crowe’s directorial debut, THE WATER DIVINER, received eight nominations including Best Film and Best Actor. Following with seven nominations is David Michôd’s THE ROVER, which will compete in the directing category, as well as in Best Actor for Guy Pearce and Best Supporting Actor for Robert Pattinson.

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