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Adelaide Film Festival (Organization)

Overview
Works: 35 works in 78 publications in 4 languages and 4,118 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Crime films  Documentary films  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adelaide Film Festival (Organization)
Hotel Mumbai( Visual )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of humanity and heroism, this film vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi and a waiter who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child
Ten Canoes by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Australian languages and English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the distant past, Dayindi covets his older brother's wife. To teach him the proper way, he is told a parable of forbidden love from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, and revenge gone wrong
Sweet country by Warwick Thornton( Visual )

5 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia's Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighboring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and his family to help Harry renovate his cattle yards. But Sam's relationship with the cruel and ill-tempered Harry quickly deteriorates, culminating in a violent shootout in which Sam kills Harry in self-defense
Tracks by John Curran( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Italian and English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1977, Robyn Davidson travels from Alice Springs across 2,700 kilometres (1,700 miles) of Australian deserts to the Indian Ocean with her dog and four camels. National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan documents her journey
The Snowtown murders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on horrifying crimes discovered in Snowtown, Australia in 1999. The film follows a mother raising her three boys in a poor suburb. She takes up with a new man, hoping for security but instead welcoming a vicious predator into her home. An uncompromising look at the alarming circumstances that led to the notorious crimes
52 Tuesdays by Matthew Cormack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed over 52 consecutive Tuesdays with the non-profesional cast being given their scripts one week at a time, this Australian coming of age independent film centers on 16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence, accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons
Girl asleep by Rosemary Myers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this vibrant portrayal of Australian adolescence, Greta Driscoll's bubble of obscure loserdom is burst when her parents throw her a surprise fifteenth birthday party and invite the whole school. Perfectly content being a wallflower, suddenly Greta's flung far from her comfort zone into a distant, parallel place, a strange world that's a little frightening and a lot weird, but only there can she find herself
Shut up little man! : an audio misadventure( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two friends tape-recorded the fights of their violently noisy neighbors, they accidentally created one of the world's first 'viral' pop-culture sensations. The tapes went on to inspire a cult following, spawning sell-out CDs, comic artworks, stage plays, music from the likes of Devo, and a Hollywood feeding frenzy. For the newly famous neighbors Eddie and Mitchell, this would be a life-changing experience
My Tehran for sale( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Persian and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insider's perspective on life in Iran's capital city. Marzieh, a terminally ill actress, wearily relates her desperate quest for political asylum through a series of interviews with an unsympathetic government official. Beginning with details of her doomed relationship with an Iranian-born Australian and their plan to relocate to Adelaide, she recounts her struggle to work as an actress under Iran's current regime, her hope for a future ultimately dashed by the devastating discovery of her illness, and her need to "escape" the only home she has ever known. Set against the backdrop of Tehran's thriving arts culture, and framed through a series of artful and dramatic flashback sequences, poet-turned-filmmaker Granaz Moussavi boldly registers the trials of a modern woman struggling to flourish in Iran's contemporary political climate
A month of Sundays( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divorced and unfulfilled, real estate agent Frank Mollard can't do anything right, be it selling houses, getting over the death of his mother, or connecting with his teenage son. But when he receives a call from an elderly woman who confuses him for her son, Frank is thrown into her life and surprises himself by developing a close bond with her. This comically unexpected relationship wakes Frank up and inspires him to reconnect with the people he's been neglecting
Ten canoes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Australian languages and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A parable of forbidden love from Australia's mythical past, narrated by Australian icon David Gulpilil and starring his son Jamie as the covetous youth Dayindi, Ten Canoes is a ground-breaking glimpse into aboriginal life centuries before European settlement. Shot in and around the Arafura Wetlands of Central Arnhem Land, Rolf de Heer and the People of Ramingining have created a pioneering and timeless tale for all people and all cultures."--DVD Container
Sam Klemke's time machine( Visual )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1977, Sam Klemke started obsessively documenting his entire life on film. Beginning decades before the modern obsession with selfies and status updates, we see Sam grow from an optimistic teen to a self-important 20 year old, into an obese, self-loathing 30-something and onwards into his philosophical 50s.The same year that Sam began his project, NASA launched the Voyager craft into deep space carrying the Golden Record
All this mayhem by Tas Pappas( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A searing account of what happens when raw talent and extreme personalities collide. In this unflinching, never-before-seen account of drugs and the dark side of professional skateboarding, brothers Tas and Ben Pappas' intense bond and charisma take them from the pinnacle of their sport into a spiraling world of self-destruction"All Interactive website
The tall man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The family is the story of three months in the life of one ordinary Australian family. BUt what makes it extraordinary is its intimacy. The Cardamone family allowed 35 remote controlled cameras to follow their every move, day and night, for three months. The result is a no holds barred view of the dynamics and universal themes of family life"--Container
Here I am( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here I Am tells the story of Karen, a young Aboriginal woman with a dark past. Fresh out of prison, she finds herself on the streets with a burning desire to turn her life around but no one to call for help. Karen finds a safe haven at a women's shelter, and with the support of her new community of friends she begins the painful journey of reconnecting with her estranged mother and her young daughter
Cargo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young car learns the importance of family when he embarks on a mission to rescue his father, who's been sent to Clunker Island to be repurposed as junk metal
Forbidden lie$ by Films Palace( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In July 2004, Norma Khouri, best-selling author of "Forbidden love", was exposed as a fake. She'd won fame and fortune as a Jordanian virgin on the run from Islamic extremists who'd put a Fatwah on her head for her campaign against honour killings. But she was really Norma Bagain, a Chicago real estate agent and mother of two, on the run from the FBI for one million dollars of fraud. Spinning murder, politics, greed and literary scandal into a web that ensnares us all, this film is a real-life thriller about a brilliant con/artist, the people she's duped, and why, despite everything, we still want to believe her
Salt : a film( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of award-winning and internationally-renowned photographer, Murray Fredericks, on his annual solo pilgrimage to the heart of Lake Eyre in the remote north corner of South Australia. Alone on the most featureless landscape on earth, SALT interweaves Murray's sublime pictures, with innovative time-lapse sequences, and illuminating and exposing video diary excerpts. Fredericks looks into the abyss and finds that, in the midst of nothingness, there is everything
The life & legacy of Spike Milligan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complilation of the best television sketches from manic, inspired mind of an indisputable comic genius
Charlie's country by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Living in a remote Aboriginal community in the northern part of Australia, Charlie (David Gulpilil, Walkabout, Australia) is a warrior past his prime. As the government increases its stranglehold over the community's traditional way of life, Charlie becomes lost between two cultures. His modern life offers him a way to survive but, ultimately, it is one he has no power over. Finally fed up when his gun, his newly crafted spear and his best friend's Jeep are confiscated, Charlie heads into the wild on his own, to live the old way. However, Charlie hasn't reckoned on where he might end up, nor on how much life has changed since the old ways"--Container
 
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