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32A (Windows On Europe Film Festival 2011)

Sarah Ward February 22, 2011 0

Given the prevalence of the coming of age narrative in film and television, it is sad to say that the story staple has become a cliché. Too often appropriated by comedies and mindless TV

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Ben X (Windows On Europe Film Festival 2011)

Sarah Ward February 21, 2011 0

The majority of the population may claim to have an awareness of autism, however few have gained their understanding from experience. With the neurodevelopmental disorder afflicting approximately 0.2% of the global population, most will

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Cherry Blossoms – Hanami (Windows On Europe Film Festival 2011)

Sarah Ward February 12, 2011 0

Coming to terms with terminal illness is a difficult experience, regardless of the details of the condition or the surrounding factors. As expected, the ordeal forms the basis of many film narratives, ranging from

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The Three Way Wedding (Windows On Europe Film Festival 2011)

Sarah Ward February 3, 2011 0

The inner workings of a relationship that involves more than two participants – either implicitly or explicitly – have regaled audiences for generations, with the more titillating titles amongst the canon certainly drawing a

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Under The Stars (Windows On Europe Film Festival 2011)

Sarah Ward February 1, 2011 0

In the standard cycle of human life, children are born, nurtured into adulthood by loving parents, and then leave the nest destined to return at a later date. Often, their absence is prolonged by

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Brisbane International Film Festival: Day 10

Sarah Ward November 14, 2010 0

It has finally come down to this. After a fantastic, film-filled ten days, the 19th annual Brisbane International Film Festival has come to an end. In our final daily wrap up of the 2010

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Brisbane International Film Festival: Day 9

Sarah Ward November 13, 2010 0

That’s right folks, the 19th annual Brisbane International Film Festival is close to an end. With an exciting array of films on offer on the penultimate day of the event (including the delightful comedy

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Brisbane International Film Festival: Day 6

Sarah Ward November 11, 2010 0

With opening night now a week in the past, and days 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 going along swimmingly, let’s dive in to day 6 of the 19th annual Brisbane International Film Festival.

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