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Lotterywest Festival Films Blog

Tuesday 19 April 12.00am

2016 Golden Deckchair Winner Announced

After a stellar Lotterywest Festival Film season of the highest quality films from around the world, Sherpa: Trouble on Everest garnered the most votes from our audiences to win the 720 ABC Perth Audience Award.

  • Announcement

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Tuesday 23 February 12.00am

40 Years of UWA Somerville: An Interview with Ron Crittall

Ron Crittall, now retired, was a travel writer and author of Frommer’s Australia (the WA section) and Walking Perth. He and wife Penny have been enthusiastic followers of Perth International Arts Festival since 1972, and have both served on Friends of the Festival Council. 

  • Interview
  • Profile

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Friday 29 January 12.00am

Win a Double Pass to Every Film in Season Two

To celebrate the opening of Season Two of the Lotterywest Festival Films, we are running our popular trailer reel contest where you can win double passes to see every film!

  • Announcement

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Monday 25 January 12.00am

Director Piero Messina at UWA Somerville

For the first three screenings of The Wait at UWA Somerville, Italian director, Piero Messina, will introduce the film as well as participate in a Q&A after it screens.

  • Feature
  • Interview

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Monday 18 January 12.00am

What's Showing Week 9

Heaven-sent Comedy at UWA Somerville and Mother Knows Best at ECU Joondalup Pines. 

  • Review

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Monday 18 January 12.00am

Balance and Surprise

For the first time in Lotterywest Festival Films’ 63-year history, the program has been split into two halves – the next nine weeks make up the second half of my inaugural program.

Commencing on 8 February, Lotterywest Festival Films’ Season Two program traverses the globe with nine new feature films, two Australian short films and a program of classic cinema, as selected by special guests.

  • Announcement

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Monday 11 January 12.00am

What's Showing Week 8

Two fine Italian films grace the screens this week with Mia Madre at UWA Somerville and Tale of Tales at ECU Joondalup Pines. 

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Lotterywest Festival Films Blog

Monday 11 January 12.00am

Karroyul: Kelrick Martin Interview

We met with Kelrick Martin whose short film Karroyul has been selected to play in our Lotterywest Festival Films program. 

  • Feature
  • Interview

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Monday 4 January 12.00am

What's Showing Week 7

Week 7 of the Lotterywest Festival Films brings us Tale of Tales and Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance to the big screens. 

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Monday 28 December 12.00am

What's Showing Week 6

This week, Dark Horse: The Story of Dream Alliance opens at UWA Somerville and Blind Date goes over to ECU Joondalup Pines. 

  • Announcement
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