Scott from movietuesdayblog shares with us his impressions from Canberra Short Film Festival. Thank you, Scott!
For your info the festival took place 13-17 September.
Another year, another great festival. These were my top five:
Creating a monster
An insightful documentary exploring the reality of reality television, with a great Q and A with the director after the film finished. In the Q and A we discussed the extent to which docos are constructed. The film reflected on how villains are constructed in reality television, and the impact the creation of the villain has on those cast that way.
The Yak Herder’s Son
This documentary explored the complex issue of the relationship between nomadic yak herders in the mountains of Bhutan and the endangered snow leopard. The film was beautifully shot with cinematography showcasing ragged mist covered cliffs looking down over valley. At its heart was also an interesting moral conflict, between the campaign to save the snow leopard and the impact the leopard has on the lives of the yak herders. There is…
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