FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS SCREENABILITY SHORTS SESSION
17 Jun 2018 | 4.00pm - 4.30pmBook Tickets
Tip of My Tongue
Writer-director Samia Halabi explores her struggles with speaking in this touching story of a Muslim teenager trying to rekindle friendship with a childhood playmate.
A young Australian/Lebanese teenager living in Western Sydney, who has struggled as a child growing up with speech impediment, overcomes her fears through attending speech therapy and working with her dad in his garage.
Director: Samia Halabi
Screenwriter: Samia Halabi
Producer: Lauren Jones, Guido Gonzalez
Cast: Tia Halabi, Johnny Nasser, Joshua Liu
Production Company: CuriousWorks
Duration: 8 mins
In this superb, understated film, writer-actor Daniel Monks (Pulse, SFF 2017) plays a gay man unsure if it’s his partner or his disability causing their relationship to fail.
Director: Stevie Cruz-Martin
Screenwriter: Daniel Monks
Producer: Stef Smith, Daniel Monks
Cast: Daniel Monks, Alfie Gledhill
Production Company: Bus Stop Films
Duration: 11 mins
Intimate Encounters 20 Years On
Almost 20 years later, seven of the participants who participated in the 1998 photographic exhibition called 'Intimate Encounters' by Belinda Mason will share how the perceptions of the world has changed or not around the topic of disability and sex.
Director: Dieter Knierim
Screenwriter: Jyotsna Arora, Belinda Mason
Producer: Dieter Knierim
Production Company: Knierim Brothers Productions
Duration: 12 mins
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FILM: NFSA RESTORES: MY BRILLIANT CAREER (1979)
21 Nov 2019
11.00am - 1.00pm
On an extended visit to her aristocratic grandmother, she meets Harry Beecham, a well-to-do grazier. Sybylla must decide if love will interrupt her plans for a brilliant career.