Quick Glimpse at the Program for Sydney Film Festival 2011
A little confusing to work out what my subscription will include but it looks like
Sing Your Song (documentary about Harry Belafonte now in his 80's)
Sleeping Beauty (australian premiere competition film Director/Author Julia Leigh mentored by Jane Campion)
POM Wonderful: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (Murton Sporlock)
Even The Rain (Gael Carcia Bernal in a Mexican film scripted by Ken Loach collaborator Paul Laverty)
Tabloid (Docuementary Director God Errol Morris His Film The Thin Blue Line is legendary for solving a crime.)
The Forgiveness of Blood (From the director of SFF 2004 film Maria Full of Grace which was a great film)
Cedar Rapids (American Comedy staring John C Reilly and Ed Helms)
Project Nim (A film about a chimpanzee raised by humans - documentary by the Director of Man on Wire)
A Separation (Iranian Film - they are always great)
Three (Tom Tkywer's latest - enough said - The director of Run Lola Run)
The Tree of Life (Directed by Terrence Malick, you need more, Sean Penn and Brad Pitt - work for you?)
Win Win (Paul Giamatti in a film by Tom McCarthy who directed one of my SFF 2008 Favourites The Visitor)
Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami's novel bought to life with Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead doing the score)
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (From teh diretor of Bus 174 and Elite Squad should be fast-paced and tense)
Toomelah (Selected for Cannes, Ivan Sen directs - Beneath Clouds was sucha great film)
The Guard (Irish Comedy staring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle)
Meek's Cutoff (a revisioning of the american western)
The Salt of Life
More once I have had a chance to look over the full program.
June Film Festival Month is coming!
Sunday, May 8, 2011
A week has passed since I returned from the annual knitting retreat put on by the wonderful ladies at C.R & K Daisy Designs in Fairy Meadow.
Photos above and below.
I have been absent from the blog due to technical difficulties
In the meantime I might have acquired a drum carder some yarn and fibre
Yarn and fibre above - drum carder and spinning outcomes below