MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS
Australian Features @ Cinema Nova (Sun 16 July)
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DOORS OPEN 2:30PM. 3pm Session 1 // 5pm Session 2 // 7pm Session 3 // 9pm Session 4
THE GATEWAY BUG
TUNNEL VISION & SECRET MATTERS
THE CINEMA TRAVELLERS
3:00PM - 5:00PM - SESSION 1
The Gateway Bug
1hr 24 minutes
Director: Johanna B. Kelly
Description: Over 2 billion people on earth eat insects for protein. The Gateway Bug explores how changing daily eating habits can feed humanity in an uncertain age, one meal at a time.
5:00PM - 7:00PM - SESSION 2
Director: Ivan Hexter
Description: Tunnel Vision tells the extraordinary story of the Melbourne community campaign to stop the $18 billion East West Link toll road.
Director: Janos Zoltan
Description: Secret Matters opens a door to the reclusive award winning writer, Gerald Murnane's hidden world and leads us to his passion.., to a faraway culture and a love affair.
Q&A with Janos Zoltan and Ivan Hexter
7:00PM - 9:00PM - SESSION 3
1 Hour 33 Minutes
Director: Mat de Koning
Description: A band of best friends, a roadie that wanted to be a rockstar, a documentary ten years in the making.
9:00PM - 11:00PM - SESSION 4
The Cinema Travellers
1 Hour 36 Minutes
Director: Shirley Abraham
Description: Showmen riding cinema lorries have brought the wonder of the movies to faraway villages in India once every year. Seven decades on, as their cinema projectors crumble and film reels become scarce, their patrons are lured by slick digital technology. A benevolent showman, a shrewd exhibitor and a maverick projector mechanic bear a beautiful burden - to keep the last traveling cinemas of the world running.