MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL presents
MDFF: Charity Docs / Melbourne Stories / Masterclass
Theme: Charity Docs / Melbourne Stories / Masterclass
Date: 22nd July 2019, Starts at 6:00pm
Venue: Backlot Cinemas, 65 Haig St, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
Title: Forged from Fire
Directed by: Andrew Garton
Description: ‘Forged from Fire’ tells the story of how an Australian and international community of blacksmiths, welders, artists and volunteers responded to the devastating Black Saturday bushfires by creating perhaps the most ambitious public artwork and memorial in Australia – a three tonne, 9.8-meter tall stainless steel and copper gum tree – The Blacksmiths’ Tree.
Title: Healing Through Narrative Therapy
Directed by: Hannah Cairns
Description: In the documentary, ‘Red Sunday’, community members of rural far east Gippsland, Victoria, Australia recount their experiences regarding the devastating 2014 bushfires, which lasted nearly 70 long, unpredictable, and traumatic days.