When a Kurdish poet escapes her oppressive homeland of Iran, she takes her beloved’s birthday gift – “Girl with the Pearl Earring” translated into Farsi – with her on a journey to seek political asylum. Chancing upon a community library, the invitation to ‘take a book, leave a book’ forges a poignant connection between her new landscape and the home she has left behind. Written by Maryam Babaali & Angelo Salamanca and directed by Angelo Salamanca, the film is currently in development. We are very grateful for the support of our generous project partners.
In the mystical Blue Mountains, a paramedic faces his most confronting case – will he follow rules to prolong a patient’s horrific suffering or risk his career by ending the patient’s pain? The film stars actors from some of Australia’s most iconic films and TV shows – Anne-Louise Lambert (‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’), Chris Gabardi (‘The Secret Life of Us’), Beth Champion (‘Brides of Christ’), Tiriel Mora (‘The Castle’), Keiran King (‘Dr Blake Mysteries’), Don Bridges (‘Romper Stomper’), Joanne Samuel (‘Mad Max’) and introducing Andie Isalie. ‘The Last Babushka Doll’ is written/produced by Georgina Luck and directed by Angelo Salamanca. The film screened in Official Selection at the St Kilda, Byron Bay (Best Short Film nominee), San Jose and Yonkers New York International Film Festivals.
Council has commissioned a beautiful new sculpture of the fertility goddess Cybele heralding Spring, but there’s a problem – everyone thinks the sculpture looks like the Mayor in a highly compromising position. The Sculptor is being pressured to change her artwork, until the Hallkeeper comes up with a controversial solution…
Written and directed by Georgina Luck, Jeremy’s Cybele Makeover short film stars actors from some of Australia’s most iconic films and TV dramas – Debra Lawrance (Please Like Me), Don Bridges (Romper Stomper), Drew Tingwell (Winners & Losers) and Belinda Kirwan (Hactresses).