The Industry Association for Australian Filmmakers and Performers in the U.S.
is proud to present an advance screening of
including Q&A via Skype with Director Grant Scicluna
Tuesday, August 9
Chaplin Theatre, Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Reception to follow
*Please do not to register unless you are reasonably certain that you will attend. Though cancellations are sometimes unavoidable, please let us know by 2pm on August 8 if you are no longer able to attend.
The feature follows AFTRS graduate short "Driftwood Dustmites"
Directed by Malina Maria Manckiewicz
Malina was born in Australia in 1992, but spent most of her childhood in the small town of Skierniewice, in the heart of Poland. She came back to Sydney as a teenager where she studied first drama and then directing, graduating from the Australian Film Television and Radio School in 2014. In her final year at the school Malina wrote and directed two short films Deszcz and Driftwood Dustmites under the mentorship of award winning Australian directors: Cate Shortland and Samantha Lang. Malina's work is meditative and observational and gravitates, in subject, to the enigmatic side of familial relationships.
Driftwood Dustmites premiered at Berlinale 2015 and also screened at Seattle International Film Festival, New York International Film Festival, WorldFest- Houston International Film Festival, it recently won Best Achievement in Cinematography at this year's St.Kilda Film Festival.
Australians in FilmRaleigh Studios5300 Melrose AvenueSuite #B211, Bronson Bldg Hollywood, CA 90038Phone: 323 433 1464