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Just ten days to go until Cinema Reborn 2023
It has taken some time but we've almost settled just who will be introducing each of our programs at their main evening or weekend screenings.
Here's the rundown as we know it. You can check session times and make bookings for all films at the Ritz website IF YOU CLICK HERE
SHOESHINE will be introduced by Noa Steimatsky film historian and author of The Face on Film and Italian Locations: Re-inhabiting the Past in Postwar Cinema
IEOH ISLAND will be introduced by Dr Russell Edwards currently teaching film studies at Monash University and a former advisor to the Busan International Film Festival
I BY DAY YOU BY NIGHT will be introduced by John McDonald film critic for the Australian Financial Review and art critic for the Sydney Morning Herald
THE MOTHER AND THE WHORE will be introduced by David Roe who has worked on some of the most renowned Australian films since the 1970s
DETOUR will be introduced by Richard Brennan whose producer credits include Homesdale, Mad Dog Morgan, Love letters from Teralba Road, Long Weekend and Newsfront
RUGGLES OF RED GAP will be introduced by Geoff Gardner, Chair of the Organising Committee of Cinema Reborn
LA PISCINE will be introduced by John Duigan director of The year My Voice Broke, Flirting, Lawn Dogs and Careless Love among many others.
MAUVAIS SANG will be introduced by Ivan Cerecina an independent researcher and film writer who is currenbtly writing a book on the idea of montage in post-war French Cinema
THE LONG FAREWELL will be introduced by Margot Nash a film-maker and Visiting Fellow in Communications at the University of Technology in Sydney
BLACK GIRL will be introduced on video by Samba Gadjigo, Professor of French at Mount Holyoke College Massachusetts and the director of a documentary on Ousmane Sembene
THE TRIAL will be introduced by Lynden Barber a Sydney based freelance journalist specialising in film and a former Director of the Sydney Film Festival
VARIETY will be introduced by Angelica Waite a film programmer and member of the Organising Committee of Cinema Reborn
THE LAST EMPEROR will be introduced by both Linda Jaivin and Professor Jing Han, two experts in Chinese cultural and political affairs
SUNRISE will be introduced by Quentin Turnour a specialist in silent film programming and a member of the Organising Committee of Cinema Reborn
BLIND SPOT and SERIOUS UNDERTAKINGS will be introduced by Professor Jane Mills an author with a wide range of experience in film production and Helen Grace director of Serious Undertakings
TENDER MERCIES will be introduced by the film's director Bruce Beresford
With a touch of pride that each of these has been entrusted to us we can advise that the screenings of MAUVAIS SANG, SERIOUS UNDERTAKINGS and RUGGLES OF RED GAP will be world premieres of 4k restorations. In the case of our sole Australian film Helen Grace’s SERIOUS UNDERTAKINGS, which plays in a double bill with Claudia von Alemann’s 1980 German feminist classic BLIND SPOT/DIE REISE NACH LYON the restoration work has been supervised by Helen, her Director of Photography Erika Addis and Ray Argall of Piccolo Films in Sydney.
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Cinema Reborn is an organisation devoted exclusively to exploring the Cinema's heritage. It is managed and organised by a group of dedicated film professionals here working solely on a voluntary basis to assemble an annual selection of cinema classics from around the world.
Cinema Reborn has relied, since its inception, on the generosity of donors who support our aims and are committed to the annual project of bringing cinema classics back to a big screen in perfect new digital copies. Without such support the event could not be presented.
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