Three Dogwoof films to have Australian premiere at Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Festival have announced their outstanding program for the 2016 edition of the festival. The festival runs from 8-19 June and will include the Australian premieres of Kate Plays Christine, Weiner and Life, Animated.


A film by Robert Greene
Winner of Sundance Special Jury Award for Writing

This film follows actor Kate Lyn Sheil preparing to play the role of Christine Chubbuck, a Florida television host who committed suicide on air in 1974.

 

'Ingenious' - Variety

'A Fascinating pursuit of understanding the unknowable' ★★★★ - The Guardian


LIFE, ANIMATED

A film by Academy Award Winner - Roger Ross Williams
Winner of Sundance Directing Award
Winner of Full Frame Audience Award

 

Life, Animated tells the remarkable story of how Owen Suskind, a buy diagnosed with Autism, found in Disney animation a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world. Read more...             

★★★★★ "Incredibly moving" - The Guardian

"If you believe in magic, Life, Animated is the potion for you" - The Hollywood Reporter


WEINER

A film by Josh Kriegman & Elyse Steinberg
Winner of Sundance Grand Jury Prize

 

Many politicians have seen their careers careen off the tracks, but few instances have been captured so completely on film as the incisive and painfully funny Weiner.

 

'The gift that keeps on giving.' ★★★★★ - The Guardian

'The best documentary about a political campaign ever made' Grade: A - Indiewire