Special Presentation - Part II
The World of Samson & Delilah
Saturday, Oct 22 2011, 12:30PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
Co-presented by TIFF cinematheque
Immediately following the screening of Making Samson & Delilah
will be the Master Class with Beck Cole and Warwick Thornton, moderated by Jesse Wente, Head of Film Programmes at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. In this one hour discussion, Jesse Wente explores the creative minds of renowned husband-and-wife filmmakers Warwick Thornton and Beck Cole. This enlightening discussion focuses on their filmmaking, artistic inspirations and the evolution of their creative processes in writing and directing. Throughout their transitions – from niche to increasingly broader audiences – learn about their distinctive artistic visions, cultural underpinnings and approaches to developing award-winning projects. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn from two of the most inspiring Indigenous filmmakers today!
Click here for more information about this Special Presentation and Part I.
Making Samson & Delilah
2009, Australia, 55 min, Digital Beta, PG
English and Warlpiri with English subtitles
Director: Beck Cole
A director, a producer, two teenage actors, a small crew and six weeks in the desert. Throw in an observational documentary filmmaker and the result is a candid and affectionate behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Australian hit feature film Samson & Delilah....more