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Have a look at the recap of the 7th edition of Down Under Berlin Film Festival.
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“Excuse me gentlemen, but the guys seem to eat all the cake,” said renowned New Zealand director Jane Campion at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. The New Zealand Film Commission states that between 2011-2016, 19% of feature film development applications that received funding specifically included a female director.
“Down Under Berlin is a chance to deliver Australian culture and film into the laps of the European climate which gives us, as Australian Filmmakers, a brilliant chance to learn and grow.”- Henry Boffin – DUB filmmaker 2013
“Down Under Berlin is an eclectic representation of the many talented Australian artists living and working in Berlin and Australia.”- Diane Busuttil – DUB filmmaker 2013
“A great opportunity to share our work with Melbourne’s favourite European city.”- Matt Richards – DUB filmmaker
“Down Under Berlin is a chance for two cultures to come closer to compare and contrast their traditions of story telling.”- Daniel Biggins – DUB filmmaker 2013
“Down Under Berlin is a wonderful showcase of Australian films in one of the coolest cities in the world.”- Victoria Goodyear – DUB filmmaker 2013
The 6th Down Under Berlin was packed with amazing shorts, documentaries, great indie features but also special presentations like the German premiere of “Hunt for the Wilderpeople”. Besides, it’s the exchange between audiences and filmmakers that makes the festival a special experience each year – see for yourself: