World Premiere

Akolkol Dastan Gesa

Film & Multimedia / Film
WA
Scaled fringe
Akolkol Dastan Gesa means "story" in Dinka, Dari and Arabic. These short film works were made by young people from an Intensive English Centre in collaboration with artists Poppy van Oorde-Grainger, Scott "Optamus" Griffiths and David Vincent Smith. This project is supported by Beyond Empathy, Aranmore Catholic College, DADAA and Community Arts Network and has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

Presented by:
Poppy van Oorde-Grainger

Poppy van Oorde-Grainger is a filmmaker and artist specialising in collaborating with communities. Her work has been broadcast on Nickelodeon, SBS and ABC and presented at numerous festivals including London International Festival of Theatre, Japan Media Arts Festival, ImagineNATIVE in Canada and Ars Electronica in Austria. Poppy won the Fremantle Print Award in 2002 and the Australia Council Kirk Robson Award in 2010.

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The Backlot Perth

The Backlot Perth is a purpose built private screening room for film and presentations. Nestled between Northbridge and Leederville, on the outskirts of Perth's CBD, The Backlot Perth features a 50 seat screening and presentation room, lounge and bar area, providing plenty of options for hosting guests. we can tailor the venue services to meet the specific requirements of each individual client. From recent movie releases to corporate digital presentations to DVD/Blu-ray. The Backlot Perth is equipped to show it all.

21 Simpson Street, West Perth, 6005, WA

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21 Simpson Street, West Perth, 6005, WA

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The Backlot Perth

21 Simpson Street, West Perth, 6005, WA

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Content Warnings

Age Suitability: M

Coarse Language: Mild

Sexual References: Mild

Depicts Violence: Mild

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