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  • Location: The J, Noosa Junction, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland

Presented by Heart of Gold

Delightful docs

Infuse some warmth into your winter with this group of documentaries that have cheered audiences at the Heart of Gold International Film Festival over the last two years. Inspiring, enlightening and amusing!

Films include:

7500 Miles To Redemption (USA/VIETNAM - 30 mins) PG
A musician and inmates at a maximum security prison find redemption through a simple act of kindness. Their four year journey ends in a powerful story of transcendence.

Mavis (Australia - 6 mins) PG
Mavis, 90 years old, won the Country Woman's Association International Doll competition in 1979. This is the story of how she ensured it never happened again.

Butterfly Man (Australia - 6 mins) PG
The evolutionary tale of Don Herbison-Evans, a man who studies butterflies then experiences a human metamorphosis on the dance floor.

Journey by Heart (USA - 18 mins) PG
An intimate look at a remarkable day care centre for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of memory loss. For those individuals who are losing the ability to communicate through the art of language, Berkeley's groundbreaking Alzheimer's Centre of the East Bay encourages expression and connection through art.

Sunday 13 11.30am $12 The J
Duration: 1 hour.

Downloadable: Full 'The Noosa Longweekend' Festival Programme

Event Name: The Noosa Longweekend
Dates (2008): 4-13 July 2008
Location: various venues and locations throughout the Noosa Shire
Telephone: 07 5474 9941
Fax: 07 5474 9940
Email: info@noosalongweekend.com

Combine arts and culture with sun and sand at The Noosa Longweekend in one of the world's most enviable destinations.  The Noosa Longweekend is an annual 10-day festival of theatre, dance, music, visual arts, food, film, literature and thought-provoking, barrier-breaking forums, that has become recognised as one of Australia's foremost regional cultural events.  The Noosa Longweekend offers a unique cultural experience that engages audiences with a quality artistic program, world-class cuisine, and the stunning natural environment unique to Noosa.   Established in 2002 by prominent Australian playwright David Williamson, his wife Kristin and former Berlin Philharmonic violinist Brett Dean, the festival continues to attract some of Australia's and the world's best artists, performers, writers, film-makers, musicians, environmentalists and commentators.  

The 2008 program includes Amanda Muggleton, Max Gillies, Opera Australia, Circa, Geraldine Doogue, Barrie Cassidy, Maggie Beer, John Buchanan, Kaz Cooke, Hugh Mackay, Monsieur Camembert, The Idea of North, Sara Storer.  Plus an extensive free community program including lots of school holiday activities for kids, teens and families.

Noosa's unique geography and village-style atmosphere provide the inspiring backdrop for this festival that offers visitors beautiful beaches and national parks, fabulous food and culture - nourishment for the body, mind and soul.   A celebration that embraces diversity, The Noosa Longweekend presents a broad program of ticketed, low-cost and free events that entertains, enlivens and inspires its many different audiences.


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