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Yallourn Story

Australia, 2006 (MIFF 2006, Animation Shorts)

Director: Dave Jones

Yallourn Story

In Yallourn Story the memories of some of the towns old residents are brought to life with the illustrations of the primary school students. Directed by Dave Jones, winner of Best Animated Short at MIFF 05.


D/P/S Dave Jones L no dialogue TD video/col/2006/6mins

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