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Following its world premiere season at MIFF 2015 and the MIFF Travelling Showcase in regional Victoria, MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Putuparri & the Rainmakers has been selected to screen at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival - one of the world's largest factual content events. The film, which won the 2015 CineFest $100,000 Film Prize, continues its tour with screenings on April 7th at Fremantle (WA), 11th at Northbridge (WA) and 20th Randwick (NSW). Click for info and bookings.
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Scott Hicks (Shine) explores the appeal and intrigue of string instruments with a layered documentary that spans the globe, from the modest homes of the musicians who make up the Australian String Quartet to the picturesque violin-crafting township of Cremona, Italy, to Manhattan's Plaza Hotel - home to the Carpenter family, the self-anointed "Kardashians of the stringed world".
Juxtaposing the skill of craftsmen and musicians with the growing interest in the collectability of instruments by the ultra rich, Hicks weaves an involving story of passion, ego and skill.
10.30am, Sunday 1 May
Cinema Nova, Carlton
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