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DADAA SHOWS THE OTHER FILM FESTIVAL

Posted in art, city of fremantle, culture, disability, festival, movie, Uncategorized by freoview on October 6, 2018

 

The Other Film Festival road show is coming to Fremantle for the first time this weekend. Over 2 days, catch amazing films from around the world by, with, and about people with disability.

There is a show on today-Saturday at 11am and tomorrow-Sunday at 8.15pm, so check the sessions.

DADAA is proud to present the inaugural Act-Belong-Commit WA Stories showcase made by DADAA artists and the Screenwest panel sessions to discuss screen culture. Sessions are FREE but bookings are required.

Choose your sessions and book here:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-other-film-festival-tickets-50429228179?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Films and panels are audio described and open captioned. Auslan interpretation available for Session 4 on Sunday 7 October, as well as the panel discussions.

DADAA is in the former Boys School at 92 Adelaide Street in Fremantle.

Roel Loopers

THE OTHER FILM FESTIVAL AT DADAA FREMANTLE

Posted in art, city of fremantle, culture, disability, festival, movies, Uncategorized by freoview on September 25, 2018

 

A deaf mugger takes along his sign interpreter if he wants his victims to understand that they are being mugged. A woman with a prosthetic leg loves shoe shopping. A dog relays the experience of involuntary admission to a public psychiatric ward.

These are some of the compelling stories from around the world that will feature in The Other Film Festival in Fremantle in October. DADAA has teamed up with Arts Access Victoria to bring The Other Film Festival to Western Australia for the first time.

A trailblazing event that features film, presentations and industry panels by, with and about people with disability, this festival has screened powerful and provocative Australian and international films in a fully accessible program since 2004.

DADAA will present The Other Film Festival in the recently renovated cinema at the DADAA Fremantle Hub (Old Boys’ School) on 6 & 7 October.

Along with the curated program of films from the Melbourne festival, DADAA is proud to present the inaugural Act-Belong-Commit WA Stories showcase of the best WA short films made by DADAA artists.

DADAA arts partner Screenwest will present two engaging panels in the festival to discuss and debate aspects of disability screen culture, with leading representatives from the film sector.

The Other Film Festival is changing how the community thinks about disability. The accessible program features audio-description, captioning and Auslan interpretation – and it’s all free to the public! The WA tour of The Other Film Festival is supported by Act-Belong-Commit with Screenwest presenting the panel sessions.

Tickets are free but bookings at Eventbrite please!

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HILTON WINTER FILM FESTIVAL IS ON

Posted in city of fremantle, festival, Uncategorized by freoview on July 5, 2018

 

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HAVE A BARBIE IN WINTER!

The Hilton Winter Film Festival is on and tomorrow and they will be showing Barbeque.

Doors and bar open at 6.30 at the Hilton Community Centre in Paget Street.

More info on Facebook.

 

Roel Loopers

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FREMANTLE WINTER FESTIVALS GALORE

Posted in city of fremantle, concerts, culture, festivals, Uncategorized by freoview on June 11, 2018

 

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The North Fremantle Winter Music Festival is on this Saturday June 16 at MOJOS Bar, the North Fremantle Bowling Club, Port Beach Garden Bar, Railway Hotel, Swan Basement, Swan Hotel and the Guildhall.

See the poster above for the line-up.

 

June 23. Hilton Film fest.

The Hilton Winter Film Festival is on again this year on June 22 and 29 and in July on the 6th and 13th.

Check out the Facebook page for details.

Also in July is the Hidden Treasures winter music festival in Fremantle’s West End.

Roel Loopers

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HILTON WINTER FILM FESTIVAL

Posted in fremantle, hilton, movie by freoview on April 11, 2017

 The inaugural Hilton Winter Film Festival will be held from April 21 to May 12 and showcases award-winning international documentaries from around the world right in the heart of Fremantle’s ‘garden suburb’.

For four Fridays this winter, Hilton’s Progress Hall will screen films that will delight, inspire and provoke questions about life, and how we live on this planet.

Three of the screenings filmed in the most remote and beautiful locations will be West Australian premieres.

Book your free tickets now, click here!

Bar and cinema snacks available.

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NOTRE DAME UNI ACADEMY AWARD AD

Posted in education, fremantle, learning, notre dame university, western australia by freoview on August 27, 2016

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This very impressive full-page advertisement of Notre Dame University in the West Australian caught my eye this morning, as it looks like the promotion of an Oscar winning movie. The Lunchpack of Notre Dame maybe because the Fremantle uni students can enjoy all the quirky cafes and shops in town?

Notre Dame is no doubt a very popular university in Australia and Fremantle as is shown in the Good Universities Guide of 2017 again.

Notre Dame University received five-star ratings for:

*  Overall quality of education

*  Teaching quality

* Learning engagement

*  Student support

*  Skills development

*  Graduate employment

*  Median graduate salary

I love having Notre Dame in Fremantle as it has significantly revitalised the historic West End of Fremantle, and they are a very nice organisation to deal with, as I know from my own experience with them.

Roel loopers

TASHI AND THE MONK TOO GOOD TO MISS

Posted in fremantle by freoview on December 2, 2015

 

 

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There will be a special screening of Tashi and the Monk at Fremantle’s LunaX in Essex Street on December 14 to raise funds for the Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community.

The movie is about the special school in the Himalayas that looks after 85 abandoned and neglected children, so well worth viewing and supporting.

Check the details on the poster above.

Roel Loopers

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FACELIFT FOR FREMANTLE BOYS SCHOOL

Posted in city of fremantle, heritage by freoview on January 8, 2015

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Good to see that heritage conservation works have started on the former Fremantle BOYS SCHOOL at Princess May Park. The City is spending a lot of money on it so let’s hope they will find a new tenant to replace the Film and Television Institute-FTI- which occupied the building for many years. An art film and international films cinema would be nice there.

Roel Loopers

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FANTASTIC FREMANTLE FESTIVAL AHEAD

Posted in city of fremantle, fremantle by freoview on September 22, 2014

I had a preview of the program of the 109th FREMANTLE FESTIVAL, which will be running from October 26 to November 9 this year, and it is HUGE and eclectic. There is so much variety and especially a large number of new theatre, dance and music events, that it will be impossible not to find something to anyone’s liking.

Contrary to previous years the Norfolk Lanes Youth Festival is on Sunday October 26 from 12 noon to 7 pm and not on Saturday.

Also on that day is the Blessing of the Fleet starting at 2 pm and the fireworks at 8 pm.

On November 2 we have Jazz in the Park at Samson Park from 5-7 pm, and Classical Encounters in the courtyards, foyers and halls of Notre Dame University between 12-6 pm.

There are many Black Box Theatre events upstairs at the Spare Parts Theatre in an intimate space for just 50 people, so make sure to book your tickets early for that.

There is also a Japanese Film Festival at the Millenium Cinema from October 29 to November 2 and the Fibonacci Centre will have an open day and the Blinco Street Post Industrial Artists Fair.

Of course the always fun Tweed Parade will cycle through the city and the traditional Wardarnji Aboriginal Festival will be held at the Fremantle Arts Centre on November 8 between 12 and 5 pm.

This is a very impressive looking festival program with heaps of art exhibitions, theatre in the suburbs, etc. that will end with the Street Parade and Diwali Street Dance Party on Sunday November 9.

Let the fun begin!!

Roel Loopers

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FREE MOVIES IN EAST FREO

Posted in fremantle by freoview on March 3, 2014

This Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8, there will be free movies screening on a huge screen with digital surround sound at the John Tonkin Reserve in East Fremantle on Riverside Road.

On Friday The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is on and on Saturday you can watch Despicable Me 2. The movies start at 7.30. Bring a picnic, rugs, beanbag, low chair and enjoy the outdoors.

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