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At the recent Sydney Film Festival four new Australian screen adaptations premiered: Last Cab to Darwin, The Daughter, Ruben Guthrie and Holding the Man. Holding the Man shares a lineage via the Griffin Theatre with some lasting screen adaptations; The Heartbreak Kid, Lantana (Speaking in Tongues) and The Boys all started as plays on that stage.


Writer Tommy Murphy unpacks the experience of adapting Holding the Man for the stage and the screen here.

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The Persian Film Festival opens 3 Sept with the Australian Premiere of The President fresh from Venice-Orizzonti Film Festival, BFI London and Chicago International Film Festival. The festival runs till 06 Sept at Norton St cinemas Leichhardt. 


Check out the festival trailer.  Check out the rest of FFA.





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