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MOVIES IN THE VINEYARD Luna Palace cinemas will
start an outdoor movie season at the Cape Mentelle winery,
Margaret River, on December 18. At the time of press, the
movies hadn’t been decided upon. Name your selections at
The FTI (Film & Television Institute) will screen the best 12 entries
from the inaugural Bohemian Shorts competition at a special
outdoor session on February 6. Rules for the competition state
that all entries must be under 10 minutes, have been shot in
Fremantle and use the word ‘Fremantle’ somewhere in the
narrative, so get ready for some uniquely local stories. Screening
at the Bohemian Outdoor Cinema Femantle, visit fti.asn.au .
The annual Movies by Burswood season kicks off on December 2
at the usual Burswood Park venue, but this year, a second outdoor
cinema will also be open. Movies at Stirling starts December
16, in the Stirling Civic Gardens on Cedric Street, Stirling. Visit
moviesbyburswood.com or starlight.org.au/whatson.
INDEPENDENT THOUGHTS Luna Cinemas continues
its season of events bringing top stage shows from Europe
and the US to Perth in big-screen format. Captured live and in
high definition, these shows are as close to being in the theatre
as you’ll get. Upcoming highlights include Zurich Opera’s
production of Beethoven’s only opera Fidelio (December 10-
12), the Bolshoi Ballet’s The Nutcracker (February 12-13) and
the National Theatre’s Hamlet (January 15-16). Visit lunapalace.
com.au . WANT MORE INDIE LISTINGS? Cygnet Cinema
cygnetcinema.com.au; FTI Fremantle fti.asn.au; Galaxy Drive In
galaxydrivein.com.au; Luna Palace Cinemas luna.com.au/index.
php; Piccadilly Cinemas piccadillycinemas.com.
The 2011 Movie Extra TropFest will be on
Sunday, February 20, with entries closing on
January 6. While you can get a look at the finalists
on Movie Extra, don’t forget that WA’s regional Tropfest
event will occur at Geographe Bay. Want to know the
signature item that must feature this year? A key. At
the time of press, exact details of the WA event were
unconfirmed. Visit geographebay.com, tropfest.com.au .
PIAF TOP 3
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SHERRY HOPKINS’ TOP PICKS
Summer Coda Our Somerville
launch film in late November is
from Australia. Starring Rachael
Taylor and Alex Dimitriades, it’s
a romantic drama set among
the stunning orange groves of
Mildura. Until December 5.
Heartbeats This year’s most
popular film at the Sydney Film
Festival. Written, directed and
starring 20-year-old wunderkind
Canadian Xavier Dolan, it’s a
delightful tale centering on a
romantic triangle. December
Life During Wartime This
film by Todd Solondz is a
quasi-sequel to his 1998 cult
classic Happiness. He presents
themes of suburban discontent
and family dysfunctionality as
only he can. January 3-16.
Visit perthfestival.com.au .
With the 35th anniversary of
Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver fast
approaching, a new book takes
you behind the scenes of the
making of the iconic movie, with
the help of hundreds of archive
photographs. Steve Schapiro was
the on-set photographer during
the film’s shoot, and has released
a collection of previously unseen
images afforded by his exclusive
access to the cast and crew. A deluxe
volume, it’s a true piece of cinema
history. Available as one of a limited
edition of 1000 copies, numbered
and signed by Schapiro. Taxi Driver
by Paul Schapiro ($1300, Taschen
Books). Visit taschen.com .
Director Matthew Saville on the Cloudstreet set with Stephen Curry
as Sam Pickles and Geoff Morell as Lester Lamb.
DIARY NOTETHE LONG-
ADAPTATION OF TIM WINTON’S NOVEL CLOUDSTREET HAS
AN ETA OF AROUND MARCH. WATCH OUT FOR OUR ON-SET
REPORT IN THE NEXT ISSUE OF SCOOP, OUT MARCH 4.
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