Lotterywest Festival Films Blog

Tuesday 20 December

Lotterywest Festival Films: The Dancer

Find happiness in the small moments with Paterson, starring Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani and an award-winning dog.

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Monday 19 December

Breaking it down with ... Kishi Bashi

Kishi Bashi is his name and quirky-classical multi-instrumental ditties are his game. He cut his teeth as a touring violinist with the likes of Regina Spektor and Of Montreal, and now he is headed to Chevron Festival Gardens with his own brand of fantastical tunes in tow. We asked some not-so-hard-hitting questions to the man himself.

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Thursday 15 December

Breaking it down with ... Margaret Glaspy

Indie-pop powerhouse Margaret Glaspy captivates with her low slung guitar, ingenuous lyrics and killer pop hooks. We asked the US-import a few questions about life on and off the stage.

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Tuesday 13 December

Lotterywest Festival Films: After the Storm

A beautiful character-driven drama about family tensions laid bare.

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Tuesday 13 December

Lotterywest Festival Films: The Rehearsal

Spiky, funny, and with a gripping finale, this film is about creativity and what it demands of people’s personal lives.

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Thursday 8 December

Politics at the dinner table – interview with Richard Nelson

Playwright Richard Nelson talks about the US election and his recently debuted trilogy of plays The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family

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Tuesday 6 December

Museum of Water – Something in the Water

Still waters run deep for Amy Sharrocks. The ebb and flow of life is distilled in Museum of Water, Sharrocks’ collection of messages in bottles with a grandiose name but a back-to-basics approach to museology.

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Monday 5 December

Museum of Water – The Search Begins

Mei Saraswati tells us about her journey so far as a Museum of Water Custodian – travelling around Western Australia in search of our most precious resource and personal stories.

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Monday 5 December

Breaking it down with ... Jambinai

Fusing traditional South Korean instrumentation with unorthodox heaviness, Jambanai is set to bring their beat of post-rock thunder Down Under – but before that happens, we take a moment to get to know their guitar and piri player Ilwoo Lee.

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Monday 5 December

John Akomfrah and the Challenges of the 21st Century

In this candid interview about art and the world, distinguished British filmmaker John Akomfrah OBE reveals what compels him to address some of the most urgent challenges facing humankind in the 21st century.