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An important film, Circle of Silence tells a complex history with great clarity

18 Apr 2023 | Annette Basile

  This understated documentary takes a little while to find its feet. But when it does, the co-production between Australia and Timor-Leste givesthe viewer plenty to contemplate – from the personal to the big picture political. Shirley Shackleton is this film’s heart and soul. Shirley – co-writer and narrator – is the widow of Greg Shackleton, who was a Channel 7 reporter and one of the Balibo Five. The Balibo Five were a group of Australian journalists who were brutally murdered in 1975 in what was then called Portuguese Timor, just before Indonesia came marching in. There has been no ju...
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The Long Rider comes to Australia

23 Feb 2023 | Demand.Film

A journey of 25,000 kms starts with a single stride. The Long Rider is a film 10 years in the making. Demand Film are excited to announce that The Long Rider is coming to Australian cinemas on 12 Apr...
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Solstice documentary gains widespread screening opportunity through Demand.Film

29 Oct 2022 | Jodie O'Sullivan

The acclaimed Solstice documentary is set to be seen in mainstream cinemas across Australia and the world after being snapped up by a global film distribution company. The locally produced film...
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