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Film Buff's Forecast - 20 February 2016

February 24th, 2016

Episode 220 of 258 episodes

Film Buff's Forecast is a 2-hour weekly program devoted to the world of film. It's live from 12 to 2 on Saturdays. The show has been a RRR staple since beginning in its current format back in 1981. Regular reviewers include Mark Hartley, Nick Matteo, Simone Ubaldi, Gary Hillberg, Brian McFarlane, Michael Helms, Peter Kemp, Tanya Farley and Paul Byrne. Paul has been the Director of the St Kilda Film Festival since 1999, is the author of two books - The Film Buff's DVD Companion (Text Publishing) and Not Quite Hollywood Handbook (Madman Publishing) - and has worked as an occasional actor - Dogs In Space (1987) , Nirvana St Murders (1990), Love And Other Catastrophes (1996). He also works as a script editor, historian and lecturer. On Film Buff's Forecast today... Kim Beamish, director of the documentary The Tentmakers of Cairo which is screening at ACMI on 24 February. Sabi Paisa from the EuRaw Stories Film Club came in to talk about the club's upcoming screenings. The club specialises in short films from Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Check out the EuRaw FIlm Club website for more info. Nick Matteo reviewed a couple of films screening as part of the Transitions Film Festival - Code: Debugging The Gender Myth and Poverty Inc. The festival runs at Cinema Nova until 3 March. John Lewis and Janette Goodey, the team behind animated film The Story of Percival Pilts, came in to talk about their new film which is screening at Cinema Nova as part of the Annual Animation Show Of Shows. For more information head to www.rrr.org.au/program/film-buff-s-forecast Podcast by Bessie Byrne

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