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IF AWARDS 2008 - NOMINATIONS IF AWARDS 2008 - NOMINATIONS
The Black Balloon, with the biggest total of 10 nominations, Men’s Group and Son of a Lion are the three nominees for Best Feature in this year’s IF Awards, which will be presented on Thursday, November 13 at a ceremony on the Gold Coast and broadcast live on SBS TV and replayed on SHOWTIME on Tuesday November 18 and Wednesday, November 19.
  IN DEFENCE OF CINEMA
Melbourne film writer and critic, JAN EPSTEIN, argues a reasoned but passionate case as she rescues modern cinema (eg. Wilde, pictured), from the jaws of premature death in this response to an essay by the celebrated writer Susan Sontag. At the same time, Epstein clarifies the relationship between ‘art / film’ and ‘factory / movie’.
  IN DEFENCE OF CINEMA (cont)
  IS CENSORSHIP LOSING THE WAR TO CLASSIFICATION ?
This week’s decision by the Classification Review Board to uphold the original R classification for Mysterious Skin is made the more important by the pointed terms in which the Board rejected the argument for a ban. Is this a sign that finally the war against censorship is being won by enlightened reason in favour of our system classification, asks Andrew L. Urban.





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