Spotlights: Warwick Thornton

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Warwick Thornton is a Kaytetye man born and raised in Alice Springs. A film director, screenwriter and cinematographer, his debut feature film Samson and Delilah won the Caméra d’Or at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. He also won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Film in 2017 for Sweet Country.

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Warwick Thornton

Brimming with Shakespearean undertones and pathos, Kaytetye filmmaker Warwick Thornton's debut feature Samson and Delilah is both a universal tale and one intrinsically tied to the experience of First Peoples in Central Australia.

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