jeni thornley

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Occupation filmmaker, writer, film valuer, Research Associate UTS
Location Sydney, NSW, Australia
Introduction I am a documentary filmmaker, writer, film valuer and Honorary Research Associate in the School of Communication, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UTS. I am currently working on a digital archival project: ‘memory=film: a filmmaker’s diary’, drawn from my 30 year super 8 collection, and a nonfiction essay-memoir about neo-colonising in the Kimberley, ‘Notes From a Dry Town’. My previous documentary was Island Home Country, produced as a doctorate at UTS and released on ABC TV and a range of local and international film festivals. My documentaries are available online (VOD) at beamAfilm
Favorite Movies Shoah, Our Hitler, Sunless, Remembering Country, Exile and the Kingdom, Night and Fog, Lucia, The Sacrifice, Persona, The Sorrow and the Pity