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Western Waves WA Film Festival - Friday

City of Perth, supported by Screenwest proudly present Western Waves, a celebration of Western Australian feel-good feature length film, short film and musical performances. WA’s striking landscape with its harshness and beauty inspires many of the stories while the iconic humour that has become a hallmark of ouridentity shines through in these delightful films, which represent only a slice of the diversity of Western Australia and the experiences of its people. 

Friday 5th April
7.45pm George Jones and the Giant Squid | 14 min | 2012 | Dan Osborn & Vincenzo Perrella
In the waters of a distant island there lurks a giant squid. When his mother disappears, young George Jones begins his hunt for the beast, and will risk everything to find the truth.

8pm Top Knot Detective | 2017 | M | 87min | Aaron McCann & Dominic Pearce
This mockumentary explores the tale of how the outrageous Japanese TV show Top Knot Detective made it to Australian screens in the late 90’s. In this joint Japanese- Australian production, the mystery behind Takashi Takamoto, the creator and star of the absurd series, is unravelled through interviews with the cast and crew.  


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    Event Showings

    Thu 4 - Sun 7 April 2019 | 7.45pm to 9.30pm

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    Free event

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    Corner Lake St and James St

    Northbridge WA 6003

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