TANNA

Synopsis: 
In one of the world's last tribal societies, a young girl breaks off an arranged marriage to run away with her lover, setting off a war that threatens the tribe's future.

Screenings

Saturday
April 01 5:45 pm
Cinépolis Multiplaza Sala 8
Tuesday
April 04 2:00 pm
Sala Mastercard - Teatro Balboa
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Bentley Dean, Martin Butler

After working as a freelance director and cinematographer, Bentley Dean went on to make a number of award-winning powerful social documentaries including Anatomy of a Coup (2002), The President Versus David Hicks (2004), The Siege (2007) and A Well-Founded Fear (2008). In 2009, he teamed up with Martin Butler to make Contact. They made the four part documentary series First Footprints about Australia’s 50,000 year Aboriginal history in 2013. Tanna (2016) is their most recent collaboration. Martin Butler spent 25 years producing award winning documentary reports on ABC’s Four Corners and Foreign Correspondent, and SBS’s Dateline. In 2009 he teamed up with Bentley Dean to make Contact, a film about the last first-contact in the Western Desert of Australia. They made the four part documentary series First Footprints about Australia’s 50,000 year Aboriginal history in 2013. They have been making Tanna since then.