A fascinating feature film about the dynamics of a terrorist attack on the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai headlines the Real Film Festival Oct 26-28 in Newcastle.
The film, One Less God, was directed by Central Coast filmmaker Lliam Worthington and made by New Realms Films, also from the Central Coast. It is told from the perspectives of both hostages and terrorists over the course of the three-day siege in which 175 people were killed and more than 600 injured.
The flick won Best Film at the 2017 Byron Bay Film Festival and the Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Dances with Films Festival in Los Angeles.
It shows at 8pm on Saturday, October 28, at Tower Cinemas in Newcastle.
One Less God also has screenings at Event Cinemas at Tuggerah on Sunday, October 21, from 3.30pm, and at Avoca Beach Picture Theatre on Friday, October 26, at 7.30pm. Both sessions include Question and Answer sessions with the filmmakers.
The Real Film Festival, in its seventh year of screening true stories, includes screenings at Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens and Newcastle this year.
Momentum Generation is the featured film at the festival launch on Friday night, October 26, at Tower Cinemas. The documentary (screening at 7pm) follows the journey of friends who become top surfers, including Kelly Slater, Rob Machado and many more.
Other highlights include:
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