Festival Name: Adelaide Film Festival
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Since it premiered in 2003, the Festival has won acclaim and awards for its innovative programming, established itself as a landmark event and, importantly, helped re-establish South Australia as a leader in the nation's film industry.
Mirroring its significance and status has been the growth of the Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund, which, by the close of this year's event, will have provided assistance to bring 30 Australian works to the screen.
In 2009, we are also pleased to once again welcome to Adelaide the Australian International Documentary Conference, and, for the first time, play host to the National Screenwriters Conference. These important industry events enhance the Film Festival, and provide an additional focus that is both factual and fictional.
The 2009 BigPond Adelaide Film Festival program features more than 150 films from 49 countries. These are stories that provide us with intellectual and aesthetic pleasure; they explore life's trials and melancholy, as well as its wit and beauty.
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