ICE Clips – 2014 | It’s a Wrap

Curated by: Jerome Pearce


Arab Film Festival Australia 2014 Wrap Up

Highlights from the Arab Film Festival Australia in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.


Director: Fadia Abboud
Cinematographer: Reza Taheri
Participants: Audience, Sponsors, Guests
Partners: Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, Parramatta City Council, Kazbah, Mezbah, Screen NSW, World Media International, World Movies, Radio 2mor, MySat, Arabic Pages, Just Pixels, Council for Australian Arab Relations, Arab Bank Australia, Port Bar and Restaurant


Lost in the Woods

LOST IN THE WOODS is the result of a community-based filmmaking project produced in conjuction with Woodville Community Services and residents of the Villawood Urana Street Public Housing Estate.
The residents of Urana Street both wrote and star in this provocative and poignant piece of film.


Cinematography: Vanna Seang
Editor: Vanna Seang
Original score: Jerry Kahale
Original story: Darren McEvoy, Grant Evers, William Fiztieanue, and Son Sriratanakoul
Camera: Vanna Seang, Rudge Hollis, Carlos Hydo, Nicolas Lathouris, and Christian Tancred


Emerging facilitator: Lima Peni aka Listic

In 2014 ICE participated in a national pilot for the Emerging Cultural Leaders program operated by Footscray Community Arts Centre (Melbourne). Lima Peni and Suzanne Nguyen were the Western Sydney participants. This profile introduces you to a talented artist who is ready to further develop his work with community as a facilitator.


Director: Brendan O’Connell
Partners: Footscray Community Arts Centre, Australia Council for the Arts



When Year 8 participants at Granville Boys High School were introduced to short filmmaking through the Granville Selfies project, one young student felt compelled to share a true story. A story of a man taken from his family, never to be seen again.


Director: Hani Allameddine
Partners: Granville Boys High School, Australia Council for the Arts


Subsistent Glamour

Four Western Sydney artists undertook a three-week residency in Good St, Granville to interact with the retail community in answering the question, ‘What’s great on Good St?’. Artist Vinh Nguyen worked with the Family Hair & Beauty Salon to create a three-screen video work that highlights the daily labour and artistry of the stylists' hands.


Director: Vinh Nguyen
Partners: Family Hair & Beauty Salon, Australia Council for the Arts


Soul Benefits Back in the Day

The boys from Soul Benefits wondered what it will be like when they are a bit older and looking back on their lives in Hip Hop. This is a tongue in cheek celebration of the good times and an ode to the Hip-hop life.


Director: Del Ray Fruen
Producer: Christian Tancred
Featuring: Soul Benefits
Make-up: LilyBeth Pineda
Funded by: NSW Government - Youth Opportunities program