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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | August 5, 2020

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AboutKristina Sams, Author at The Creative Issue

Kristina Sams

Kristina Sams

Writing is a passion of mine, hence film has always been interesting to me. The way it constructs a story and brings people together. The way it showcases stunning visuals and raw emotions. The way it is a portal to another world. But mainly, the way it helps me to win on trivia nights.

Posts By Kristina Sams

APT8 CINEMA REVIEW: MUALLAF

February 27, 2016 |

It is in the forgiving that we are forgiven.

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Jack Irish – Back for More

February 18, 2016 |

Noir with an Aussie accent.

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GOMA’s APT8 CINEMA, FYI

February 6, 2016 |

The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art presented at GOMA is a flagship exhibition focused on the work of Asia, the Pacific and Australia. With live action performances, video, kinetic art, figurative paint and sculpture, these works explore culture, social and political ideas.

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Looking for Grace in a Hopeless Place

February 4, 2016 |

‘Looking for Grace’ is the latest screen project by Sue Brooks, the acclaimed director of ‘Road to Nhill’ (1997) and ‘Japanese Story’ (2003). Screened at the Venice, Chicago and Toronto International Film Festivals and with a crew of female filmmakers in tow, the film took audiences on a journey to Western Australia to solve a puzzle with some interesting pieces.

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Room – Life Beyond Four Walls

February 4, 2016 |

It’s not hard to see why ‘Room’, an adaption of Emma Donoghue’s acclaimed novel has struck a chord with audiences.

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Beneath the Surface Lies The Danish Girl

January 23, 2016 |

“The Danish Girl” echoes a history of pain and struggle for acceptance. Sadly, being denied expression as to who you truly are still holds real merit in today’s society. Read More

Keeping Up with the Laws

January 19, 2016 |

‘The Family Law’, a six-part television adaption of Benjamin Law’s book of the same title debuted this past week. The show brings a quirky, inappropriate, dysfunctional but endearing family to the small screen.

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More than an Exposition of Hangovers with Kacie Anning

January 19, 2016 |

We had a chat with creator, director and writer Kacie Anning about the web-series ‘Fragments of Friday’, her experience making it and why now is such an important time for female creatives.

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Venture Into the Abyss With Point Break

January 16, 2016 |

Are you ready to reach the point of enlightenment?

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The Top 15 Biggest Australian Film Moments of 2015

January 4, 2016 |

New Year, so many new movies! But before you go and watch Star Wars again, why not take a trip down memory lane with our pick for fifteen of the biggest Australian film moments of 2015. Read More

Suffragette – Mothers. Daughters. Rebels.

December 22, 2015 |

“Never surrender. Never give up the fight.” – Emmeline Pankhurst (Meryl Streep).

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In the Heart of the Sea – The Tale of Moby Dick

December 15, 2015 |

In the Heart of the Sea, based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s bestselling novel In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, was a celebration of stunning visuals on an epic scale.

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BAPFF Review: Downriver

December 8, 2015 |

“I’ve always had an unhealthy obsession with crime, and true crime, and I just really love getting inside a true crime and asking all sorts of questions of it.” – Grant Scicluna, director.

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