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Cinema release across Australia launches on April 12th 2012.

Film Festivals back "national release of niche and art house Australian films" with Life in Movement being the first in cinema release supported through this initiative http://www.adelaidefilmfestival.org/news.asp?i=74

(16:30 to see what the Jury had to say about the film)

Life in Movement wins at Cinedans!

Life in Movement has taken out the Dioraphte Cinedans Jury Award and the joint audience award at Cinedans Festival in Amsterdam. The jury said the film was a "dramatic and moving document" and that Liedtke was "a considerable talent who reminds me of the young Pina Bausch". High praise indeed to the wonderful Tanja Liedtke, about whom the film was made.

The Jury award carries 7500 euro prize money, one of the largest for a dance on film festival.

The audience award also went to Life in Movement alongside another documentary.

Life in Movement - Upcoming Cinema Release!

Closer's new rights management arm Closer Screens has teamed up with Antidote Films to release Life in Movement into cinemas in early 2012.

Life in Movement nominated for AACTA Awards!

In addition to picking up an AACTA nomination for Best Feature Documentary, Life in Movement has also been nominated for an AACTA Craft Award, with Bryan Mason and Sophie Hyde being nominated for Best Director.

Brisbane International Film Festival
Life in Movement screens at the Brisbane International Film Festival on 7th and 9th November 2011

Life in Movement wins ATOM Award!

Life in Movement has taken out the 2011 ATOM award for Best Documentary - Arts.

LiM at the Sydney Opera House
Life in Movement screens at the Sydney Opera House on the 3rd September 2011

Montreal World Film Festival
Life in Movement screens at Montreal World Film Festival from August 19th - 22nd 2011

Life in Movement wins Foxtel Australian Documentary Prize!

The Jury said "The winning film pushes the documentary form in a adventurous direction. It weaves past and present in an innovate way, allowing the viewer to appreciate how art is made and how the work transcends the individual. This film celebrates the lasting effects of a passionate life."

Life in Movement SOLD OUT in Sydney!

The Life in Movement screening at Sydney Film Festival on the 18th is completely sold out!

Life in Movement wins BEST FEATURE at the 2011 SASA Awards!

After an emotional Premiere at the 2011 BigPond Adelaide Film Festival earlier this year, Life in Movement was last week the recipient of Best Feature Film at the South Australian Screen Awards. The prize is 3 screenings at the Mercury Cinema - standby for upcoming show times.

Festival Screenings

The film is gaining momentum on the world festival circuit with some great screeings in the coming weeks. Most notably, Life in Movement is one of only ten films selected for the Foxtel Documentary Prize.
Sydney Film Festival: Official Selection in the FOXTEL Documentary Prize
Screening Saturday 18th June 6:15pm at Event Cinema George Street.
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Edinburgh International Film Festival: Official Selection
Screening: 16th and 19th June
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Sheffield Doc/Fest
Screening 09 Jun 20:30 Showroom 2 & 11 Jun 12:25 Library Theatre
For bookings visit the site below.

One-hour version and Study Guide coming soon

We are nearly finished the one hour version of the film. This will make international TV screenings more likely. To compliment both versions, Australian Teachers of Media are creating a Study Guide, which will be available to download soon.

Bigpond Adelaide Film Festival
Life in Movement premiered at Bigpond Adelaide Film Festival on 3rd and 5th March 2011

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