Anthony Maras’ Hotel Mumbai was voted best film and Erica Glynn’s She Who Must Be Loved best documentary at the Adelaide Film Festival audience awards.
Matthew Bate’s The Art of the Game, a hybrid documentary produced by Katrina Lucas, which follows two of Australia’s most innovative photographers – Trent Parke and Narelle Autio – as they bring together the worlds of art and sport in their first ever moving-image work Summation of Force, was deemed best short.
All three were supported by the Adelaide Film Festival Fund.
Icon plans to launch Hotel Mumbai, the thriller about those trapped in the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in the 2008 terrorist attacks, starring Armie Hammer, Dev Patel, Jason Isaacs and Tilda Cobham-Hervey, in April following the Us release via Bleecker Street, which is likely to be in March.
Co-commissioned by Nitv, Glynn’s film profiles her mother Freda Glynn,