Writer/director Kim Mordaunt has taken out the top prize for narrative feature at the Tribeca Film Festival for ‘The Rocket’. It’s already won Best First Feature and the Crystal Bear at Berlin.
Synopsis: A boy who is believed to bring bad luck to everyone around him leads his family and two new friends through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by the legacy of war, to prove he’s not bad luck he builds a giant rocket to enter the most exciting and dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival.
Kim is also Metro Screen’s former documentary tutor.
The Rocxket also screen at the Sydney Film Festival on 8th and 9th June 2013. For more information and tickets visit: http://sff.org.au
Kim will also been talking at the Apple Store, George Street, with fellow filmmaker Sylvia Wilczynski (Bomb Harvest) on Sunday 9th June. 2pm to 3pm.