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2000 IDA/David L. Wolper Student Documentary Achievement Award

By IDA Editorial Staff


A Sense of Smell
Australian Film, Television & Radio School (AFTRS)
Producer/director/writer: Edwina Throsby
Director of Photography: Erika Addis
23 min.

A Sense of Smell follows a young woman to her native Paris. By talking to Parisians, she discovers that her sense of smell is the key to unlocking her memories.

EDWINA THROSBY has studied documentary at the Australian Film, Television & Radio School and will graduate in 2000 with an MA with honors in this field. 


Honorable Mention

Grandfathers and Revolutions
Griffith University Queensland College of Art
Executive producer: Ian Lang
Producer/director/writer: Peter Hegedus
Director of Photography: Ivan Gaal
53 minutes

Andras Hegedus was prime minister of Hungary in the Communist regime. He is still held responsible for calling in the Soviet troops to quash the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. In the reprisal, thousands died and many fled the country. In 1999, his Australian grandson Peter returned to Hungary to ask him about decision that shaped Eastern European history for many decades to come. Grandfathers and Revolutions is a personal journey about the past into the future.