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TABOO

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Short-Film | Competition




STREAMING: www.cinenso.com

Directed by Olivia Altavilla | Australia 2019 | 14 min | Italian premiere
Language: English with Italian subtitles

 

Taboo is a social drama set in the late 70s, country Victoria. When Sofia, a curious 13 year old girl from a devout religious family discovers that the boy next door has been preyed upon by the priest of their local congregation, she must challenge her strict Catholic upbringing and convince her parents to see the evil hiding behind the good.

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Festival & Awards

The Director
Olivia Altavilla As a recent graduate of Film and Television
at VCA, Olivia's latest short Taboo has screened all over the world including Vancouver International Film festival and being a finalist for the Horizon Award at Sundance. She is currently in post-production for her next short film "Stalling" and is working as a Creative Producer for Eric Tom & Bruce. With a goal to direct films that start conversations, she loves to capture truthful performances and compelling imagery through a gentle approach that is founded on preparation, trust and connection.

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2019

Vancouver International Film Festival

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival 

Sundance Film Festival

 

2020

Salento International Film Festival

Byron Bay Film Festival

Setting Sun Film Festival

Victoria College of the Arts Film & TV School

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