Beatriz’s War in Australian Cinemas


BEATRIZ’S WAR STARTS A LIMITED NATIONAL RELEASE IN AUSTRALIA WINNER: GOLDEN PEACOCK (BEST FILM), 44th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA IN COMPETITION: Adelaide International Film Festival, Byron Bay International Film Festival, Festroia International Film Festival of Portugal OFFICIAL SELECTION: Big Picture Film Festival, Seoul Art Film Festival WINNER: Australian Cinematography Awards Gold Award  (Best Cinematography) & Judges’ Choice Award East Timor’s first feature film BEATRIZ’S WAR (A Guerra Da Beatriz) In limited Release in Australia East Timor’s award-winning first feature […]

Filming of “A Guerra da Beatriz” Completed


Filming has now completed on A Guerra da Beatriz (Beatriz’s War), a collaboration between FairTrade Films Australia and Dili Film Works. The films two directors Bety Reis and Luigi Aqcuisto are working closely with editor Nick Calpakdjian to complete a rough cut by the end of July. The final stage of the film was mostly shot in the village of Kraras in the Viqueque district of East Timor. The cast and crew numbered over seventy people and on some days […]

Film Screenings Update


Dili Film Works and FairTrade Films are continuing their regular Thursday night film screenings at the Fundacao Oriente in Dili to raise funds for the completion of A Guerra Da Beatriz. To keep up to date with films currently screening and information on how to purchase tickets, visit the Facebook page for A Guerra Da Beatriz.