Film Finance Corporation Australia (FFC) today gavefinal approval on its investments in the animated feature $9.99 and a feature-length documentary investigating discreditedauthor Norma Khouri.
The stop-motion animation for adults, $9.99, is the first officialbig-screen co-production between Australian and
Fortissimo will handle international sales and DendyFilms the Australian release. According to the synopsis it weaves togetherstories from the residents of a
The FFC has also approved investment indirector/writer/producer Anna Broinowski'sfeature-length investigative documentary about the furore surrounding the book Forbidden Lies, which was outed as aliterary hoax by the Australian media in mid-2004.
Khouricontinues to claim that the book tells the true story of a childhood friend whowas killed by male members of her Muslim family as a result of her chasterelationship with a Christian man.
Sally Regan is producing alongside Broinowski,Becker Films has international sales rights, and Palace will release the filmlocally.
The FFC has only recently begun to invest infeature-length documentaries. It's partners in thisone include the Adelaide Film Festival, the South Australian Film Corporation,ABC TV, sales agent Becker Films and local