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This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The BFG,’ ‘The Measure Of A Man,’ ‘Central Intelligence,’ and ‘The Wait’. This episode also contains interviews with Steven Spielberg, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, John Cabrera (Melbourne WebFest), Thomas Caldwell (MIFF), Jack Sargeant (Revelation Film Festival), Emma Vestrheim (Scandinavian Film Festival), Em Baker (‘Spoke’ ), Jason Burrows (‘The Member’), Nora Niasari (‘The Phoenix’), Jeff Hann (‘The Coffee Man’), Kier-La Janisse (Monster Pictures), Perri Cummings (‘Trench’) and Paul Anthony Nelson (‘Trench’).

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The Phoenix

The Phoenix (Simorgh) is a short film from filmmaker Nora Niasari, who was born in Iran but moved to Australia. The Phoenix, which screened at MIFF in 2015, screens with Mustang at the Nova cinema during Refugee Week. Greg spoke to director Nora Niasari to find out more about Manouchehr Farid, the star and subject of the film, and about some of the challenges in shooting this drama that blurs the line between fiction and documentary.

You can listen to or download our Nora Niasari interview right here.