We had such a great night for our World Premiere of Bam Bam at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival on Saturday 14th July. The film was extremely well received, not to mention SOLD OUT! There were a lot of laughs and a few tears as people came along on a journey of smashing stereotypes, pursuing […]
Our director, Jemma van Loenen, spoke with ABC Melbourne Radio Afternoons program, chaired by Masterchef’s Matt Preston. You can listen to the interview online below. The interview starts at 1 hour, 30 minutes. Listen (Aired 10th July 2018)
“van Loenen displays the various aspects of Elmir’s personality to the audience exceptionally, showing her as a confident and cocky boxer, an uncontrollable mischief-maker, and an emotional and lonely individual who loves her family.” For a thoughtful and insightful review of Bam Bam from SYN FM hit the link below. Read
Our director spoke about Bam Bam and the upcoming World Premiere at Melbourne Documentary Film Festival with 3RRR’s Breakfasters program. You can listen to the audio below as aired on 5th July 2018. Listen
We love this review from Jake Watt at SWITCH. It is such an informed piece that strikes at the heart of what Bam Bam is all about. Three and a half stars! “…an impressively deep exploration of one woman’s complex identity.” Read Review
Very proud to have Bam Bam selected for the Lebanese Film Festival which takes place from 16th August to 1st September 2018 in Sydney. Bam Bam will be screening on the final night, 1st September @ 6pm. More details to follow. You can find out more about the festival at their website.
“…an absorbing story of an athlete dedicated to their sport, a portrait of an individual fighting for, and fighting against herself.” Read the full Film Ink review via the link below: Read Review
Huge big thanks to The Docs Factor Podcast for their very entertaining and thought provoking review of Bam Bam. “An empowering film… an authentic following of an athlete trying to be her damned best..” Listen Here
The Melbourne Age featured a front page article on our documentary Bam Bam (published 2nd July 2018) and the upcoming premiere at Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. The inside spread can be seen below, or you can view it online here.
Jemma spoke with Annie McLoughlin on 3CR Radio Melbourne’s Showreel program about her craft, filmmaking and the making of her debut feature documentary, Bam Bam. You can listen to the full interview below: (Aired 28th June 2018)