“The clouds, the only birds that never sleep.” Victor Hugo (1802-1885)
KOKODA, THE SPIRIT LIVES has been honoured with one of the top awards at the Accolade Global Film Competition based in California.
The citation for the Award of Excellence, Special Mention reads:
"Patrick Lindsay (Australia), KOKODA, The Spirit Lives, Doc Feature: Best-selling author turned director Lindsay weaves vintage footage and captivating interviews from fascinating and robust survivors, to follow in the footsteps of the Diggers, who, against all odds, preserved Australia’s freedom in WWII. Aired on Nat Geo."
We're delighted at the recognition, especially for the stars of the film, the Diggers of Kokoda - now all in their 90s - whose story and sacrifice the film honours.
The film was up against entries from all around the world and made it into the top rank of the competition's awards.
DVDs of the film are available from the Australian War Memorial's store and online platform by clicking HERE
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(From Hamlet (Act I, Scene iii)
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