Wurinyan to screen in Cannes

Rising stars Mark Coles Smith and Genna Hayes are headed to Cannes next month to screen their short film, Wurinyan, as part of Cannes’ Festival Corner.

Shot entirely in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, the short, which runs at 34 minutes, also stars Christine Anu, Rarriwuy Hick and Peter Mochrie.

Wurinyan was directed by Hayes, executive produced by John McGrath and Paul Ralph and shot by DOP Rupert Brown.

“This was a passion project for many of us involved, and to access a global audience at the most prestigious film festival in the world and spread awareness about these issues is incredible,” she said.

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Source:  If.com.au