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GZDOC 2019 Golden Kapok Award Jury

Identity:Australian Documentary Director,Writer,Cinematographer
Name:Bob Connolly

Personage introduction

Bob Connolly is an Australian documentary master, writer, and cinematographer. He was nominated for Oscar and won multi awards of international renown film festivals such as IDFA, Cinema du Reel, Yamagata, IDA and etc./Connolly is best known internationally for his documentary trilogy he created with Robin Anderson,  - First Contact, Joe Leahy's Neighbours and Black Harvest. Set in Papua New Guinea and shot over a decade, these three films won 30 international awards, including an Oscar nomination for First Contact. Five of Connolly's six films won the AFI Award - Australia's domestic version of the Oscars - for Feature Documentary./Connolly holds an MA Honours degree from the Australian Film TV and Radio School and has published three books. He is now engaging in his fourth book.