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Growing up, April 25th has always meant the same routine; waking up at 4am, bundling up warmly, putting together a flask of hot chocolate and heading down to the beach with my dad – and in earlier years my beloved Grandmother – for the annual Anzac dawn service. 725 more words

Travel

TIFF15: Leanne Pooley discusses her animated war doc '25 April'

Leanne Pooley’s boundary-pushing animated documentary “25 April” follows six New Zealanders’ experiences during the World War I Battle of Gallipoli in 1915. The battle was an important part of New Zealand history because of how poorly the British treated their colonial forces: underquipped, undersupported troops were deployed in Turkey for what ended up being a pointless bloodbath. 2,039 more words

Film Festivals

Postponed VI0ANZAC Operation from Antarctica Set for August 29-30 Weekend

Postponed VI0ANZAC Operation from Antarctica Set for August 29-30 Weekend.

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Amateur Radio

The Water Diviner REVIEW: "Good on ya, Mate!!"

This is Russell Crowe’s directorial debut which tied with The Babadook for Best Film at last year’s Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards. While most reviewers will say that it cannot really compare with the seminole horror film, this film has its own merits and is a welcomed entry for Russell Crowe to enter the ranks of Hollywood’s directors. 378 more words

Movie Reviews

Viewpoint: Turkey must confront its dark past

Here in Istanbul, in the midst of Turkish celebrations of the centennial of its victory at the Battle of Gallipoli over Allied forces in World War I this past Saturday, Turkey’s flags were flying everywhere. 746 more words

OPINION

Crowds gather in Vancouver to commemorate Gallipoli anniversary

WATCH: The ill fated campaign resulted in more than 130,000 deaths and marked the first major military action by Australian and New Zealand forces during the war. 260 more words

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