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What are the Stars Saying About Whitney Houston

By Greg Hernandez

HollywoodNews.com: Aretha, Barbra, Cher, Janet and JLo among others on Whitney. “She had everything, beauty, a magnificent voice. How sad her gifts could not bring her the same happiness they brought us,” said Barbra Streisand.

My feelings about Whitney!Life is hard 4 everyone,Sadness Disappointment, Loss,Fear,insecurity,Loneliness, Imagine Doing It In A Spotlight, said Cher.

Aretha Franklin

I just can’t talk about it now. It’s so stunning and unbelievable. I couldn’t believe what I was reading coming across the TV screen.

Aretha Franklin

My heart goes out to Cissy, her daughter Bobbi Kris, her family and Bobby.

Janet Jackson

Please cherish life and those around you. Tomorrow is never promised.

JLo Jennifer Lopez

Such a loss. One of the greatest voices of our time. Sending out prayers to her family… #R.I.P.Whitney.

Ricky Martin

Rip Whitney Houston. Sending my
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The Palace wins best Australian short film at Flickerfest

A film set during the 1974 Turkish innovation of Cyprus has won Flickerfest’s Best Australian Short Film.

It marked a successful day for the film, which also won best screenplay for a short film, and best fiction short film at the Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts (AACTAs) earlier in the day.

The Palace, written and directed by Anthony Maras and produced by Maras, Kate Croser, and Andros Achilleos won took out the local competition at the Festival, now in its 21 year.

In The Palace a Cypriot family takes refuge in an abandoned Ottoman era palace as the Turkish forces advance. A young Turkish conscript games face to face with the family and confronted with the brutality of war.

The film has previously won best short film at both the Melbourne and Sydney Film Festivals and the audience award at Adelaide Film Festival.

The special Jury Award went to the film Julian,
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Flickerfest announces world and Australian premieres in local program

Bondi’s Flickerfest has announced its Australian program with both World and local premieres on its list of 45 films.

The festival is in its 21st year, and is an Oscar-accredited festival for short films, with world and Australian premieres from the likes of Antony J Bowman, Nash Edgerton, Matthew Jenkin, Mike Hoath, Zak Hilditch and more.

Bronwyn Kidd, Flickerfest’s festival director said: “It’s fantastic to discover and celebrate such great Australian short film making talent in the festival again this year. Flickerfest is proud to be a platform for bold compelling stories told by fresh new storytellers with new perspectives on cinema and the telling of Australian stories on the screen. We look forward to sharing these amazing stories with audiences both over our ten day festival in Bondi and across Australia on our 37 venue national tour.”

Having it’s world premiere is Three Sixty, written and produced
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