MDFF Exclusive: Looby

Cinema Australia Original Content: Article author: Sean Murphy, Producer “Tell him I said get fucked.” The response came as a surprise – why was this person so worked up when asked about Looby?  To me, Australian painter Keith Looby was a gentle old man; a softly-spoken family friend whiling away his days in a backyard…

MDFF Review: Looby

Directed by Iain Knight and Nick Garner “It’s a fascinating film, especially in an era of increasingly straitened and conservative artistic standards.” Written by Guest Reviewer Travis Johnson Acclaimed and controversial Australian artist Keith Looby is the subject of this fascinating documentary from directors Iain Knight and Nick Garner.  For those outside or adjacent to the Australian…