iRony, which will be played at the next Seasonal Film Series Screening and during the November’s Strasburg Film Festival is a fantastic and scary film.
It’s a film that explores the relationship between man and technology…told from the perspective of a phone.
Variously described as an Animation, an Experimental Film, a Narrative, a Documentary or a Film-Poem depending on who you speak to, this hand-drawn animated film is based on the poem ‘Seven Billion’ written by the film director,Radheya Jegatheva, who won two National poetry awards in Australia:
- The Young Australian Writer’s National Award for Poetry (selected out of a field of 30,000)
- Karen W Treanor Poetry Award (Youth)
Director Biography – Radheya Jegatheva
Radheya Jegatheva is a young Perth based Australian filmmaker who was born in Johor, Malaysia in 1999 to parents of South Korean and Malaysian ancestry. He is a 2nd year Bachelor of Commerce and Arts student at Curtin University in Western Australia.
Radheya’s films have played at film festivals in 6 of the world’s 7 continents. Only Antarctica remains.