Australian documentary filmmaker, singer-songwriter and humanitarian Bonet is part of the official selection of the Bare Bones Music & Documentary Film Festival.
– Angelena Bonet
SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA, February 21, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Australian filmmaker, Angelena Bonet, has just been announced in the Official Selection at the 2022 Bare Bones International Music and Film Festival for his latest feature documentary “Angelena: female warrior“. This film is her fourth installment in her tetralogy of feature films and the fourth year that Angelena has been part of this film festival. She has already won for her short documentary”change the world“, the other two films of the trilogy and the music videos for “Change The World” and “Break The Chain”, which appear in the films. She participated in the festival in April 2018 before the world premiere of “Angelena: Change The World “. in Toronto during Hot Docs. She received the “Domestic Violence Prevention Network Salute Award” in 2020, but due to the global pandemic and international flight cancellations from Australia, Angelena was unable to attend. the event in person.
Her documentaries chronicle her life until today and her humanitarian work, which she produced, directed and edited in their entirety. Her soul mate and fiancé of three days, Erick Deeby, died suddenly and unexpectedly in August 2007. He had written and recorded instrumental music for her between 2005 and 2007. Bonet then wrote the lyrics and melody for his music after his devastating death. and during his time of deepest grief. Then on May 26, 2012, she was the victim of a violent attack and was kidnapped and gang-raped but miraculously survived the attempted murder in Melbourne, Australia. Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the heinous crime, orchestrated by someone she knew and trusted, she is now ready to share her story. The music she co-wrote with Deeby became the soundtrack for her films and also won numerous “Best Soundtrack” awards around the world.
Now ready to share her story, Angelena recently released her short film “Change The World” on YouTube to make it available to everyone for free. She realizes that many women and girls who could benefit from her voice and transparency may be financially disadvantaged and wants to inspire them. Domestic violence has increased dramatically since the start of the global Covid-19 pandemic and many victims are confined with their abusers. Angelena hopes to reach these women and give them hope and assure them that there is light at the end of the tunnel and that they are certainly not alone.
Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival is dedicated to screening feature film projects with budgets under $1 million. Their philosophy is to promote and support the efforts of low budget filmmakers and producers. They treat everyone the way they would like to be treated and give them lots of encouragement. The festival is a spring break and networking opportunity for actors, writers, filmmakers and producers. The small town experience will give visitors a break from the hustle and bustle of a big city. In the city of Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA, everyone greets you with a smile and a friendly “hello”!