Ben Eltham | My Cup of Tea: Taxpayer dollars head to Hollywood


Recently there’s been a few big-budget film’s coming out of Australia and even if you haven’t seen Baz Luhrmann’s Australia, you’ve at least heard of it.

The government points to its increased funding to explain the new wave of success stories coming out of the Australian film industry. But how much this is Hollywood and just how much support are our local film industry getting?

Ben Eltham examines rhetoric and reality in Crikey here.

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