Media, Snow Monkey

Gittoes interview with Real Screen

IDFA ’15: George Gittoes returns with “Snow Monkey” “Snow Monkey is Australian filmmaker and artist George Gittoes’ (pictured, right) latest foray into tracking the tribulations and triumphs within war-torn Afghanistan. The 148-minute film, which was recently acquired by Tel Aviv-based distributor Cinephil, shadows the towering Australian as he persuades Jalalabad’s willing street gangs of children to […]


Snow Monkey Reviewed by Screen Daily

We are thrilled to habe Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic for Screen Daily review Snow Monkey, check out what she has to say: “George Gittoes’ Jalalabad-set documentary Snow Monkeys is an unusual and fascinating film, although its focus can flap around and flag during an extended 148 minute running time (presented at IDFA in a […]


IDFA Press Kit – Snow Monkey

SNOW MONKEY Directed by George Gittoes  Australia + Norway / 2015 / English, Pashtu, Arabic / 148 min. / International premiere   Publicity Contact IDFA: Silversalt PR Thessa Mooij US +1.646.637.4700 NL +31.6.4151.5717    LOGLINE Eager to create art with local talent in the path of the war machine, Australian artist GEORGE GITTOES recruits gangs […]


What the World Needs Now – MCA

Snow Monkey is set for its Sydney premiere at the MCA, Circular Quay this Thursday 19th November at 6pm. “Discover the work of Australian artist and filmmaker and 2015 Sydney Peace Prize winner, George Gittoes, who examines the effects of injustice and global conflict. MCA presents the Sydney premiere of Gittoes’ new documentary Snow Monkey […]