Aritcle by Daniel Bateman in The Cairns Post

A CAIRNS filmmaker has the world in his lens, debuting a movie at the Berlin Film Festival.

Reflecting on his achievement: Rima Tamou’s film First Contact will screen at the Berlin Film Festival next week. Picture: JAKE NOWAKOWSKI

Rima Tamou, 46, will be at home at Manunda when his short film First Contact is screened as part of the omnibus film Embargo Project in Berlin this week.

First Contact features non-actors speaking in traditional Girrimae language – a challenge given to him by other filmmakers within the project.

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