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Us critics laud Aussie documentaries

Mark Hartley.s account of the rise and fall of the maverick founders of Cannon Films is getting rave reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Meanwhile Eddie Martin.s documentary on the rise and fall of star skateboarders Tas and Ben Pappas has been hailed by one leading Us critic.

Umbrella Entertainment is planning event screenings of Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films, with Q&As hosted by Hartley, at the Dendy Newtown and Cinema Nova Melbourne in October.

Martin.s All This Mayhem, which has just been nominated for best feature doc at the Aacta Awards, has grossed $136,000 since its launch on limited screens in July via eOne.

Variety.s Scott Foundas rated Hartley.s film as .faster, sleeker and more out-of-control (in a good way). than Israeli director Hila Medalia.s The Go-Go Boys, which premiered in Cannes.

Electric Boogaloo .ambles anecdotally through the

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