Two gay men and a cheese



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The new, vaguely acclaimed short film from director David Blumenstein and screenwriter Adam Wajnberg.

Is it Australian or Polish?

Artistic or shallow?

Brilliantly satirical or insane?

The answer to all these questions is


Except that the film is Australian and not Polish, despite the writer's and director's Polish ancestry.

David Blumenstein is a well-known gadabout, comic book artist and film director, having been responsible for the short documentary CULTURE JAMMING and the animated epic HERMAN, THE LEGAL LABRADOR (Next Wave Festival, Raindance, Cinequest, SBS-TV). He studied at RMIT's Centre for Animation & Interactive Media.

Adam Wajnberg is a writer and actor who starred as Chuck in HERMAN, THE LEGAL LABRADOR. His next film, ZUCCHINI, will feature him weeping over a loaf of bread. He is currently studying Screenwriting at RMIT.


Screenings of BADLANDS

The Comedy Channel Short Film Festival
28 March, 4 April, 11 April 2005 -- RMIT Capitol Theatre, Melbourne
29 March, 5 April, 12 April 2005 -- ACMI Digital Cinema, Melbourne
15 April 2005 -- Federation Square, Melbourne

Sydney Film Festival
Oz Digital Shorts Program 1
June 18 2005 -- The Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney

Short Crap Film Festival
November 19 -- Glitch Bar & Cinema, Melbourne
November 23 -- FINALIST, Loop, Melbourne



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