Soup cam goes behind the scenes for doco

Callum HunterSouth Western Times
Bunbury Soup Van president Denise Ladhams and photographer Bianca Turri are thrilled with the final cut of the documentary.
Camera IconBunbury Soup Van president Denise Ladhams and photographer Bianca Turri are thrilled with the final cut of the documentary. Credit: South Western Times, Callum Hunter

A documentary that took two years to make will premiere at Maker + Co tonight. It was shot, edited and produced by local photographer Bianca Turri.

Behind the Bunbury Soup Van, as the name suggests, will follow the story of the people behind the Bunbury Soup Van and what it takes to keep the service operating.

According to Ms Turri, her drive to be involved in the community was what led her to make the documentary.

“I like to try and visually communicate with people,” she said.

“Sometimes when people read about things or there’s information they’re looking at, they don’t quite grasp the concept but if it’s visual there’s almost no way around it.”

Thanks to its lengthy production, the documentary will feature footage from all four seasons and pull no punches in revealing the harsh reality of life on the streets.

Bunbury Soup Van president Denise Ladhams was on board with the project and could not thank Ms Turri enough for her hard work.

“I think it’s wonderful because people do have a misconception about what we do and what’s involved,” she said.

Behind the Bunbury Soup Van will premiere at 5.30pm this afternoon at the Maker + Co.

Entry will be a gold coin donation with all proceeds set to be donated to the Bunbury Soup Van.

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