Jewish International Film Festival 2017 Program

The 2017 program for the Jewish International Film Festival has launched, promising to be the biggest and best yet! JIFF is building on the long and proud 26-year history of Jewish film festivals in Australia, with the most comprehensive range of...

2 October 2017

Byron Bay Film Festival Returns!

The Byron Bay Film Festival is back for another year with the theme “Cinema for the Senses.” Featuring over 175 films in 6 locations, BBFF is a platform for outstanding independent film talent, showcasing a uniquely rich and diverse program of entertaining, inspiring and thought provoking...

21 September 2017

Top Picks for SUFF 2017!

The Sydney Underground Film Festival is officially underway, showcasing an array of weird and wonderful cinema from around the world. 2017 marks the 11th edition of the festival, with a unique program of quality independent films that transgress the status quo...

15 September 2017

The Shape of Water Crashes Podium at Venice

Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water won the prestigious Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival as awarded by the international jury. From a hot field of 21 films in competition, where any one of five films could have easily scooped...

11 September 2017

Strange Colours, Venice Triumphs

Australian filmmaker Alena Lodkina makes an auspicious feature debut in Strange Colours, which recently premiered at the Venice Film Festival. The colours of the outback are a slowly transforming, shifting an unexpected palette, much like Russian-Australian director, Alena Lodkina’s new...

9 September 2017

The Shape of Water- Venice Film Festival

“Fantasy is always political,” proclaimed Guillermo del Toro following the 15-minute standing ovation for his new film. After a weird sojourn to Pacific Rim and Crimson Peak, the much-loved writer and director of Hellboy and Pan’s Labyrinth is back in familiar territory mixing cruelty, fantasy and romance in...

4 September 2017

Downsizing- Venice Film Festival

The notion of downsizing is both an environmental philosophy, creating a smaller footprint and generating less waste, as well as an economic manoeuvre to create more wealth in retirement. Alexander Payne’s new film, Downsizing, is a mainstream sci-fi satire about what would...

4 September 2017

74th Venice Film Festival

Venice is back! With its faded glory a cliché that has now faded, the oldest continuously running film festival in the world is about to launch its 74th edition. Venice is relevant again, with recent hits that have premiered there going...

2 September 2017

Must-See Films at LIFF 2017

The Lavazza Italian Film Festival is just around the corner! Now in its 18th year, LIFF continues to showcase the best in Italian cinema. With almost 30 films in the program this year, here are our top picks of the festival:...

31 August 2017

Sydney Latin American Film Festival 2017

The 12th Sydney Latin American Film Festival (SLAFF) is almost here, showcasing eight features films, two documentaries and seven short films over 5 days. SLAFF has been the cornerstone for Latin American cinema and culture in Sydney since 2006 and this year’s...

24 August 2017

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