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Flesh After Fifty: challenging stereotypes of ageing females in film

A program of six films resists older women's invisibility. 'Flicks after Fifty' Programmer Kirsten Stevens says finding them was harder…

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Three feminist documentaries to watch for International Women's Day

Surfers, scientists and activists shine in these terrific films about Australian women. Be inspired, challenged and informed while you look…


AIDC Zooms into its own inaugural awards program

For the documentary community, The Australian Dream is more than a fine picture suffused with controlled rage from Stan Grant.…


Alex Gibney: 'My films are meant to be agent provocateurs'

Named one of the world's most important documentary filmmakers, Gibney spoke at AIDC this week and shared the techniques and…


Feature doc makers fight back against new funding disaster

No dosh at all for less than a $1m budget. There goes the feature documentary sector, even as conventional TV…


Exit interview: Alice Burgin finds joy in changing future

With a unique overview, Alice Burgin concludes that 'good, good people with the right attitude can make huge amounts of…


The AIDC program: pleasure, curiosity and brute realities

The Australian International Documentary Conference is headlined by the idea 'Moment of Truth.' Here are some of our favourite truthful…


Documentary Conference CEO to leave after AIDC 2021

After four years of taking risks and trusting her instincts backed by passionate documentary makers and a determined staff, Alice…


AIDC pitching list points to new visions for 2021

The AIDC's main pitching competition showcases Asian and South American projects which shift the North-South dialogue in global documentary.

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You like them and so do we: a sampler of favourite Screenhub stories

Between Covid and the government's determination to back the free enterprise media, the sector has had its toughest year in…

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