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MIFF Film Review: Paper City pays tribute to survivors of neglected tragedy

Australian filmmaker Adrian Francis tries to understand the firebombing of Tokyo in this MIFF Premiere Fund documentary.

Benedict Cumberbatch as Phil Burbank in The Power of the Dog, screening at TIFF
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All the Australian films featured at TIFF 2021

Films by Madeleine Gottfried, Nash Edgerton, Jane Campion, Philip Noyce and Eva Orner have been selected to screen at the…

Maryanne Amacher in Sisters with Transistors. Photograph: Peggy Wells
Features

You should watch... Sisters with Transistors at MIFF Digital

Sisters with Transistors is a highlight of MIFF Digital: ‘The history of women has been the history of silence –…

Before Netflix, Auntie Donna won funding through Skip Ahead. Image: Netflix
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Skip Ahead offers $120k to creative Australian Youtubers

Youtubers will be eligible for up to $120,000 in production funding through Skip Ahead, which is funded by Screen Australia…

Rusaila Bazlamit's Re: Visit Palestine, via Lab Tajbiri
Features

Palestine and guerrilla memorials in the digital age

Lujayn Hourani considers the effectiveness of the game-like temporal memorial, Re: Visit Palestine, in tandem with their own personal memories.

Heath Ledger from I AM Heath Ledger, available on Fox Docos
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Foxtel launches Fox Docos, a new documentary service

Launching 1 September, Fox Docos will 'unfold the story and enhance audience understanding of our fascinating, ever-changing world,’ says Foxtel's…

David Gulpilil doffs his hat
Opinions & Analysis

AACTA finalists prove an extraordinary year for documentary

The 2021 list of feature documentaries in the final nominee list for the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts…

Two producers. Laurel Brunswick and Jessica Parker
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West Coast Visions finds 2021 team for unique low budget feature chance

Jessica Parker, Lauren Brunswick and David Vincent Smith take up the West Coast Visions challenge for 2021.

Lebanese-Australian producer Daizy Gedeon
Features

Playing the strategy game at the Cannes international market

Away from the pain of Lebanon, Daizy Gedeon adapts to the trappings of glamour to raise money for her documentary.

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Castlemaine Documentary Festival to comfort trapped nation

We peruse the lineup of Castlemaine Doc Fest, 'the Festival to go to when you're not allowed to go anywhere…

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