Blaze gets an unfairly underwhelming release: box office news

We need audiences to honour our most imaginative filmmakers – Blaze is stumbling and 3000 Years of Longing faltering in the US market.
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Australian cinema tragics have been waiting patiently for Blaze. Causeway Films, started in 2014 by Kristina Ceyton and Samantha Jennings, supported the vision of actor turned auteur Jennifer Kent, creator of The Babadook and Nightingale.  The two are now staunch for Del Kathryn Barton, the Archibald-winning painter turned animator who wrote Blaze as her first feature with Huna Amweero, a screenwriter, presenter and activist. Once again, Causeway is backing some of the most challenging work in our cinematic culture.

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.