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Australian Documentary A Fire Inside.
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Energy, climate and corporate ties in Australian documentary

The links between promotion and philanthropy in the documentary sector have a long history. What have we learnt?

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The Angels: Kickin’ Down the Door shows a legacy undimmed

Are we ever going to see your faces again? Yes, in this evocative band documentary by director Madeleine Parry.

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Splice Here director Rob Murphy says film beats digital every time

As projectionist of Melbourne's The Sun theatre for over 20 years, Rob Murphy says film has been 'natively 4K' for…

Roberts and Clooney leaning on each other looking cheesy

Box Office: one Ticket to Paradise, please – and I'm bringing the Super Pets

Sentimental wins at the box office with an ageing star romcom, a bunch of Super Pets and a documentary about…

Fierce Indian woman with glowing eyes

Sanskrit superheroes invade: Box Office

While home-grown magic realism goes phut, Indian filmmakers are charging in with the full Hindu pantheon.

Crowd of characters in red jupm suits in squid game

Netflix Top Tens – a burst of honest figures

How do your tastes compare with the world? Netflix is releasing weekly top tens, with huge numbers. What do they…

Minderoo is part of the Pilbara
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Filmmakers – we need to talk about Andrew Forrest’s new film fund

With Forrest family money, Minderoo Pictures will be a powerful influence on documentary. Filmmaker Alex Kelly advises the sector to…

I'm Wanita
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Documentary: A love story, by Dr Mitzi Goldman

The co-founder and CEO of Documentary Australia Foundation writes about the twelve Australian documentaries competing for this year's $10,000 prize…

Exterior cinema, Sheffield docfest
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Sheffield DocFest implodes - what happened?

The famed Sheffield DocFest, a key destination for makers and audiences alike, is gritting its teeth against bad, bad press.

David Gulpilil doffs his hat
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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…

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