Search News

See all news
News

Ari Wegner and Warwick Thornton headline ACMI's Light exhibition

The Oscar-nominated cinematographer and award-winning filmmaker will feature in the upcoming ACMI exhibition.

StarsStarsStarsStarsStars

The Drover's Wife review: a terrific Outback Western

Writer-director Leah Purcell casts fresh eyes on the dangers a woman alone might face in nineteenth-century colonial Australia.

Career Advice

Want to be a director? Erin Good says 'get a side hustle'

The screenwriter and director says if you want to direct in Australia, you have to keep making things and observing…

News

St Kilda Film Fest reveals lineup

Catch poetic documentaries, boundary-pushing animation, and re-imaginings of dark history at the 39th St Kilda Film Festival.

A Wild West myth of Australia persists even now. Image: Paramount.
Features

Crocodile Dun-don't: confessions of an Australian film critic abroad

‘Australian art cinema' is a concept many overseas programmers have a hard time understanding – or even believing.

News

When the Camera Stopped Rolling: giving Lilias Fraser the recognition she deserves

Lilias Fraser is a name all Australian film buffs should know – her daughter Jane Castle delivers a fitting tribute…

News

Australia's visionary unionist films revived for Cinema Reborn festival

In the 50s, a small group of Australian filmmakers set out in a custom Kombi Van to document the working…

News

Australian feature Bosch & Rockit releases official trailer

A young father goes on the run for dealing drugs while his 13-year-old son believes they're going on a magical…

News

River director Jennifer Peedom: 'Our attempts to control rivers have begun to backfire'

River explores the waterways of 34 countries, from drone footage deep within, and – thanks to NASA – high above.…

StarsStarsStarsStarsStars

Film Review: River is a visual spectacle

Jennifer Peedom’s documentary sequel is awash with beautiful images but might struggle to reach the heights of its predecessor.

1 2 3 4 5