Why are women filmmakers consistently overlooked in Australian cinema?
It's been an interesting year for issues around gender and film: Patricia Arquette spoke up for equal pay at the Oscars, although her choice of words was problematic for many; and the Cannes Film Festival attempted to redeem itself on the ...
Shock tactics and poor choices undermine the film's noble pretense.
Blessed, the new Australian feature from director Ana Kokkinos, begins with an adolescent shock and awe campaign: two schoolgirls, Katrina (Sophie Lowe) and Trisha (Anastasia Baboussouras), waiting for the morning train swig liquor and swear; 18...
An exhilarating piece of Australian filmmaking.
This tale of Greek Australian Ari - Alex Dimitriades - caught between his Greekness, his Australianness, his gayness and his city of Melbourne - is a brilliant and yet confronting cinema experience. Ari has urges to dance Greek dances, to have...