Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Sam Neil, Judy Davis, Jackie Weaver, Rachel Griffiths, Geoffrey Rush, Bryan Brown and Eric Bana. To name a few. That’s the incredible line-up amassed for DAVID STRATTON: A CINEMATIC LIFE.
A film critic can sometimes unearth an audience for a film that does not have the vast advertising techniques and budget that ensures a mass audience for a major movie, usually from a studio in Hollywood.
Such an excavator is David Stratton whose exuberance for the wide exhibition of quality films, especially those made in Australia, is extolled in this brilliant exultation of local films, DAVID STRATTON: A CINEMATIC LIFE. Continue reading DAVID STRATTON : A CINEMATIC LIFE→
The 26th French Film Festival opens tonight in style at Palaces Verona and Norton Street cinemas with Anna Fontaine’s classy new film GEMMA BOVARY starring two of France’s finest actors, Gemma Atherton and Fabrice Luchini. Fontaine’s film is an adaptation of Posy Simmond’s graphic novel and is a fresh take on the classic Gustav Flaubert novel.
This year the Festival will screen some 49 movies. With so many films to choose from, and only so much time available, it helps to have some guidance as to what films to select.
Sydney Film School has announced a new initiative for its 21st Sydney Film School Festival: for the first time, Sydney Film School festival films will be released online at the same moment they have their premiere screening in Sydney.
Broadening the reach of the Sydney-based film festival, the release will offer audiences worldwide the opportunity to view and share a carefully curated selection of eight outstanding short films from the 21st Sydney Film School Festival: from Thursday 11 December 7pm AEST until Thursday 18 December 7pm AEST only.
Founder and artistic director of Sydney Film School Ben Ferris said “The Sydney Film School community is spread around the world, so it makes sense to screen our films on an international platform. Continue reading Sydney Film School Goes Global→