Ellie & Abbie first Australian feature to open MGFF

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Ellie and Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) set to be the first Australian feature to open Mardi Gras Film Festival in its 27 year history. Queer Screen’s 27th Mardi Gras Film Festival will open with an Australian feature for the first…

Cinema Australia Podcast #41 | Focus on 2019

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Believe it or not, this is not a Podcast about beards. Instead you’ll hear me, your host Matthew Eeles, chatting with film writers Travis Johnson (Celluloid and Whiskey, ABC) and Andrew Peirce (The Curb) about all the…

Exclusive Clip! Kairos

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Cinema Australia readers have been treated to an exclusive clip from Paul Barakat’s Kairos. Chris Bunton packs a formidable punch in this trailblazing Australian drama – a rare film that places both a performer and a character…

Australian animated film Alice-Miranda Friends Forever premieres today

The fun new animated children’s film Alice-Miranda Friends Forever premieres today, 2 December, on Stan. Based on the beloved children’s books from Australian bestselling author, Jacqueline Harvey, it’s an 80-minute treasure trove of marvellous mysteries, midnight feasts and pyjama parties. Alice-Miranda is an extraordinary young girl, who at the age of nine and three quarters has…

Vote for your favourite Australian film of 2019!

The annual Cinema Australia Audience Award has returned for 2019. 2019 has been a great year for Australian cinema which included big films like Hotel Mumbai, The Nightingale and Ride Like a Girl, independent gems like Reflections in the Dust, Suburban Wildlife and Locusts, and some of the best documentaries of the last decade with…