Trailer of the Day: It All Started With a Stale Sandwich

It All Started With a Stale Sandwich is a savvy celebration of the inspirational artworks created for Kaldor Public Art Projects over 50 years, with artists including Christo, Abramovic, Jeff Koons, and Gilbert & George. 50 years ago, Sydneysiders were shocked and the art world astonished by Christo’s wrapping of the Little Bay coastline. Suddenly, one…

MDFF Exclusive! Director Christopher Basile on Kartika: 9 Ways of Seeing

Kartika: 9 Ways of Seeing is a 55-minute documentary film portraying the legendary Indonesian artist Kartika through the lens of Melbourne director Christopher Basile. Still actively painting and sculpting, Kartika is the 84-year-old daughter of Indonesia’s most celebrated modern painter Affandi (1904-1990). Although Kartika’s artistic talent was evident at an early age, she was born in…

The new Kairos trailer packs a punch

A new trailer has dropped for Kairos ahead of the film’s screening at the Melbourne International Film Festival. One of the breakout stars of Down Under (MIFF 2016) and Little Monsters (MIFF 2019), Chris Bunton packs a formidable punch in this trailblazing Australian drama – a rare local film that places both a performer and a…

A devilishly dark trailer has dropped for Maziar Lahooti’s Below

A new trailer has dropped for Maziar Lahooti’s devilishly dark comedy, Below. Starring Ryan Corr and Anthony LaPaglia, Below is a pitch-black comedy with a unique, and uniquely provocative, take on Australia’s controversial asylum-seeker detention system. When darkweb con-artist Dougie lands in the bloody deep end of a scam gone wrong, his gruff stepdad Terry…

Web Series Wednesday: Made For This

Directed by Aaron Warwick Written by Domenic Di Mento, Steven Carnuccio and Daniel Pike Produced by Domenic Di Mento, Steven Carnuccio, Daniel Pike, Waseem Khan and Aaron Warwick Starring Domenic Di Mento, Steven Carnuccio, Bonnie Ferguson, Maha Wilson, Cramer Cain, Waseem Khan, Erin Connor and Tia Naris Co-written by Highlight Pictures The struggle to forge…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #36 | Andrew Garton

Cinema Australia Original Content: In this episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast host Matthew Eeles chats with filmmaker Andrew Garton about his new documentary Forged From Fire which charts the valleys and peaks of the heartwarming project known as The Blacksmiths Tree. On Black Saturday, 7 February 2009, townships north-east of Melbourne were engulfed by firestorms.…