Interview: Thomas M. Wright

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. I found it hard to sleep after watching The Stranger. Anyone who watches the film will find there’s a lot to unpack. The whole experience kept my mind ticking over that night, and for days afterwards. The Stranger is a grim, gut-wrenching…

Cinema Australia Podcast #83 | Platon Theodoris

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Welcome to latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. I’m very excited to be discussing the wonderfully weird, and outrageously funny The Lonely Spirits Variety Hour with the film’s director and co-writer, Platon Theodoris.  The Lonely Spirits Variety Hour follows radio…

Interview: Tracey Rigney

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. In part two of Cinema Australia’s We Are Still Here interview series, we chat with Tracey Rigby – a passionate filmmakers who’s short film, Rebel Art, is one of eight contributions to the new anthology film. Tracey Rigney is a Wotjobaluk and…

Interview: Beck Cole

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Beck Cole’s name may not be as synonymous with indigenous Australian filmmaking as Thornton, Perkins, Blair, Sen or Purcell, but the Warumungu and Luritja woman’s filmography is equally extensive and just as impressive as some of those aforementioned names. Cole’s television…

Cinema Australia Podcast #82 | Kriv Stenders

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Welcome to the latest episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast. It’s been a while since the last episode of the Cinema Australia Podcast, but for those who enjoy listening I’m happy to let you know I will be publishing more regularly in…

Interview: Renée Brack

Cinema Australia Original Content:   Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Interview by Matthew Eeles My mum died of cancer in 2008. She was 48 years old, and I was 24 at the time. I could never imagine being asked questions over and over again about my…

Cinema Australia Podcast #81 | Hannah Barlow & Kane Senes

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Australian filmmakers do a lot of things right. But one thing they do exceptionally well is horror.  Not only do Australian horror films like Wolf Creek, The Loved Ones and The Babadook and timeless classics like Razorback…

Interview: Tim Barretto

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Related coverage: Read our Bassendream review here. Remember the name Tim Barretto. The filmmaker and photographer has been making movies in Australia, Indonesia and India for over a decade, but his debut dramatic feature film, Bassendream, is his most impressive…

Interview: Helen Thomson

Cinema Australia Original Content: Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Helen Thomson has been acting for more than three decades appearing on stage in productions like Mrs. Warren’s Profession for the Sydney Theatre Company, in films like Gettin’ Square and A Man’s Gotta Do, as well a myriad…