Production underway in Coober Pedy on Ivan Sen’s desert noir Limbo starring Simon Baker

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Production is underway in South Australia’s iconic underground mining town of Coober Pedy on new feature film Limbo from Australian auteur Ivan Sen (Mystery Road, Goldstone, Loveland), produced by Bunya Productions (Sweet Country, Mystery Road: Origin, True Colours). Limbo stars AACTA…

Interview: Penelope McDonald

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Filmmaker Penelope McDonald’s intimate documentary, Audrey Napanangka, showcases the heartwarming story of Warlpiri woman, Audrey Napanangka and her Sicilian partner Santo as they navigate through colonial systems to keep the children they care for together. Audrey Napanangka was born at a time when…

Adam Piron, Emma Booth, Melissa Kelly and Meyne Wyatt join Tony Ayres and Richard Roxburgh on CinefestOZ Film Prize jury

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. CinefestOZ Film Festival has revealed the full line up of Jury members who will decide on the winner of the prestigious $100,000 Film Prize – the country’s richest film award for an Australian production – recognising excellence in Australian filmmaking at…

Interview: Mark Hartley

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. When Mark Hartley’s video connected during our recent Zoom interview, the first thing I noticed was his enviable collection of Australian movie posters which lined the wall behind him. Posters for films including Wake in Fright, Alvin Purple, Picnic at Hanging…

Interview: Brodie Poole

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. “I’d make a good mayor.” We’ve all thought it at least once in our lives. But Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s John ‘General Hercules’ Katahanas was determined to make it happen in 2019 when he ran for mayor against John Bowler – a popular and established…

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…

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…