Namatjira Project is in select cinemas now. Here’s where you can see one of the most important documentaries of the year

Can justice be restored to the Namatjira family? From the remote Australian desert to the opulence of Buckingham Palace – this is the iconic story of the Namatjira family, tracing their quest to regain the copyright to their grandfather’s artwork. Albert Namatjira was the first Indigenous person to be made a citizen by the Australian…

Trailer of the Day: Head On

Revelation Perth International Film Festival in association with Cinema Australia proudly present a celebration of Australian film – past present and future – through a program of monthly screenings. This month Australian Revelations presents the 1998 drama Head On based on the novel Loaded written by Christos Tsiolkas. The story of Ari (Alex Dimitriades), a…

Free community screenings at CinefestOZ

The CinefestOz 2017 Community Screenings program – a celebration of West Australian film content – has been announced. The program features stunning WA landscapes, familiar local stories and works from talented West Australian creatives. Here’s this year’s lineup: Paper Planes An imaginative children’s film about a young Australian boy’s passion for flight and his challenge…

Waltermania – Short film trilogy set for Melbourne premiere

Director W.D Stevens will present his short film trilogy, Walter, to audiences this July. Walter is a trilogy of short films which follows the life of musician Walter, former frontman of the fictional band The Cornerstones. Walter is played by Australian stage and screen veteran, Don Bridges (Blue Heelers, Road to Nhill). “I’ve taken inspiration from the…

Trailer of the Day: Digital Athletes: The Road to Seat League

Digital Athletes: The Road to Seat League Written and Directed by Josh Hale Produced by Josh Hale, Stephen Simmons, Vito Leo Starring Stuart Lumsden, Kyle McCallion, Reece Madam, Keyth Williams, Krystal Shuttleworth, Vito Leo, Tiahni Wilton and Karyn Verco This hilarious mockumentary follows an ambitious event promoter as he tries to launch a new national championship based around video gaming. Inviting the five top gamers…

NFSA to celebrate The King

Next month, NSFA are celebrating Graham Kennedy, with a short season featuring some of his most memorable big screen roles. Kennedy was Australian television’s first superstar – The King. But he was also a serious film actor and, according to TV writer Mike McColl-Jones, ‘it plagued Graham that he was characterised as a television clown,…

Trailer of the Day: Gallipoli

Revelation Perth International Film Festival in association with Cinema Australia proudly present a celebration of Australian film – past present and future – through a program of monthly screenings. One of the great Australian films, Peter Weir’s Gallipoli is a sprawling story of mate-ship, loyalty and national identity. It also marks a very special time in Australian cinema where scale,…