Interview: Ben Hackworth

Did you enjoy reading this interview? Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  “It’s not heavy on plot. It’s all about character, and these characters are complex and real,” Australian director Ben Hackworth tells Cinema Australia about Celeste. Since the early 2000s Hackworth has directed…

5 things you need to know about Celeste

Please help us continue to support Australian cinema. Celeste (Radha Mitchell) was once Australia’s most beloved opera singer. Yet she threw it all away to follow the man she loved to live on a crumbling property deep in the rainforests of Tropical North Queensland. Ten years after his tragic death, Celeste is ready to make one final…

► Here’s your first look at Ben Hackworth’s Celeste

A brand new trailer has dropped for Ben Hackworth’s Celeste along with the announcement that the film will be released in cinemas on 25 April. Celeste is the second feature from director Hackworth and stars Radha Mitchell (The Romanoffs), Nadine Garner (The Blake Mysteries), Thomas Cocquerel (In Like Flynn) and Odessa Young (A Million Little Pieces). The…

Here’s your complete list of Australian feature films screening at MIFF

Celebrating its 67th year, The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) has today unveiled its 2018 program. Featuring 254 feature films, 120 shorts and 19 virtual reality experiences, the festival will include 27world premieres and 168 Australian premieres over 18 action-packed days of cinema. Here’s your complete list of Australian feature films screening at MIFF. For…