Trailer of the Day: The Pink House

The Pink House Directed by Sascha Ettinger Epstein Written by Claire Haywood, Sascha Ettinger Epstein Produced by Claire Haywood The story of Kalgoorlie’s last original gold rush brothel, servicing the miners since 1904, through the eyes of the whimsical Madam Carmel, 70, and its longest-serving lady of the night, BJ. Although prostitution is technically illegal in WA, the…

Review: Hotel Coolgardie

Hotel Coolgardie Directed by Pete Gleeson Produced by Melissa Hayward and Kate Neylon “One of the most captivating Australian documentaries in recent memory. It’s humorous, absorbing, uneasy and often disturbing.” Hotel Coolgardie is one of the most captivating Australian documentaries in recent memory. It’s a humorous, absorbing, uneasy and often disturbing account of life inside…

Perth premiere announced for Hotel Coolgardie

New Australian documentary, Hotel Coolgardie will be having its Perth premiere next month as part of Australian Revelations – a celebrations of Australian film presented by Revelation Perth International Film Festival in association with Cinema Australia. After screenings at the Sydney Film Festival and the internationally regarded Canadian documentary festival Hot Docs, Hotel Coolgardie comes to town…

Confronting new clips drop for Chasing Asylum

Four new clips have dropped for Oscar winner Eva Orner’s new Australian documentary, Chasing Asylum Click here for your chance to win one of ten double passes to a special Q&A screening of the documentary with director Eva Orner at Luna Leederville in Perth. Chasing Asylum exposes the real impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies and explores how…

Documentary filmmakers! MDFF is calling for submissions

The inaugural Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, Melbourne’s first competitive documentary film festival, will kick off in July 2016 at Howler Artspace and Longplay Cinema. With a mission to discover and promote innovative independent documentaries, MDFF will deliver an impressive slate of short and feature length films from around the world. MDFF is looking for the freshest, most challenging documentaries…

Trailer of the Day: Heery’s World

Heery’s World Directed by: Liz Jones Starring: Gary Heery Release Date: You can catch Heery’s World at the Antenna International Film Festival on Saturday, 17 October. Director Liz Jones will hold a Q&A after the screening. In a world where everything takes a photograph, what is the value of professional portraiture? Is it just an antiquated art or a dynamic…

Television debut for Cast from the Storm

David Mason’s Cast from the Storm will have its television debut next week. Australian audiences will have the chance to see the new documentary, which follows the remarkable journey of a group of teenagers starting new lives in Australia, on ABC1 on Tuesday, 6th October at 9.30pm. ABOUT THE FILM: After fleeing war and persecution in the…

Trailer of the Day: Graceful Girls

Graceful Girls Directed by: Olivia Peniston-Bird Written by: Olivia Peniston-Bird & Nigel Karikari Starring: Brianna Lee Release Date: 2015 This is a story about Brianna Lee, 23 year-old school-teacher and Calisthenics lover, and her lifelong dream to finally win Calisthenics’ most prestigious title, the ‘Most Graceful Girl’ competition. After placing second three years in a row, and…