Interview: Mitzi Ruhlmann and Toby Wallace

“As you get older there’s almost nothing cooler than being yourself and staying true to that.” Interview by Matthew Eeles Toby Wallace and Mitzi Ruhlmann are a part of something huge. Their new film, director Nicholas Verso’s Boys in the Trees, is one of the hottest, most stylised visual pieces to come out of Australia in a…

25 feature films in competition for the 4th AACTA Awards announced

Anticipation around the 4th AACTA Awards increased today with the announcement that 25 Feature Films will compete in the 4th AACTA Awards. The 25 Feature Films In Competition for the 4th AACTA Awards are: 52 Tuesdays; AROUND THE BLOCK; The Babadook; Backyard Ashes; Canopy; Charlie’s Country; Fell; Felony; Galore; Healing; I, FRANKENSTEIN; The Infinite Man; The…

Competition time! Win tickets to Galore (Now Closed)

At 17, love is as big as life is immense. It’s a sweltering summer before the final year of school and Billie and Laura share every secret except for Billie’s biggest secret – she’s crazy in love and sleeping with Laura’s boyfriend Danny. Rhys Graham’s highly anticipated debut feature film Galore has its international premiere…

Interview: Rhys Graham

“I was very lucky because not only were they great to work with but they’re all so incredibly brilliant and supportive of each other.” You’ve been a documentary filmmaker for most of your career with a few short films along the way. When and why did you decide you wanted to make a feature film?…

Release dates for 6 new Australian films

Galore – 19 June, 2014 Directed by: Rhys Graham Starring: Ashleigh Cummings, Lily Sullivan, Toby Wallace and Aliki Matangi In the tradition of Somersault, writer/director Rhys Graham (Murundak: Songs of Freedom) explores the heartrending, chaotic, immense world of teenagers in his narrative feature debut GALORE. It’s a sweltering summer before the final year of school. Best friends…

Australian films opening this month

Only two Australian feature films are booked to hit cinemas this month and they’re absolute beauties. First off is David Michôd’s followup to his critically acclaimed Animal Kingdom. The Rover’s trailer has been viewed over 1,200,000 times on YouTube – no doubt by Robert Pattinson fan-girls but this is sure to be a rare Australian box-office success. The next cab off the…

Stars galore at Q&A

Cinema Nova will be holding a Galore preview screening followed by a Q&A with director Rhys Graham and actors Toby Wallace, Lily Sullivan and Aliki Matangi held on Wednesday June 18 at 6.30pm. Directed by Rhys Graham (The Turning), Ashleigh Cummings (Puberty Blues), Lily Sullivan (Mental, Rake),Toby Wallace (Return to Nim’s Island) and Aliki Matangi…

Massive month for Australian films during May

May 2014 is set to be a massive month with five highly anticipated Australian films set to hit cinemas. 52 Tuesdays 16-year-old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. Filmed over the course of a year, once a week,…