You can now stream two of the best Australian films of the year

Following very successful festival runs both at home and overseas, both Hearts and Bones and H is For Happiness are now available to rent on demand. Ben Lawrence’s new Australian drama, Hearts and Bones, was forced to bypass an Australian cinema release for obvious reasons, while it’s hoped H is For Happiness reaches a larger…

Cinema Australia Podcast Episode #44 | Ben Lawrence

Cinema Australia Original Content:  Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Australian filmmaker Ben Lawrence joins the Cinema Australia Podcast to discuss his new film, Hearts and Bones. Ben Lawrence is an internationally award-winning director and photographer. His short films have screened at Edinburgh, Clermont-Ferrand, Los Angeles, San…

Direct to digital for Ben Lawrence’s Hearts and Bones

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Hearts and Bones is heading direct to digital platforms from May 6. Ben Lawrence’s new Australian drama follows war photographer Daniel Fisher (Hugo Weaving) who has returned home to the news of his partner’s pregnancy. While preparing for his latest exhibition, a…

CinefestOZ reveals $100,000 Film Prize finalists

CinefestOZ has revealed the five Australian films that will be in the running for the 2019 $100,000 Film Prize. GO! MIFF@CinefestOZ film H is for Happiness, Hearts and Bones, Judy & Punch andMIFF@CinefestOZ drama Measure for Measure have all been selected to compete for Australia’s biggest film prize, which recognises the best Australian feature film or…

Seven Australian films top Sydney Film Festival Audience Awards

The Sydney Film Festival has announced the Audience Awards, the list of the audience’s top five voted features and documentaries. Winner for best narrative feature went to Sequin in a Blue Room directed by Samuel Van Grinsven and winner for best documentary went to Martha: A Picture Story directed by Selina Miles. Coming in at second…

This year’s Sydney Film Festival program is an Australian film lover’s dream

The 66th Sydney Film Festival program was officially launched today by Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley. “This year celebrates a resurgent year of Australian cinema, with an exceptional selection of contemporary Australian stories including 23 World Premieres,” said Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley. “From Mirrah Foulkes’ feminist revenge tale Judy & Punch, to…