Focus on Flickerfest: Stranger

Cinema Australia Original Content: So, what’s it about? A charming yet guarded (and mostly shirtless) wanderer drifts confidently through a bar and motel of an Australian outback mining town until he finds himself questioning his own identity, after making a real connection with a damaged motel maid. Sounds edgy. Who made it? Peter Skinner directed and wrote…

9 Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018

by Matthew Eeles It’s that time of year again when our inbox becomes flooded with emails questioning our decision to choose only nine Australian films we can’t wait to see in 2018. For new readers, it’s something we’ve done every year since launching Cinema Australia. Why nine? Why not ten? We couldn’t tell you. Looking…

First teaser drops for refugee drama Akoni

Genna Chanelle Hayes’ debut feature film Akoni has completed production in Sydney this week, and the first teaser has been released. Akoni boasts an all-star Australian and English cast including Mark Coles Smith, Kit Esuruoso, John Brumpton, Genna Chanelle Hayes, Simon Elrahi, Jack Ellis, Marlikka Perdrisat, Rashidi Edward, Christopher Stollery and Pippa Grandison. Akoni is written, directed…