An introduction to The Neon Across the Ocean

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. Set sometime in the not-too-distant future, after the worldwide crisis of 2020, Mandy is a 17-year-old Filipino Australian. In her final year of high school and dealing with her parents impending divorce, she navigates a world driven by a new normal…

Pandemic-themed The Neon Across the Ocean will have its Australian premiere at Revelation Film Festival

Help us continue to cover more Australian films by making a donation to Cinema Australia below. The Neon Across the Ocean, an independent pandemic-themed feature film by prolific Asian Australian writer and director Matthew Victor Pastor will have its Australian premiere at the 24th Revelation Perth International Film Festival. The film is the first instalment in Pastor’s 2020…

Trailer of the Day: Repent or Perish!

Help us continue to bring you more Australian film coverage by making a donation to Cinema Australia below.  Written and Directed by Matthew Victor Pastor Produced by Matthew Victor Pastor and Odin B. Fernandez Starring Matt Furlani, Rachel Javier and Vessy Karadjova Amos is a young gay man, his sister Jewel is a drug dealer and their father Julian…

Trailer of the Day: Melodrama/Random/Melbourne!

Directed by Matthew Victor Pastor Written by Celina Yuen and Matthew Victor Pastor Starring Matthew Victor Pastor, Celina Yuen, Bridget O’Brien, Rachel Javier, Khoa Le, Matt Furlani, Vlady T and Gregory Pakis MELODRAMA/RANDOM/MELBOURNE! is a mesmerising low-budget creation, a millennial-modern kaleidoscope of the Filipino community in the urban jungle of Melbourne, where it battles with assimilation, alienation, racism and sexism. A panoply of characters intersect: a feminist…