Interview: Alena Lodkina

“It’s been wonderful. It’s kind of surprising because the film is my baby,” Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina tells Cinema Australia of the audience reactions to her film so far. From the Gold Coast to Perth, Strange Colours has screened at every major Australian film festival this year with a run scheduled for the upcoming…

Here’s your complete list of Australian feature films screening at MIFF

Celebrating its 67th year, The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) has today unveiled its 2018 program. Featuring 254 feature films, 120 shorts and 19 virtual reality experiences, the festival will include 27world premieres and 168 Australian premieres over 18 action-packed days of cinema. Here’s your complete list of Australian feature films screening at MIFF. For…

Here’s your complete list of Australian films screening at this year’s Gold Coast Film Festival

This year’s Gold Coast Film Festival boasts an impressive lineup of new Australian films. Opening this year’s festival is Mairi Cameron’s The Second, written by My Mistress scribe Stephen Elliot. It’s a tight psychological thriller starring Australian acting veterans Racheal Blake, Susie Porter, Vince Colosimo and Martin Sacks. Hot off the heels of its successful…

Trailer of the Day: Strange Colours

Directed by Alena Lodkina Written by Alena Lodkina and Isaac Wall Starring Kate Cheel, Justin Courtin and Daniel P. Jones Milena travels to a remote opal mining community to see her estranged, ill father. Lost and alone, she falls into his bewildering world, where men escape society and share ideals of freedom. Melbourne-based filmmaker Alena Lodkina delivers…