Meal Tickets to open the Sydney Indie Film Festival

Mat de Koning’s Meal Tickets will open this year’s Sydney Indie Film Festival. Sydneysiders and visitors to the Australian capital will be able to enjoy the coming-of-age Australian rockumentary at the festival on Monday, October 10 which will include a Q&A with producers Brooke Silcox and Dave Kavanagh. Tickets are free and all donations go to help the Free…

Theatrical run announced for Chasing Asylum

Academy Award® winning filmmaker Eva Orner will join President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs, crusading lawyer Julian Burnside and more for Q&As following a number of special event screenings of Chasing Asylum nationally. Chasing Asylum exposes the real impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies and explores how ‘The Lucky Country’ became a…

Focus on Flickerfest: The Driver

For the nearly two million Australian’s traveling on trains everyday, it’s a very common occurrence: a delay. But what might surprise commuters is nearly every day, somewhere in Australia, the delay is caused by a rail fatality. There are far reaching consequences not only for the casualty and their families but also for a more…

Interview: Brendan Cowell

“When I started doing damage to others, bringing others down and really disappointing people that I love, that’s when I kind of clued into the fact that I was living a deeply unsavoury life.” Every time I ask any filmmaker the question, the answer is almost always the same, “The advertising budget is virtually non-existent.” Surely though, for a…