Bruno Dumont engages in a restless confrontation with the historical drama in his delightfully rewarding JEANNETTE, a musical biopic about Joan of Arc.
Since its inaugural year in 2015, Queensland Film Festival has marked itself as one of the country’s most interesting and well curated festivals. The 2017 lineup is no exception.
Queensland Film Festival and the Institute of Modern Art (IMA), in Queensland’s Fortitude Valley, have partnered to screen a series of experimental film programs in 2017. The IMA, an independent arts centre established in the mid-1970s, was a venue for the inaugural Queensland Film Festival in 2015. All three of the announced programs are concerned
This year’s Queensland Film Festival boasts an array of challenging and compelling short films. Dominic Barlow and Luke Goodsell look at a handful, including those from acclaimed directors like Lucile Hadžihalilović and Ben Rivers.
Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson and Galen Johnson turn in a bizarre and hilarious essay film in the guise of a behind-the-scenes feature on a big-budget war movie.
We caught up with Queensland Film Festival director John Edmond to discuss the second instalment’s eclectic program, its place in the Brisbane culture and plans for the future.
Philippe Garrel’s JEALOUSY is an ambitious film, however, it fails at presenting a captivating trajectory or characters deserving empathy, finding itself sustained by the evocative cinematography of Willy Kurant.
Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani’s second feature is a magnificent, colourful celebration of the giallo tradition that manages to both pay homage to the greats and transcend the genre entirely.
A rumination on the death of practice, Siebren de Haan and Lonnie van Brummelen’s documentary is a meditative exploration of the Urkish fishing community in decline, which is employed as a metaphor for the death of celluloid.
Ramon Zürcher’s debut feature is a cleverly constructed and wonderfully shot examination of the underlying complexity in everyday life.