In Paris, we spoke with Julien Faraut, whose latest film L’Empire de la perfection is a dazzling lesson in montage, tennis and what it means to capture the real.
Emily Atef’s extraordinarily moving Romy Schneider biopic argues fervently against the simplistic media image of the actress.
Gustavo Salmeron’s debut documentary succeeds in imparting a vivid and kaleidoscopic image of one woman’s incredible gusto for life;
Ivan Čerečina spoke with the “Gregory J. Markopoulos and the Cantrills: The Language of the Image” curators Audrey Lam and Keegan O’Connor about the upcoming screenings and the importance of the links between filmmakers, institutions and archives in the organisation of the program.
The Long Season captures the state of suspension experienced in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley with nuance and care, with a pronounced focus on the community’s day-to-day life in the camp.
Jessica Ellicott speaks with director Alena Lodkina about her debut feature STRANGE COLOURS, ahead of its Sydney Film Festival
Sinead O’Shea’s documentary about paramilitary violence in Northern Ireland makes for devastating viewing.
Nicolas Pesce’s latest works best as a demonic screwball comedy, rather than as an adaptation of the Ryu Murakami novel.
In our annual Staff Picks piece we dive deep into the Sydney Film Festival program, offering up an eclectic array of films that we think you should seek out in early June.
A recent screening series held in Brisbane reflected on issues of surveillance and reportage with a pinpoint contemporaneity.
Sydney Film Festival has unveiled a surprising program this year, with a notable focus on Asian cinema and lesser known directors.