We look at the first twenty-odd films that have been announced for this year’s Sydney Film Festival program.
We wrap up our extensive coverage of the 2017 Sydney Film Festival with some awards and a handy indexed list of our interviews and reviews.
At Sydney Film Festival, Jeremy Elphick caught up with with Rusudan Glurijidze to talk about filming conflict, bringing the work together, and the reception it has received back home.
Morten Traavik’s truly unusual doc follows Laibach, the controversial Slovenian art rock band, on tour in North Korea.
At Sydney Film Festival, Jeremy Elphick speaks to Anocha Suwichakornpong about how her relationship with her film has changed since its world premiere in Locarno last year.
One Thousand Ropes delivers insightful commentary on gender, intergenerational issues, and the Pacific migrant experience, while offering rich details of the complexities of Samoan culture.
Ildikó Enyedi’s Sydney Film Prize winner squanders its surrealist potential, shedding its focus on magical intimacy to establish a well-worn and simplistic romance.
Cristian Mungiu’s Graduation is yet another tale of corruption from Eastern Europe but it rises above the generic through its skillful structure.
Blythe Worthy and Megan Nash speak with curator Susan Charlton about her work on the Feminism & Film program at Sydney Film Festival this year.
Amat Escalante threads political critique into an inventive landscape of erotic horror, crafting a tense interpersonal fable underpinned by a stark sense of social realism.