J.A. Bayona’s latest film is a roadmap through grief, childhood and the inevitable loss of loved ones.
Jeremy Elphick provides a thorough overview of the characteristically dense and exciting program for the 2017 Locarno Film Festival.
Alexandra Heller-Nicholas pens a love letter to the work of filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, whose latest film THE ENDLESS screened at Queensland Film Festival.
Viktor Jakovleski’s visually striking documentary looks at Mexico’s National Pyrotechnics Festival, held annually in the city of Tultepec.
The pairing of animator Claude Barras and screenwriter Céline Sciamma results in a wonderfully moving film about anxiety and community.
Trey Edward Shults’ contagion thriller plays out as an assured close-quarter psychodrama, anchored by a mesmerising turn from Joel Edgerton.
Bruno Dumont engages in a restless confrontation with the historical drama in his delightfully rewarding JEANNETTE, a musical biopic about Joan of Arc.
MIFF artistic director Michelle Carey launched the festival’s 2017 program this week, introducing the biggest and best roster of local and international features and documentaries Australia will see this year.
Mani Haghighi’s latest is the rare film that has the ability to remain eerie and abstract without becoming vague or untethered, and further evidence that Iran is one of the leading national cinemas when it comes to experimenting with film genre.
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.