We look at the full program of the 66th Sydney Film Festival, which boasts a fascinating Official Competition and a plethora of retrospective offerings.
We speak to AGNSW Curator of Film, Ruby Arrowsmith-Todd about the latest Neon Gods film series, highlighting the works of Hou Hsiao-hsien, Tsai Ming-liang, Edward Yang, Ang Lee and more.
Tope Ogundare spoke to French director Jacques Audiard about working with American actors, why he’s steering clear of Netflix and his upcoming musical.
Two all-female skate stories challenge the typical coming of age narrative of male-dominated sport films.
Among the cream of this year’s crop: a double from Radu Jude, a film full of stars, Phantom Thread (yes, it still counts) and a bold call from Alia Shawkat.
Here are some of our favourite pieces of the year, ranging from incisive reviews to sprawling interviews and essays.
Three recent releases centered around the death of or injury to horses has got us thinking about empathy towards animals on screen.
A drama tracking the aftermath of a moral and legal crisis, The Children Act is clean, couth, and devastating, but only on cue.
Hao Wu’s documentary looks at a group of people who make their living from a Chinese livestreaming platform.
We speak to filmmaker Scott Barley about filming on an iPhone, the spectral qualities of cinema, and Death Grips.