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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | October 17, 2018

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film news for all Australians

film news for all Australians

Hotel Coolgardie: An Outback Hell

June 16, 2017 |

Hotel Coolgardie is Pete Gleeson’s documentary about two Finnish backpackers, Lina and Stephie, and their experience with the Coolgardie locals and an outback pub. Read More

Don’t Tell: Queensland’s Latest Feature Film

June 3, 2017 |

Don’t Tell is Tori Garrett’s first feature length film with an impressive, all-Australian cast. This film focuses on the true events surrounding a child sex abuse trial in the early 2000’s. Read More

An Afternoon with Audrey Hepburn

May 26, 2017 |

Oh, Audrey. The epitome of class and style. Known for her iconic role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Audrey Hepburn is loved and admired around the world. But like Holly Golightly, too often her adoring fans see the surface and miss the depth of character. Read More

20th Century Women: Beautiful and Compelling

May 20, 2017 |

Mike Mill’s 20th Century Women is a delightfully intriguing film about the messy moments of life. Read More

Der Natchmahr German Film Festival Review

December 5, 2016 |

Der Natchmahr is the definition of a complex contemporary German film. It’s strange, captivating and confusing as hell but worth seeing. Read More

Iran’s Outstanding Achievement: Manouchehr Mohammadi

December 5, 2016 |

Iran is a country with a rich history in art, music and literature, that is relatively unsung in the West. Read More

GOMA Turns 10!

November 18, 2016 |

Can you believe it has been ten years since the opening of The Gallery of Modern Art in Southbank? Neither can we!

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Love Conquers All in Amma Asante’s ‘A United Kingdom’

November 18, 2016 |

A couple caught between the politics of two nations, David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike star in Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom, a stirring romantic-drama about a defying love. Read More

Almodóvar Returns to Drama with Julieta

November 14, 2016 |

Julieta marks Almodóvar’s return to drama since the release of his movie Volver in 2006. Julieta is based on three short stories from Alice Munro’s 2004 collection titled Runaways. The stories “Chance”, “Soon” and “Silence” all encapsulate the mother-daughter dynamic and the pain of lost love. Almodóvar has compressed these themes in this brilliant new drama. Read More

Uplifting Documentary: Life, Animated

November 14, 2016 |

Insightful and heart-warming, Life, Animated traces a young man’s profound connection with animated Disney movies and how these films helped him learn to engage with the world around him. Read More

A True War Story: The Siege of Jadotville

October 22, 2016 |

An incredible story of war, valour and demoralizing politics, The Siege of Jadotville depicts the frantic action of combat under impossible circumstances. Read More

First Nominees Announced for the 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards

October 22, 2016 |

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) were established in 2007 with their headquarters being situated right here in Brisbane. This international cultural program is supported by the Brisbane City Council and is endorsed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the International Federation of Film Producers Associations. Read More

Review: Hell or High Water

October 15, 2016 |

A modern American Western, driven by the economic downturn of rural Texas, Hell or High Water is a story of the bonds of brotherhood and family, disguised as a heist film. Read More

The Japanese Film Festival Returns to Brisbane For Its 20th Year

October 14, 2016 |

The Japanese Film Festival was founded in 1997 by the Japan Foundation, Sydney. Back then, there was only a screening of three films – Today, it’s the largest Japanese film festival in the world. Over the years, the festival has … Read More