AAR Fish Out Of Water

Fish Out of Water

There is a charming naivety to Pete Fletcher and Tom Hudson, two men in their mid-thirties who despite their limited sailing experience set out in a refurbished plywood rowboat to trek the North Atlantic Ocean in documen...
SFF19 The Wedding Guest Dev Patel

First look at 2019 Sydney Film Festival

The 66th Sydney Film Festival has revealed a sneak peek of 25 new films to be featured in this year’s June event. The announcement is in advance of the full program launch on Wednesday 8 May 2019. “This sneak peek of the...
MQFF Samantha Mugatsia as Kena and Sheila Munyiva as Ziki in Rafiki

MQFF: Rafiki

Power-pop-electro anthems follow exuberant schoolgirl Kena (Samantha Mugatsia) as she skateboards through the busy streets of Nairobi in the 2018 Kenyan-drama film Rafiki. The tempo of the music beating at the same speed...
Drew Droege stars in Bright Colors And Bold Patterns - photo by Russ Rowland

2019 Melbourne Queer Film Festival Top Picks

The 2019 Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) kicked off in spectacular style last Thursday evening with the Australian premiere of Papi Chulo. With over 141 features, documentaries and shorts, including 9 Australian Pre...
MQFF19 Papi Chulo

MQFF: Papi Chulo

Immigration and a gay slur are some of a few English words known by Spanish speaking labourer Ernesto (Alejandro Patiño), who comes into a position of employment for Los Angeles weatherman Sean (Matt Bomer) in the 2018 c...
AF19 Girls of the Sun

Girls of the Sun

Conflict transcends both plot and narrative in 2018’s French-War film Girls of the Sun (Les filles du soleil) with righteous themes told in such an accost manner that it detracts from the subjects experience in order to ...