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Tasmanian LGBTIQ+ film ‘Belonging’ honoured at Melbourne Queer Film Fest

Tasmanian LGBTIQ+ film ‘Belonging’ honoured at Melbourne Queer Film Fest

A short film documenting the work of two of Tasmania’s leading LGBTIQ+ advocates has been honoured at this year’s Melbourne Queer Film Festival. Directed by Matt Scholten, Belonging follows Tasmania’s journey to becoming one of the best places in the world for LGBTIQ+ rights, and the work of young activist Sam Watson and veteran advocate Rodney […]

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Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton reunite for a new film

Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton reunite for a new film

Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn and Bette Midler will be reuniting on screen 25 years after their success with The First Wives Club. Family Jewels will tell the story of three women who were at different points in their lives married to the same man. When he dies they are brought together at a summer house with all […]

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Golden Globes honour Ellen DeGeneres at 77th annual ceremony

Golden Globes honour Ellen DeGeneres at 77th annual ceremony

The Golden Globes held their 77th celebration in Hollywood yesterday, honouring the best and brightest in the world of film and television. Phoebe Waller-Bridge took the win for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for Fleabag, while Olivia Colman reigned in the Drama category for her regal role in The […]

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Review | Greta Gerwig injects ‘Little Women’ with new life

Review | Greta Gerwig injects ‘Little Women’ with new life

Little Women | Dir: Greta Gerwig | G | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Written 150 years ago by Louisa May Alcott, Little Women seems to be a timeless story. One of the earliest works of fiction for young girls, it has inspired eight film adaptations as well as Broadway productions, an anime series and even a television […]

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For the first time Queer Screen will open with an Australian film

For the first time Queer Screen will open with an Australian film

Queer Screen’s 27th Mardi Gras Film Festival will open with an Australian feature for the first time in its history with the World Premiere of Ellie and Abbie (and Ellie’s Dead Aunt).  Shot entirely in Sydney, the film is adapted from a play by writer-director Monica Zanetti (Sisters, Skin Deep) and features an all-star ensemble […]

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Review | ‘Koko: A Red Dog Story’ honours an extraordinary Australian

Review | ‘Koko: A Red Dog Story’ honours an extraordinary Australian

Koko: A Red Dog Story | Dir: Aaron McCann & Dominic Pearce | G | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  This is the third in the Red Dog series produced by Nelson Woss, who adopted Koko after he starred in the brilliant Australian film Red Dog. The docudrama recounts the life of the red cloud kelpie who became […]

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Reviews | Keira Knightly and Adam Driver are exposing government secrets

Official Secrets | Dir: Gavin Hood | In cinemas now | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Director Gavin Hood brings a very relevant true story of political corruption at the highest levels in several countries to the screen. It was 2003 and Tony Blair and George W Bush were on the news letting the world know that […]

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25 years of ‘The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert’

25 years of ‘The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert’

A quarter of a century ago, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, opened in cinemas across Australia. The second film from director Stephan Elliott has gone down in history as one of Australia’s greatest movies and it gave the country a coast to coast understanding of drag and put Australia’s LGBTI community at the centre […]

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Review | ‘Gay Chorus Deep South’ are singing for their lives

Review | ‘Gay Chorus Deep South’ are singing for their lives

Gay Chorus Deep South | Revelation Film Festival | 6th & 16th July | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Written and directed by David Charles Rodrigues, this heart-warming documentary is about the healing power of music. Rodrigues follows 300 singers from the Gay Men’s Chorus of San Francisco as they tour the southern American states with the most […]

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Film composer Hans Zimmer announces arena tour of Australia

Film composer Hans Zimmer announces arena tour of Australia

Film composer Hans Zimmer is heading back to Australia for an arena tour around the country, but sadly Perth is not on his schedule. After selling out several arenas during his previous tour, Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer has announced he’s heading back to Australia, with his follow up Hans Zimmer […]

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