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Revelation Film Festival’s 2020 program has stories for everyone

Revelation Film Festival’s 2020 program has stories for everyone

After teasing their fabulous program back in October, Revelation Perth International Film Festival have today revealed their full lineup of local, national and international cinema. The festival will open on Wednesday 9th December with Firestarter; The Story Of Bangarra (pictured), a documentary marking the 30th anniversary of Australia’s most iconic dance company, Bangarra Dance Theatre. Journey to […]

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Writer & director Monica Zanetti talks ‘Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt)’

Writer & director Monica Zanetti talks ‘Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt)’

A new Australian film coming to a screen near you is both heartwarming and groundbreaking. Ellie & Abbie & (Ellie’s Dead Aunt) is a queer, teenage romantic comedy that celebrates the freedoms LGBTIQ+ youth have today, and honours those who fought for those freedoms with humour and a full heart. The film follows Ellie (Sophie […]

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Award-winning documentary explores disability, sexuality and love

Award-winning documentary explores disability, sexuality and love

An award-winning Australian documentary is coming to Stan this December 3rd – International Day for People with Disability. Thomas Banks’ Quest For Love shines a spotlight on the life of Thomas Banks, a well-known author from Melbourne who is living with cerebral palsy, and his search for a man to fall in love with. Directed […]

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Funding initiative announced for LGBTQIA+ screen projects in WA

Funding initiative announced for LGBTQIA+ screen projects in WA

Screenwest and Screen Australia have collaborated to launch Out Now, an LGBTQIA+ screen funding initiative focused on Western Australia. Out Now is the first Australian scripted funding initiative open exclusively to LGBTQIA+ web series proposals. Screenwest and Screen Australia, with the support of Lotterywest, are looking for projects that will ensure LGBTQIA+ Western Australians can […]

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Revelation Film Fest offer first taste of upcoming festival

Revelation Film Fest offer first taste of upcoming festival

The 23rd annual Revelation Perth International Film Festival returns this December, with another exciting showcase of local and international content. Rev went digital for the first time this year back in July, debuting the Couched Film Festival for audiences to enjoy from home. Now the team are bringing the physical festival back to Luna Cinemas, […]

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Review | ‘Honest Thief’ provides a purely escapist thriller

Review | ‘Honest Thief’ provides a purely escapist thriller

Honest Thief | Dir: Mark Williams | ★ ★ ★  ½  Filmed in late 2018, Honest Thief is pure escapism. Times have changed (it is rated PG for Crude References, Brief Strong Language and Strong Violence) and this just the sort of big screen film to make the world go away for 100 minutes. It has […]

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Check out the trailer for the film version of ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’

Check out the trailer for the film version of ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’

  The trailer of the fantastically queer musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has just arrived. The British musical has made the journey from stage to screen in record time, it’s only a few years since it had its first performance in Sheffield. Since then the musical has been a sensation in the West End, had a tour […]

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The life of Marie Curie is brought to the screen in ‘Radioactive’

The life of Marie Curie is brought to the screen in ‘Radioactive’

The life of scientist Marie Curie is brought to the screen with British actor Rosamund Pike in the leading role. Radioactive is based on a graphic novel by Lauren Redniss. Curie was the first woman to be awarded a Nobel prize in 1903 for her contributions to physics. At first the committee was only going to recognise […]

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Review | ‘Dirt Music’ shows off the beauty of Western Australia

Review | ‘Dirt Music’ shows off the beauty of Western Australia

Dirt Music | Dir: Gregor Jordon | ★ ★ ★ ½  Based on the award-winning Australian novel by Tim Winton, Dirt Music is one of those films that looks good, especially on the big screen. It is a spectacular advertisement for Western Australia, with locations ranging from the pristine beaches in the south to the red […]

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What’s on at this year’s Italian Film Festival at Palace Cinemas

What’s on at this year’s Italian Film Festival at Palace Cinemas

The Italian Film Festival opens on Thursday 1 October with a new live-action version of the classic Pinocchio fairy tale. The traditionally popular festival runs until Wednesday 14 October with screenings at Luna, Luna on SX, Windsor Cinema and Raine Square’s Palace Cinema. To celebrate the 20th anniversary – and in honour of the late […]

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