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Revelation Perth International Film Festival reveal full 2021 program

Revelation Perth International Film Festival reveal full 2021 program

The 24th annual Revelation Perth International Film Festival returns from 1 – 11 July presenting a curated program celebrating independent filmmakers and boundary pushing storytellers. The theme of Distant but Connected is reflected not only through the epic program featuring content from 21 countries, but also through the Festival’s specially commissioned artwork from acclaimed Augmented […]

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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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Review | Females cook up a storm in Skate Kitchen

Review | Females cook up a storm in Skate Kitchen

Skate Kitchen | Luna Leederville | July 7, 12, 18 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Skate Kitchen, written and directed by Crystal Moselle, throws a group of older teenage girls into the testosterone mix of a New York skateboarding community. The opening scene is excruciating as Camille (Rachelle Vinberg) is injured while trying a difficult manoeuvre. […]

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It’s Queerama at the cinema this June and July

Upgrade (★★★★) is directed by Leigh Whannell, the Australian screenwriter, director, producer, actor responsible for the Saw franchise of horror films with his friend James Wan. The near future science fiction thriller opens a thrilling car chase and predictable violence when mechanic Grey Trace (Logan Marshall Green) and his wife have their automatic car hijacked. […]

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival release 2018 program

Revelation Perth International Film Festival release 2018 program

Revelation Perth International Film Festival returns for its 21st year with a program bursting with unique feature films and documentaries from at home and beyond. The 2018 festival will feature over 180 films, 25 world and international premieres and 57 Australian premieres. Festival founder Richard Sowada says the team are enormously proud of the program […]

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Revelation Film Fest: The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

Revelation Film Fest: The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (★★★★★) is an absorbing documentary about San Francisco writer Armistead Maupin whose Tales in the City became a cult television series. Tales in the City started out as an entertaining column in the Francisco Chronicle in the mid seventies that recorded the local stories of the city’s residents – […]

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It’s Not Just Me: Local trans men feature in new documentary

It’s Not Just Me: Local trans men feature in new documentary

A documentary exploring the lives of four Perth based trans men will be making its debut at this year’s Revelation Film Festival. Director Jonathan Messer, who is currently completing his PhD at WAAPA, followed the lives of four very different young men who were willing to share their lives and stories with the world for […]

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Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival has an exciting programs of films running over the next 10 days. One film that is particularly fascinating is a documentary on photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (R) Directed by Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey Robert Mapplethorpe was a known homosexual who died of AIDS and […]

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