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Review | Jane Castle shares what happens ‘When The Camera Stopped Rolling’

Review | Jane Castle shares what happens ‘When The Camera Stopped Rolling’

When The Camera Stopped Rolling | Dir: Jane Castle | ★ ★ ★ ★ It wasn’t an accident that Jane Castle became a cinematographer. When her mother was pregnant with her, she was filming a wildlife film which was one of the 40 films she directed in her lifetime, at a time when there was little recognition […]

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Review | Documentary thriller ‘Navalny’ must-see at Rev Film Fest

Review | Documentary thriller ‘Navalny’ must-see at Rev Film Fest

Navalny | Dir: Daniel Roher | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny made the news all around the world. In August 2020, the outspoken Navalny, who is the only real challenger to Putin, was flying from Siberia back to Moscow when he became violently ill. The plane made a detour to […]

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Revelation Film Fest celebrates 25 years with spectacular program

Revelation Film Fest celebrates 25 years with spectacular program

Bringing 25 years of the best local, Australian and international cinema, Revelation Film Festival is ready to celebrate their silver jubilee. Announcing their full program today, Rev will be bringing a massive 26 feature films, 16 documentaries and over 50 short films to WA screens this July. Festival Director Richard Sowada says Rev has become […]

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Queer & local stories shine at Revelation Film Festival 2022

Queer & local stories shine at Revelation Film Festival 2022

The 25th annual Revelation Perth International Film Festival returns to Luna Cinemas Leederville from 7 – 17 July. As always, the curated program celebrates independent filmmakers and boundary pushing storytellers from around the globe and around the corner with films direct from Rotterdam, Berlin, SXSW, Venice and Locarno Film Festivals. The team say they are […]

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Applications open for Revelation’s City of Vincent Film Project

Applications open for Revelation’s City of Vincent Film Project

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival have announced the fifth annual City of Vincent Film Project. The project provides $7,000 to three local filmmakers to produce a non-fiction short (10-min or less) highlighting a story from within the municipality. The successful filmmakers are mentored through the process from start to finish, with this unique collaboration […]

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‘The Most Beautiful Boy in the World’ is a captivating documentary

‘The Most Beautiful Boy in the World’ is a captivating documentary

In 1971 Swedish actor Bjorn Andresen shot to fame after appearing in the film Death in Venice. New documentary The Most Beautiful Boy in the World looks into his casting and subsequent stardom, juxtaposed with Andresen’s life today as a man in his 60’s haunted by his past. Director Luchino Visconti set out to bring Thomas Mann’s 1912 novella Death […]

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‘Rebel Dykes’ producer Siobhan Fahey shares how the project came to life

‘Rebel Dykes’ producer Siobhan Fahey shares how the project came to life

Documentary Rebel Dykes is getting a lot of attention at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival which opened on Saturday. OUTinPerth chatted to producer Siobhan Fahey (not the Bananarama singer) about how the project that captures the lives of lesbian women in post-punk 80’s London came together. Rebel Dykes began life as oral history project with Fahey […]

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Review | ‘Rebel Dykes’ reminds us we stand on the shoulders of giants

Review | ‘Rebel Dykes’ reminds us we stand on the shoulders of giants

Rebel Dykes | Dir: Sian Williams & Harri Shanahan | ★ ★ ★ ★  ½  Talking with the fourteen year old in my life, she told me that her best friend was a ‘gay boy’ and two of her female friends were a couple. When I was that age, homosexuality was illegal and it was rumoured that […]

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New short film ‘Choice’ explores one family’s transgender experience

New short film ‘Choice’ explores one family’s transgender experience

New short film Choice is set to have its premiere at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival. The project has been a labor of love for local actor Sharnya Thomson Yates who wrote the script based upon her own experience being the parent of a transgender child. The choice the title refers to is not the choice […]

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Revelation Film Festival cancel launch event due to lockdown

Revelation Film Festival cancel launch event due to lockdown

In light of the Western Australian Government’s recent 4-day lockdown order, the Opening Night and following day of programming for the 24th annual Revelation Perth International Film Festival has officially been cancelled. Patrons who held tickets for this Thursday 1 July’s Opening Night and any of the film screenings held on Friday 2 July will […]

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