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David Michod’s The Rover to premiere at Cannes

by GREG KING David Michod’s new film The Rover has been invited to Premiere at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It will be presented in the Official Selection: Out of Competition. Writer and Director David Michôd will now join a long line of filmmakers who first screened at the Cannes Film Festival in this category. [...]

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Charlie’s Country to screen at Cannes.

by Greg KING Rolf de Heer’s Charlie’s Country has been chosen Official Selection for Un Certain Regard Cannes Film Festival Starring the legendary David Gulpilil (above), Charlie’s Country has been selected to screen in Un Certain Regard at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in May. Also starring Peter Djigirr (Ten Canoes actor and co-director), Luke Ford [...]

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World Premiere of DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition at ACMI

by GREG KING The Australian Centre for the Moving Image as part of Melbourne Winter Masterpieces presents the  World Premiere of DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition Opening at ACMI, Thursday 10 April 2014 The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) and Los Angeles-based studio, DreamWorks Animation, today launched the world premiere DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition, the [...]

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Heath Ledger Scholarship Opens for Applications

by GREG KING Applications have opened for the 2014 Heath Ledger Scholarship, administered by Los Angeles-based industry organization Australians in Film. The program provides an up-and-coming Australian actor with cash and industry training in L.A. and is backed by benefactors including Naomi Watts, Hugh Jackman and Baz Luhrmann. Australians in Film, a Los Angeles based [...]

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2013 – THE BEST AND WORST FILMS

by GREG KING 1. CAPTAIN PHILLIPS. A tense hostage drama, with a superb performance from Tom Hanks in the title role. Four skinny, malnourished teenage Somali pirates take a US freighter hostage, and face off against the might of the US navy. Director Paul Greengrass expertly escalates the claustrophobic tension, and even though we know [...]

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JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2013

by GREG KING The Japanese Film Festival screens at ACMI Cinemas and Hoyts Cinemas Melbourne Central between November 28 and December 8, 2013.  To hear Greg’s interview with the Festival director Mr Konomi, click on the following link http://mfi.re/listen/ecs231z1k16dbp9/181008_001.MP3

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THE BRITISH FILM FESTIVAL

by GREG KING.   LAST UPDATED NOVEMBER 9, 2013 Screening around Australia in late November is a showcase of some of the finest cinema from Britain. The opening night film is the crowd pleasing One Chance, the biopic of Paul Potts, the inaugural winner of Britain’s Got Talent. Other films include Good Vibrations, which screened [...]

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BREATH OF FRESH AIR FILM FESTIVAL 2013

  by GREG KING   The BOFA 2013 program is now available, and tickets are available for purchase! Check out 40 of the world’s finest feature films and documentaries, with Q & As by directors and producers (where possible), screen industry workshops and forums, themed Tasmania Action and Make a Difference Day events, the Big Picture [...]

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