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The 74th Venice International Film Festival: Strange Colours Review

Born in Russia and based in Australia, Alena Lodkina has started her filmmaking odyssey by directing documentaries and short productions which were screened at festivals around the globe, including at… 552 more words


Cinematography: Lore (2012)

Lore (2012), Director: Cate Shortland, DP: Adam Arkapaw


a tent in the bush

The germ of the story was this image of an orange tent in the bush that just came to me, and I started thinking about what happened to the campers, where are they?

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The Present

#1: Lore (2012)


 Now where do I begin? The stunning visual storytelling of Australian director Cate Shortland, or the graceful camerawork of Adam Arkapaw, or the beautifully humane performance of Saskia Rosendahl, and let’s not forget Max Richter’s haunting soundtrack. 482 more words


Amiel Courtin-Wilson: In Art, As In Life (Interview)

Since the age of 19, with his accomplished documentary about his aunt, Chasing Buddha, Amiel Courtin-Wilson has been swimming through a sea of never-ending work (“I just really love what I do, so I try to do as much as I can.”) When FilmInk catches up with him in Paris, he is working with composer and sound designer Nicholas Becker ( 151 more words


Bastardy (2008)

Amiel Courtin-Wilson pretty much sets up the tone of 2008’s Bastardy within its opening moments. “If I were to hide any of this,” says indigenous actor ‘Uncle’ Jack Charles as he lays out his drug paraphilia. 146 more words

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Three Summers (2017)

In Ben Elton’s second film as director, the writer and comedian uses the microcosm of a WA folk festival to pick at the scabs of Australia’s political climate both past and present. 135 more words

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