A fight on Everest? It seemed incredible. But in 2013 news channels around the world reported an ugly brawl at 6400 m (21,000 ft) as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. In 1953, ... See full summary »
Phurba Tashi Sherpa
Pawno is a character driven ensemble film set in the diverse and multicultural suburb of Footscray in Melbourne, Australia. It revolves around one day in the lives of twelve characters. The... See full summary »
A dark-sheep type of man returns to his hometown after a prolonged absence. While he's been gone ludicrous rumours have spread about his whereabouts. Is he a big footy player or is he a ... See full summary »
Andrew S. Gilbert
Based on Barnes' memoir of the same name, this documentary tells the story of his childhood survival in the slums of Glasgow, immigration to Australia, and how he became the lead singer of Cold Chisel.
A superb homage to The Australian Film Industry and its history up till today. Who better to tell this story and his own life and involvement in it than our favourite film critic David Stratton..
I attended a Q&A session at Mt Vic Flix with Sally Aitken the producer and David Stratton and was so impressed by the quality of this documentary style film and it's affectionate and at times very moving treatment of a mans passion for his adopted country and the art of its cinema.
It made me and I'm sure other film buffs want to see some of Davids favourites like News Front, ,Wake in Fright and Careful He Might Hear You again , just to name a few. We heard there will also be a 3 part television series later this year to extend this enjoyable and informative movie that will include footage and clips not seen today
Lets hope our Australian film industry keeps making original films that are unique to our culture and that arts funding by what ever Government is in office continues and improves , so one day we may see movies to equal My Brilliant Career ,Picnic at Hanging Rock , Muriel's Wedding or another Shine.
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