The Legend of the Five follows a group of teens who get caught up in a mysterious magical land where they must fight to save the world.
Survival is a natural instinct found in every animal, including us humans. However, what happens when in order to survive, one needs to switch off feelings and resign one’s conscience? Would you sacrifice everything to stay true to yourself? Even if it will certainly lead to your death?
A pair of rival Australian sheep farmers must put aside their differences and come together to save their herd from certain demise in the new film Rams.
The acclaimed Australian author’s novel Dirt Music has been adapted to film, in what looks set to be a melodramatic, emotional journey.
A soldier is always at war, even after his mission is finished. That’s the idea behind Escape and Evasion, a film written and directed by Storm Ashwood.
Wild Butterfly is a devastating documentary uncovering the truth behind the controversial case of Claire Murray, a Western Australian 24-year-old mother-of-two who needed a liver transplant in order to stay alive.
Judy & Punch is magic. It’s dark and twisted and will have you laughing at events you’d ordinarily react to in horror. It will also have you flinching and looking away from the screen as your stomach churns. But most importantly, you won’t be able to look away.
Starring a cast of mostly amateur actors, Imogen Thomas’s debut film Emu Runner offers a delicate rendering of a young girl’s grief. In the rural NSW town of Brewarrina, the sudden death of a young mother leaves a family reeling.
Aussie horror flicks have been more miss than hit of late. For every inventive and creatively shot film like zombie thriller Wyrmwood (2014), there are a dozen sub-standard slashers in the mould of Boar (2017) or Charlie’s Farm (2014). The good news is the lastest local production The Furies is a gory, heart-pumping roller-coaster ride that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat from the opening scream.
Emu Runner is a new Australian film that tells the story of a girl who bonds with an emu after the death of her mother.
Every Australian knows who Adam Goodes is – even this NSW native who has only ever watched one game of AFL in her life. Goodes’ name and image were splashed across the nation’s tabloids for years during his career with the Sydney Swans – all because he took a stand against the racist abuse he experienced from spectators while playing AFL at a professional level.
Be warned: The gory new trailer for the Aussie horror film The Furies will probably put you off your food.
The full MIFF program for 2019 has dropped, with the big news that Quentin Tarantino’s latest, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will be premiering at the long-running festival.
Former Aussie Rules footballer and Australian of the Year, Adam Goodes, will be the focus of the MIFF opening night documentary film The Australian Dream.
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