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Denis Evans in "A Man From the Other Side" (Credit: Janos Zoltan)

Interview: Ivan Gaal on ‘A Man From the Other Side’

A curious inquiry to a friend about why he walks so funny leads to the unfolding of the man’s life story on a lawn bowling green in “A Man From the Other Side” directed by

Gerald Murnane in "Secret Matters" (Credit: Janos Zoltan)

Interview: Janos Zoltan Inside the Heart of ‘Secret Matters’

One of the most beautiful aspects of documentaries is the chance to learn about the worlds of other people. In the words of author C.S. Lewis, “My own eyes are not enough for me, I

Beet pickled eggs with honey mustard crickets (Credit: Cameron Marshad)

Interview: Johanna B. Kelly and Cameron Marshad on the Making of ‘The Gateway Bug’

One of the most intriguing documentaries set to make its Australian premiere at the 2017 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is Johanna B. Kelly and Cameron Marshad’s “The Gateway Bug.” Entomophagy (aka: the practice of eating

Scene from "Tunnel Vision"

Interview: ‘Tunnel Vision’ Producer Bessie Byrne

Directed by Ivan Hexter and produced by Bessie Byrne, “Tunnel Vision” highlights the power of civil disobedience to effect change when a government campaign to build an $18 billion dollar toll road in Melbourne is

Corey Stewart | Star of "Corey the Warrior" directed by Isabel Darling

Interview: Isabel Darling on ‘Corey the Warrior’

From director and cinematographer Isabel Darling, “Corey the Warrior” is an inspiring 3-minute look into the life of artist Corey Stewart, a young Aboriginal man who finds his passion through painting after defying the odds

Co-director and star of "Act of Kindness" Sven Pannell

Interview: Costa Botes on the Making of ‘Act of Kindness’

No stranger to challenging projects, New Zealand-based filmmaker Costa Botes’ career spans more than 30 years and the spectrum of passions. Perhaps most widely known for his work documenting the making of Peter Jackson’s “The

‘FIXED!’ Review and Interview with Director Cat Mills

Making its Australian premiere July 10th at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, “FIXED!” directed by Cat Mills and produced by Joella Cabalu is a 14 minute window into the activities of Repair Café Toronto, a

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2017

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2017 – What’s in Store

The 2017 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is just a month and a half away and it’s going to be. . . BIG. 80+ documentaries are scheduled to screen over 8 days at four venues across

Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival 2017 – Official Program

Our friends at Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival have announced the lineup of short documentaries that will be screening at their 2017 festival to be held May 5th – 7th at The Cinema Museum in

Interview: Melbourne Documentary Film Festival Director Lyndon Stone

Stone discusses what’s in store for MDFF 2017, the qualities his team looks for in submissions, and his predictions for the future of documentary filmmaking.