Category: Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

Coverage of the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

"Black ANZAC"

Review: ‘Black ANZAC’

“Black ANZAC” is the first feature documentary by Sydney-based director Tim Anastasi. The film depicts the journey of Australian visual artist Hego as he attempts to commemorate the memory of Aboriginal soldiers who fought in

"The Road to Sparta"

Interview: Directors Barney Spender and Roddy Gibson on the Making of ‘The Road to Sparta’

If someone were to ask you to run 246 kilometres in 36 hours you might think they were off their rocker, let alone struggle to believe such a thing were even possible. Yet, when perseverance

"Out of My Head" (Eleventh Hour Films)

Interview: Filmmakers Susanna Styron & Jacki Ochs on the Making of ‘Out of My Head’

Globally, one billion people suffer from debilitating migraines. When filmmaker Susanna Styron’s daughter Emma became one of them, the frequent migraine attacks became the catalyst for her to uncover all that she could about the

Review: ‘Kings of Baxter’

Being asked to perform a Shakespeare play is enough to make anyone break into a heap of sweaty hives. In the “Kings of Baxter” one of Shakespeare’s most famous works “Macbeth” is brought inside the

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

5 Must-See Shorts: Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2018

If you’re a fan of short documentaries, you’ll be thrilled with the lineup of shorts headed to the 2018 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. The festival kicks off next week July 6th and runs through the

5 Must-See Features: Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2018

The 2018 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is fast approaching (July 6 – 14th) and with that comes decisions—what to see! Here are 5 picks to add to your doc loving itinerary. “Big in Japan”  What

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2018 – Docs Down Under!

60+ thought-provoking and inspiring feature and short documentaries will screen in ‘Marvellous Melbourne’ at the third annual Melbourne Documentary Film Festival over 9 days beginning July 6-14th at six venues across the city. Tony Zierra’s

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