Review: ‘As the Crow Flies’

Directed by Tess Girard, “As the Crow Flies” follows the journey of a group of young Royal Canadian Air Cadets as they take part in an intense flight training program to earn their private pilot’s license. Typically, such a feat takes individuals six to eight months. For these 17-year-olds, they have seven weeks. “As the […]

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Review: ‘Unraveling Athena’

What does it take to become the highest ranked women’s tennis player in the world? That is the question Francis Amat seeks to answer in the feature length documentary “Unraveling Athena” premiering in Australia at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival on July 28th. Four years in the making, the film features interviews with over 20 […]

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MDFF 2019: Australian Docs to Watch

Close to half of the 112 films at this year’s Melbourne Documentary Film Festival are by Australian filmmakers. The intimately personal stories they capture offer a thought-provoking reflection and unforgettable look at Australia’s heart, complexity, and uniquely wonderful soul through a diverse and deeply moving collection of narratives that highlight some of the best work […]

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Shorts – 10 to Catch at the 2019 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

There are 62 short documentaries set to screen at MDFF 2019 and with that comes the very difficult question: What to see? Shorts often pack an emotional punch. They’ll make you laugh, cry, and drop your jaw before your seat’s even warm. The selection of shorts at this year’s Melbourne Documentary Film Festival will do […]

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Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2019

The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival returns July 19th – 30th bringing together an incredible ensemble of documentaries and acclaimed filmmakers from around the world and Australia. Now in its fourth year, the ever-growing festival continues to reign Australia’s non-fiction film scene. Festival-goers this year can expect to be wowed by an inspiring selection of 112 […]

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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 WW1 through a mural project in the inner-city Sydney suburb of Redfern and elsewhere in Australia such as Meningie. The […]

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