Review: ‘Raising Joey’

At just under 9 minutes long, “Raising Joey” wins hearts with its humbling look at the work of wildlife carers as they strive to rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned joeys following the devastating Australian bushfires of early 2020. Joined by renowned animal photographer Alex Cearns OAM, whose work often helps support and promote animal […]

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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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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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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 Ivan Gaal and Janos Zoltan. In this fascinating and quirky 8-minute short, Denis Evans a journalist and presenter at Melbourne […]

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Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

In case you haven’t heard, Documentary Drive is an official media partner with the 2016 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival! Beginning in June and leading straight up to the fest, which runs from July 9th-11th at Melbourne’s Howler Art Space, Documentary Drive will be featuring interviews with many of this year’s talented filmmakers. In addition, you can […]

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