Brisbane International Film Festival Announces Inaugural Short Film Award
Palace Cinemas will be injecting a cash prize of $2,000 for The BIFF Centurion Short Film Award to the best Brisbane short film Director. All award finalists will have completed their graduate film project in 2016. Entries include Griffith Film School’s Claire Randall, winner of the Crystal Bear for her short ‘Wolfe’ at Berlinale in the youth focussed Generation14plus program.
Festival Co-Director Maxine Williamson said, “It is BIFF's pleasure to provide a meeting place for the ...
Film series: Straight-laced and scandalous – Stories from the Victorian era
In many ways it can be seen as an optimistic period which witnessed the beginning of modern times: the Victorians promoted the middle class, developed a global vision, fostered legal justice and attempted to eradicate poverty and child-labour. Conversely, it can be seen a time of oppression and hypocrisy.
Victorian society was bound by inflexible rules and social inhibitions. These codes were especially harsh for women. With the institution of marriage often ...