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Take a first look at An Inconvenient Sequel

Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy.   //   Cameras follow him behind the scenes – in moments both private and public, funny and poignant -- as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion. AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL in cinemas AUGUST ...

Get What You Need with Music Cinema at GoMA

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Director Chris Saines CNZM said tickets were on sale now for more than 25 films in ‘Get What You Want: Music Cinema’, a program screening from 2 September to 2 October in conjunction with Brisbane Festival. // The film program covers all genres of music from country to disco, folk to hip hop, house to punk, and metal to reggae. It includes films that provide insight on the music and lives of artists including Kurt Cobain, Amy ...

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years Movie Review

In the early years, The Beatles cut their teeth playing an insane number of live gigs (highlighted by their time in Germany) but once they became known worldwide, did not play live that often. Eventually they stopped playing live altogether and became a studio only band. This was before the reform to play benefits industry caught on, so even that didn’t bring them back together again. // Howard’s film focuses on their last great flurry of live gigs and liberally uses live footage ...

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week Competition

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) – the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim. Ron Howard’s film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, “The Beatles.” It will explore their inner workings – how they made decisions, created their music and built their collective career together – ...

Cine Latino Film Festival 2016 Competition

Experience the world’s greatest sporting passion, Latin American style, with a selection of comedy, drama and documentary in Back Four: Four films about Football.  The Hola Mexico Film Festival will present six of the best from Mexico including the bold bio pic GLORIA, which chronicles the life of the pop diva known as the ‘Mexican Madonna’ and the gripping I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY. Other program highlights include veteran Colombian director and Gabriel Garcia Marquez collaborator ...

Wide Open Sky Compeition

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Sydney Film Festival, Wide Open Sky is the uplifting story of a children’s choir in outback NSW. In this remote corner of the state, footy is king and music education is rare as rain. Determined to see the children reach their potential, the choir’s passionate and driven artistic director, Michelle Leonard, strives to open up their world through music. Wide Open Sky takes us into the lives of Kyh, Mack, Opal and Taylah, four ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2016 Australian Tour

Approximately 375 films are entered into the film festival annually, and the top 80 films are selected by a pre-screening committee to be shown at the week long festival in Canada. During the festival, the international film festival jury chooses the best films and presents awards in various categories including: Best Film on Mountain Sport, Best Film on Mountain Environment, Best Film on Mountain Culture, Best Film on Exploration and Adventure and more. From this selection a program of ...

Sherpa Competition

In 2013, the world's media reported on a shocking mountain-high brawl as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. Director Jennifer Peedom and her team set out to uncover the cause of this altercation, intending to film the 2014 climbing season from the Sherpas' point of view. Instead, they captured Everest's greatest tragedy, when a huge block of ice crashed down onto the climbing route, killing 16 Sherpas. For the Himalayan workers repeatedly traversing the mountain carrying ...

Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2015

The festival will kick off with the award winning box office smash hit, GOD WILLING(SE DIO VUOLE), a laugh out loud comedy starring the gorgeous Alessandro Gassman, Marco Giallini and Laura Morante which tells the story of an atheist surgeon with a God-complex, a charismatic priest, a dysfunctional family and an announcement that takes everyone by surprise! The 36 day festival will close with a new restoration of the Academy Award nominated THE CONFORMIST (IL CONFORMISTA), which will see ...

Amy Movie Review

When Winehouse broke out in the early noughties, she really stood out. Here was a jazz singer that wrote incredibly personal lyrics, had great vocal chops and delivered them with a looseness that ran counter to a lot of jazz singer’s rigid professionalism. That she was a hot mess only added to the original appeal. The film was made in the beginning with the family’s full approval but as the final cut came together their disapproval became pronounced and it’s easy to see why as her ...