Over the golf courses and swimming pools of the southern Californian coastline, the skies are filled with unexplained phenomenon that few glimpse. Not so Christo Roppolo, whose been spotting red orbs and pulsating coloured shapes since he was a boy (Click here)
Those all-American pillars of integrity - sport and religion - are examined with a big heart and warm touch in J.D. Scott's 50s-set true story, Spirit of The Game (Click here).
Despite the devastation of two separate aggressor invasions and often hamstrung by censorship and bureacracy, the 100 year-old Vietnamese film community has forged a strong brand and unique voice within the global cinema community. (Click here)
With her 2014 film Erasing Dad, documentarian Ginger Gentile redefined how the Argentinian family courts addressed Parental Alienation. With her follow-up, Erasing Family, her aim is global change (Click here).
CANNES 2016: From the troublesome recollections of a youth spent in the often violent Eastern European countryside, director Bogdan Mirica has crafted Dogs (Caini), a thrilling, slow burn 'Romanian western' that earned the debutant director an Un Certain Regard call-up at Cannes 2016 (Click here)
Both long on title and self-knowing laughs, Kiwi low-budget sci-fi romp This Papier Mache Boulder is Actually Really Heavy is set to jump from film festival favourite to wider audience hit (Click here)
SUFF 2016: A YA bestseller adaptation dodges the studio route and emerges with all it's important elements intact in Billy O'Brien's Darko-esque I Am Not a Serial Killer, starring a resurrected Max Records (Click here).
MUFF 2016: Festival director Richard Wolstencroft jumps on the controversy bandwagon in referencing the GOP candidate in his press material, but is this year's Melbourne Underground Film Festival really under the influence of Trump politics (Click here).
CANNES 2016: A prized slot in the 2016 Un Certain Regard announced Michael O'Shea as a filmmaker to watch, reaffirmed by his moody, bloody makeover of the teenage vampire genre, The Transfiguration (Click here)
CINEFESTOZ 2016: A vengeance seeking brother mired in grief inadvertantly brings violence to a sleepy mid-north coast township in Tim Blackburn's noirish Burns Point (click here)
For Vanessa Moltzen, the very un-ladylike genres of western and horror have combined in Michael Du-Shane's Bullets for The Dead to provide a leading lady role she can sink her teeth into (Click here).
SUFF 2016: The 10th anniversary incarnation of Sydney's most out-there film event offers a typically eclectic mix of politically-charged, culturally-subversive and downright weird international and local film visions (Click here)