film June 11, 2022

Sydney Film Festival director Nashen Moodley

Nashen Moodley’s approach to his work may best be described as the unabashed love of a true cinephile tempered with a deep sense of directorial duty.

festival June 11, 2022


After two years of setbacks, Rising is finally reaching exhilarating heights with two powerful dance performances from Mette Ingvartsen and Marrugeku.

film May 28, 2022

Cannes Film Festival 2022

Amid the Hollywood glamour, the 75th Cannes Film Festival features its best selection of cinema for years.

festival May 28, 2022

A bonfire of the piano keys

David Sornig’s piano will be engulfed in flames next month as part of RISING's “Piano Burning”, in a performance resonant with both personal and historical significance.

comedy April 9, 2022

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The real treasures of this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival are its local acts.

festival March 12, 2022

Adelaide Festival

This year’s Adelaide Festival is headlined by Barrie Kosky’s latest opera, but among the most affecting shows are the most modest.

festival February 26, 2022

Perth Festival

Despite ongoing issues with the pandemic, this year’s Perth Festival opened with two notable local works.

film February 19, 2022

Europa! Europa! festival

A new film festival offers cinephiles a tranche of riches from contemporary European directors.

festival January 15, 2022

2022 Sydney Festival

The Sydney Festival opens with work that pushes against structures of promise and oppression.

theatre October 16, 2021

Melbourne and Sydney Fringe Festivals go online

This year’s Melbourne and Sydney Fringe Festivals put together lively online programs that prove theatre can successfully translate to screen.

film September 25, 2021

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

The devastating impact of climate change on rural villagers is explored in two films from India’s border regions.