Melbourne’s glitz and glamour hit the town last Thursday night to celebrate the highly anticipated new release of Baz Lurhman’s film, The Great Gatsby. Decked out in their 1920s finest, there was not a corner of the room that didn’t sparkle with diamonds and smiles as guests were given the royal treatment.
Cropped cuts, beads and feathers, sharp suits, decadence and frivolity are everywhere at the moment and there is one main cause: The Great Gatsby. You're invited to a special event screening in Melbourne - don your finest attire and join in on a dazzling evening.
Following its phenomenal success in theatres across the world, I AM ELEVEN - a life–affirming global portrait of humanity at a crucial age - will be launched on May 12 on DVD and iTunes. You are invited to attend the 'In Conversation' at Melbourne's 'Readings' in Carlton.
The life of Australian film-maker Christopher Barnett is one that hasn’t been without it’s difficulties and challenges. However, throughout all his tribulations he has remained resolute in his belief that the Arts can change the world and be a positive force for good, writes Jennifer Lewis.
Set amongst the stunning natural beauty of beach and rainforest in the NSW Northern Rivers region, this year's Byron Bay International Film Festival is a multi-cultural movie marathon, with over 220 cutting edge independent films, 13 world premieres and a record 122 Australian premieres.
As far as Australian films go, Exit is certainly different in many ways. It’s a must see for lovers of Melbourne, writes Glenn Dunks, as it paints the city in a beguiling, mysterious fashion and the city is, more or less, the star of the show.
Media Strikes Back is one of few television programs specifically designed to support its city’s local culture. With fears of cultural erosion, selective mainstream trends and the recent disregard and decline of local content in Australian television, the advent of Media Strikes Back has been auspiciously timed.
National Indigenous Television (NITV) begins broadcasting on SBS4 digital television from 12 December 2012. NITV will televise content about Indigenous Australians, produced by Indigenous Australians, to every Australian household, writes Ilona Nicola.
The fabulous La Mirada Film Festival returns in November 2012, in a new date slot and on more screens than ever before. Screening at two great venues, La Mirada presents the best and most exciting new Spanish and Latin American films of the last twelve months.
Despite its German setting and language, Lore is very much an Australian production, writes Glenn Dunks. Lore comes with an international prestige that will surprise audiences unaware of its background, but it's the film's mature take on WWII and the Holocaust makes it the finest Australian film of the year.
Glenn Dunks reviews Make Hummus Not War; a film that probably doesn’t do enough to make an expensive trip to the theatre completely worthwhile, but what it does achieve is bringing the conflict of the West Bank to audiences in a lighter and accessible way.
Onya Magazine is giving you the chance to win one of five Offspring Season Three DVDs - featuring the complete third season, exclusive special features as well as all-new webisodes from the online series The Nurses.