Two amazing gigs coming up in Adelaide pay tribute to Morrison’s seminal album Astral Weeks.
Author Tracey Korsten
British writer Alice Birch won the George Devine Award (for a promising playwright) in 2014, with her work Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. Composed of a series of vignettes, the piece deconstructs those frameworks which we often take so for granted that we don’t notice them until they are flipped: language; work; mothering; marriage and so forth.
Although about a magnificent plane, this film is really about people at their finest.
Stan Lai is regarded as China’s most respected, contemporary theatre director. 30 years ago he started with a script and an improvising theatre troupe, and developed what became Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land.
Michael Caine hosts David Batty’s documentary about the cultural changes wrought by the swinging 60s.
Author Paul Ham will be in Adelaide on 8 November to speak about his new book, New Jerusalem, but we caught up with him from his home in Paris before he began his book tour.
Director David Fairhurst introduces his first feature, the psychological drama Reaching Distance.
This musical double-bill, jointly hosted by OzAsia and Nexus Arts, brings together two outfits with the same aim: to fuse Australian jazz with Carnatic music (the indigenous sound of Southern India).
A rollicking, satisfying, fascinating, constantly surprising cinematic journey.
Doesn’t hit any great depths, but is good-natured enough.
In 2010 Korean choreographer Eun-Me Ahn took some of her dancers and three cameras, travelling around the country. On their journey they filmed older women dancing. These were farmers, fishers, shop-owners, horticulturalists. These women are the backbone of Korea, and Ahn wanted to celebrate them. Dancing Grandmothers is a work which grew out of that initial tour and combines dance, film and movement in a celebration of that most overlooked demographic: the older woman.
Documentary film-maker Catherine Scott talks about her latest project, Backtrack Boys.
MINI British Film Festival 2018 opens this Wednesday night.
The Adelaide Film Festival extends its season by popular demand.
The Adelaide Jazz Club’s next gig on November 9th features Andy Seymour.
The most moving and important documentary to be made in Australia in the last 20 years.
Rachael Blake and Vince Colosimo star in this psychological drama about an author and her struggles to write her second work.
This year’s Adelaide Film Festival delivers a wealth of features, documentaries, shorts and VR, along with special events.