Sydney Film Festival promises exciting season of cinema

Sydney Film Festival promises exciting season of cinema

Now in its 62nd year, the Sydney Film Festival will offer Sydneysiders an exciting season of cinema with premieres, red-carpet openings, panel discussions, international guests and a variety of world-class movies.
A scene at Australia’s local production Ruben Guthrie, Brendan Cowell’s directorial debut – starring Patrick Brammall, Alex Dimitriades, Abbey Lee, Robyn Nevin and Jack Thompson. […]

‘Everything is Forever’ wins int’l filmfest top awards

‘Everything is Forever’ wins int’l filmfest top awards

The journey of Croatian-American composer/singer and writer Nenad Bach through war and peace, and rock and roll captured in the documentary/feature film ‘Everything is Forever’ won top awards at the 47th Annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival. Bach’s connection with the Filipino Australian community is through his music which he lent to support charity drives for victims of super typhoons in the Philippines […]

Filipino films hit a punch at the Adelaide Film Festival

Filipino films hit a punch at the Adelaide Film Festival

It’s festival time in my home city and I would have missed out on two sensational films were it not for Romy Cayabyab, editor and publisher of The Filipino Australian. Romy contacted me from Sydney and put me in touch with the Film Festival committee for an interview with the director and creator of one of the two Filipino movie entries – noted Indie American film maker John Sayles […]