British Film Festival 2018

Makes its return to Canberra on 24 October with a selection of the best of new cinema from the British Isles. There is plenty of variety. Stan & Ollie, about the one-half British comedy duo, Laurel and Hardy, Keira Knightley as a French novelist (Colette), a high court drama with…

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Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Review © Jane Freebury Rated M, 1 hr 54 mins Screening at Dendy and Palace Electric   The cartoon that lends its caption to this Gus Van Sant film shows a sheriff’s posse staring at an empty wheelchair among cactus in the desert. The rough line drawing instantly conveys a…

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Italian Film Festival 2018

The Italian Film Festival screens in Canberra at Palace Electric Cinema from 12 September until 7 October. Now in its nineteenth year, the IFF celebrates Italian culture, language and lifestyle with around 30 films. Highlights include the life and times of Silvio Berlusconi in Loro, Cannes festival award winners Happy as…

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