Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2015

© Jane Freebury Allons au cinéma, cinéphiles! There are 49 films to choose from at the French Film Festival this year. Even more options than last year. As the season unfolds during March-April in eight locations across the country, the easy part will be savouring…

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British Film Festival 2014

© Jane Freebury No fledgling event this, even if it only began a year ago. The British Film Festival has come to town with an impressive line-up just when Canberra filmgoers thought the frenzied festival season was drawing to a close. The inaugural BFF breezed…

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Diverging Australian cinematic futures (1991)

© Jane Freebury Published in Australian Society magazine September 1991 The Sydney season of the 1991 Australian Film Festival opened with the striking juxtaposition of Jocelyn Moorehouse's Proof and Rolf de Heer's Dingo. Both nominated for best feature in the Australian Film Institute awards, they…

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