Film

RevFest: Get Your Shorts On!

The final night of the Revelations Film Festival made time to showcase a collection of Australian-made short films. Overall, the quality of the output was high – the acting was uniformly excellent, the directorial visions were mostly clear and effective, and the generous budgets for each were...

RevFest: 78/52

There have been moments throughout pop-culture history so powerfully felt upon their reveal, and now so deeply ingrained within the collective consciousness of the populace, that it’s actually possible to chart how life changed from that moment onward. And not just for those who witnessed the moment,...

RevFest: Free Fire

Acclaimed English director Ben Wheatley has revealed himself to be one of the nation’s most interesting practitioners. He seems to feel a palpable discontentment pertaining to any sort of audience expectation, instead choosing to violently buck against good sense and restraint in favour of delving into some...

AVENOIR X HIPFLASK MONTHLY EVENTS | JULY

Download hipflask on Android | IOS for upcoming events in Perth WEEK ONE: 3rd ­– 9th 7th July, 6pm | I Am Obsessed With You | Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA | Free It’s been well established that this is the digital era; the age where everything we do is in...

Fire at Sea’s Fresh Eyes on the Refugee Crisis

Fire at Sea is an observational Italian documentary that explores Europe’s refugee crisis through a non-politicised lens. Screening as a part of Perth International Art Festival’s second film season, Gianfranco Rosi’s Oscar-nominated piece offers no stringent call-to-action but rather leaves space for interpretation, observation and humanity. The...

Perth goes North for Scandinavian Film Festival

As Perth continues to get colder, the third annual Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival beckons perpetual hibernators to go North and experience the most exciting upcoming films from our ‘Scandi’ counter-parts. Showcasing 22 of the most ground-breaking films from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland, the festival will...

Revelations Film Festival: OBSERVANCE

An unnerving pan showing waves crashing on a peculiar black-and-white beach where meaning is inexplicable. And so begins Observance, one creepy psychological thriller exploring voyeurism, grief, and the sickness of the human condition. Premiering in WA as a part of Revelation Film Fest’s ‘May Revelations’ last month,...