date: 1st Mar 2018

tags: Australian Film, Documentary, Media


When body image activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photograph in 2013, it was seen by more than 100 million worldwide and sparked an international media frenzy.

>> Watch “Embrace” Now


date: 19th Feb 2018

tags: Activism, Awards, History

I Am Not Your Negro

Raoul Peck’s “I Am Not Your Negro” wins the 2018 BAFTA for Best Documentary.

>>Watch “I Am Not Your Negro” Now


date: 13th Feb 2018

tags: War


One of the most influential films of all time, Alain Resnais’ first feature is a beautifully realised parable of love and war set in bomb-ravaged Japan.

>> Watch “Hiroshima Mon Amour” Now


date: 9th Feb 2018

tags: Documentary, Environment, Music


Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. The idea scarcely existed that wild landscapes might hold any sort of attraction. Mountains were places of peril, not beauty. How then have mountains come to hold us spellbound, drawing us into their dominion, often at the cost of our lives?

>> Watch “Mountain” Now


date: 8th Feb 2018

tags: Education, Humanities


Long careers are drawing to a close for John and Amanda, who teach Latin, English, and guitar at a stately home-turned-school, where they are legends with a mantra: “Reading. ‘Rithmetic. Rock ‘n’ roll!” But leaving is the hardest lesson.

>> Watch “School Life” on Beamafilm


date: 29th Jan 2018

tags: Activism, Biography, History

I Am Not Your Negro

Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck (The Man by the Shore, Moloch Tropical, Murder in Pacot), returns with a transcendent documentary examining the life and work of literary iconoclast and queer icon James Baldwin.

>>Watch “I Am Not Your Negro” Now


date: 12th Dec 2017

tags: Australian Film, Family


Macauley is a swagman on the road in the 1940s looking for work. He’s a laid back, laconic sort of bloke but when he gets landed with his daughter after his drunken play-girl wife in Adelaide makes him face up to what she believes are his responsibilities, neither he nor his daughter are ready for each other. But in the beginning he’s all she’s got, and at the end, she’s all he’s got.

>> Watch “The Shiralee” Now


date: 27th Nov 2017

tags: Uncategorized

Caveman Calling

Modern life is complex, full of distractions and obligations. Who hasn’t wished for a simpler life? But how far are you willing to go? Could you live like a caveman?

>> Watch “Caveman Calling” Now


date: 20th Nov 2017

tags: Crime, Drama, Horror

Still from Hounds of Love

The debut feature of Aussie director Ben Young, “Hounds of Love” is a savage thriller that will shock and enthrall.

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date: 16th Nov 2017

tags: Biography, War

Winston Churchill Walking With Destiny

Winston Churchill is one of the most iconic leaders of the 20th century, leading Great Britain through the trials of World War II. So what is his continuing legacy today, in the 21st century?

>> Watch “Winston Churchill: Walking With Destiny” Now 



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