Friday On My Mind – Alkinos Tsilimidos

Friday June 29 – Alkinos Tsilimidos: hard hitting low-budget features Independent director, writer and producer Alkinos Tsilimidos has been consistently praised for his penetrating low-budget feature films. They are resolutely hard hitting, delivering performances of raw emotional intensity and honesty. His début feature Everynight…Everynight (1994) won international critical acclaim and was awarded Best First Film […]

Friday On My Mind – Richard Lowenstein

Friday On My Mind – Richard Lowenstein

Friday July 6: Richard Lowenstein – Margins & Mainstream “The dumbing down of the art of filmmaking to merely that of efficient “storytelling” surely has to be one of the most depressing things about the current state of mainstream cinema. Would we say to a composer, painter, writer or designer they were merely ‘storytellers’? Yet, […]

Friday On My Mind – Jan Sardi

Friday On My Mind – Jan Sardi

Friday June 15: Jan Sardi: Adaptation, audiences and award winning films Jan Sardi is one of Australia’s best known and internationally acclaimed screenwriters. It was his screenplay for Shine that first drew him to local and international prominence resulting in AFI and AWGIE award wins as well as Academy, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Writers’ Guild […]

Friday On My Mind – Robert Connolly

Friday On My Mind – Robert Connolly

Friday June 8: Robert Connolly – Fearless and distinctive filmmaking The fiercely independent multi-award winning producer, director and writer Robert Connolly (The Boys, The Bank, Three Dollars, Romulus My Father, Balibo, The Slap) has established a reputation for tackling controversial social and political subject matter head on. That reputation is likely to escalate with his […]

Friday On My Mind – Jill Bilcock

Friday on My Mind / Every Friday @ 5pm for FREE ACMI Australian Centre for the Moving Image Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia FREE tickets can be picked up from the ACMI Box Office on the day of the event from 10am. Places are limited: First in best dressed Friday June 1 : Jill Bilcock and […]