Brand: A Second Coming

DVD Review: Brand: A Second Coming (USA, 2015)

Shocking, humorous, provocative and purely interesting, Ondi Timoner’s latest documentary Brand: A Second Coming looks at the life and rise of one of Britain’s most unique comedians, Russell Brand. The film takes us, in particular, through his journey to produce a changed spiritual mind-self and his motivation for a socialist way of life. Brand, a self-defined narcissist,…

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Exclusive Interview: Ondi Timoner – Director of Brand: The Second Coming – opens up on working with Russell at the Sydney Film Festival

Last month, director Ondi Timoner – perhaps best known for her incredible documentary DIG!, among many others – was in Sydney to premiere her new documentary Brand: A Second Coming at the Sydney Film Festival. Larry Heath had the opportunity to talk to Ondi about the film, about collaborating with Russell, his controversial no-show at SXSW…

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Red Carpet Highlights from the final weekend of the Sydney Film Festival 2015

The final weekend of the Sydney Film Festival was jam packed with major events around the city. Here are some photos from the premieres of the iPhone film Tangerine, the new documentary Brand: A Second Coming – both who had the filmmakers in attendance – as well as the nominees at the Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films….

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