The Top Ten Australian Films to look out for in 2016

2015 was a spectacle for Australian films, securing our biggest year ever in the box office, as well as performing in the Oscars at levels not seen since Peter Weir. And the light looks to continue shining through 2016, with a selection of Australian and Australian-associated films determined to prove the worth of Australian cinema…

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Screenings for documentary Sherpa announced to raise funds for Australian Himalayan Foundation and Intrepid’s Namaste Nepal Appeal

Award-winning documentary film, Sherpa, will be screening across the country on two nights in February to raise funds for the Australian Himalayan Foundation (AHF) and Intrepid’s Namaste Nepal Appeal.  Sherpa is directed by acclaimed high altitude filmmaker and climber Jen Peedom. The film documents the tragic event that took place in April of 2014 where 16 Sherpas were…

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Sherpa (Australia, 2015)

Jennifer Peedom’s Sherpa is worthy of praise for maintaining it’s focus when it could have easily been lost in the majestic and overwhelming beauty of Mount Everest. The team behind this documentary explore the increasingly strained relationship between the international climbing community and the Sherpas who make such climbs possible, effectively capturing the anxiety that…

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