CZECH AND SLOVAK FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – interview with festival director Cerise Howard

by GREG KING The 4th Czech and Slovak Film Festival begins screening at ACMI from September 14. This year the festival has the theme of text and texture. There are screenings of classic Czech films in collaboration with Melbourne Cinematheque, short films screening on the big screen at Federation Square, and this year some special screenings as Canberra's National Film and Sound Archive. Greg spoke to festival director Cerise Howard to find out more about this year's program. http://www.mediafire.com/dow…/ih95yvsqk5qjq0a/210819_002.MP3 Continue reading

HUMAN RIGHTS ARTS AND FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – interview with Malcolm Blaylock

by GREG KING The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival screens around Australia in May. Screening during the festival are a number of fictional dramas and documentaries dealing with things like refugees, gay issues, the environment. There are four short film programs as well. The opening night film is the controversial and topical documentary Chasing Asylum. In Melbourne, the festival screens at ACMI from May 5 - May 19. Greg spoke to festival director Malcolm Blaylock to find out more about this year's exciting Continue reading

ECCO HOMO – interview with Richard Lowenstein and Lynn-Maree Milburn

by GREG KING Provocateur, artist, performer: Peter Vanessa "Troy" Davies was a chameleon, and this documentary attempts to come to grips with this elusive figure using a wealth of archival footage and interviews. Ecco Homo screens at ACMI as part of Melbourne Queer Film Festival, on Sunday April 3 at 8.15pm . Greg spoke to co directors Richard Lowenstein and Lynn-Marie Milburn to learn more. http://www.mediafire.com/listen/r35vv990m24u6ad/200721_004.MP3   Continue reading

TAKE HEART – interview with director Mike Hill

by GREG KING Take Heart is a new documentary about the quest to rid Australasia of Rheumatic Heart Disease, an invisible disease that threatens the lives of over 30 million young people around the world. The film will be released via the Tugg Platform and will screen on NITV in 2016. The DVD release features some 160 minutes of additional material. Greg spoke to director Mike Hill to find out more. http://www.mediafire.com/download/as6c73ewx2eerjx/210225_001.MP3   Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILMS SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #167

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Gods Of Egypt,’ ‘America Wild,’ ‘Hail Caesar,’ ‘Son Of Saul,’ ‘13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi’  and ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’. This episode also contains interviews with Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, George Clooney, Ralph Fiennes, Lily James, Sam Riley, Emmanuelle Denavit-Feller (27th Alliance Francoise French Film Festival), Ron Diamond (Animation Show Of Shows), Roberto Ciabarra (In Praise Of Parker Posey), Nic Continue reading