MELBOURNE CINEMATHEQUE 2018 – interview with curator Michael Koller

by GREG KING The 2018 Cinematheque season is underway at ACMI with screenings every Wednesday evening. This year’s program includes retrospectives on Jeanne Moreau and Francois Truffaut, two iconic figures of the French New Wave; American independent filmmaker John Cassavetes; a season of lesser known spaghetti westerns; Twisted Nerve - a season of British thrillers from the 60s and 70s; a retrospective on Montgomery Clift; a retrospective on Ida Lupino a respected film actress who was also a ground breaking director tackling some taboo subject Continue reading

MELBOURNE CINEMATHEQUE 2015 SEASON – interview with Michael Koller

by GREG KING The 2015 season of Melbourne Cinematheque launches on February 11 with a season of films from acclaimed director Michael Antonioni. Melbourne Cineamtheque screens at ACMI every Wednesday with films from many international auteurs, including Jean-Pierre Melville and Paul Thomas Anderson, and some classic films starring the incomparable Ingrid Bergman. To find out more about the 2015 program, Greg spoke to Michael Koller, the program director of the Melbourne Cinematheque. Continue reading