David Stratton – who has interviewed prominent figures in film over the years as part of the Ian McPherson Memorial Lecture – is himself the subject of this year's lecture.
Two panels showcasing leading creative voices, prominent Indigenous auteurs and filmmakers discussing their craft and storytelling approach.
Lee Tamahori (Once Were Warriors) will discuss his return to New Zealand, after 20 years in Hollywood, to realise this moving family drama.
The Academy Award-winning director will discuss her experiences as a woman filmmaker in Pakistan. Hosted by Macquarie University’s Kathryn Millard.
Following the screening of A Flickering Truth, join director Pietra Brettkelly, NFSA’s Gayle Lake and Golden Age’s Kate Jinx as they examine the cultural value of film as part of our heritage.
Actor and director Mel Gibson (Mad Max, Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ) discusses his role in the Cannes selected film Blood Father and his latest directorial offering Hacksaw Ridge.
Renowned filmmaker, critic and festival programmer Tony Rayns takes us on a journey through provocative Korean indie cinema.
Director Peter Middleton’s talk will focus on his innovative process of re-creating the thoughts and observations of John Hull, the late writer and theologian.