Australian actors Guy Pearce, David Gulpilil and Jack Thompson will star in a film exploring the Northern Territory's 'confronting' history.
'My dad actually said that Hitler saved his life,' says filmmaker Philippe Mora.
The shocking on-air death of TV presenter Christine Chubbuck in 1974 had all but faded from memory, but two very different films have put it back on screen.
Jackie Chan, the spritely 62-year-old who still bears the title of the world's biggest action star, is going to be scaling the heights of the city landmark for his new sci-fi thriller Bleeding Steel.
When Margot Robbie compares Suicide Squad to a "modern-day Dirty Dozen", the 26-year-old Australian actress isn't far wrong.
Two decades since its release, Oscar-winner Shine is still a watershed moment in Australian cinema.
Mat de Koning spent 12 years of his life trying to make Meal Tickets, his documentary about a Perth rock band.
It's been more than a decade since Rachel Ward acted on screen, but the chance to share a role with daughter Matilda Brown tempted her back.
Terence Davies, who made his name with a poetic recollection of his own violent childhood in Distant Voices, Still Lives, returns to the subject of patriarchal violence in this adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon's 1932 novel.
Audience members booed at this difficult, dark film when it screened in Europe. They did not know it would be her last.
If Ben Chisholm looks a little apprehensive, you can't blame him. He's preparing to encounter an enormous, terrifying creature while strapped into "the weirdest rig I've ever been in".
He may be Britain's 'greatest living filmmaker', but that doesn't mean making films is getting any easier for Terence Davies.
From cyber warfare to disconnection from reality, this year's Melbourne International Film Festival has some thought provoking documentaries about where technology is leading us.
Would you sell your house to fund a feature film? First-time filmmaker Kane Guglielmi has done just that, selling his house for more than $1 million to finance the comedy Cooped Up.
Viggo Mortensen has certainly played his share of characters living on the edge. Yet the 57-year-old calls his latest role as a father living off the grid with six precocious children "the most layered, complex and challenging" he's ever had.
Pass the popcorn ... our film reviewers call the shots on what's worth seeing at the Melbourne International Festival.
With the fifth Jason Bourne film upon us, it's easy to get muddled over the troubled past of one of the world's favourite CIA agents.
While Bourne has largely resolved his identity issues, he remains something of a mystery, defined mainly by his ability to absorb more punishment than any real person could.
The mysticism and the performances of the two men playing Karamakate give the film its power, which is considerable.
From a science-fiction thriller to a portrait of a couple.
An accident involving a hydraulic metal door with the strength of "a small car" left actor Harrison Ford with a broken leg on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a British court has heard.
Two films screening at MIFF offer glimpses of the ever-changing woman behind the headlines.
Don't forget: pace yourself.
Game of Thrones' High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce) turns his hand to baking in this tale of multiculturalism that could have benefited from a little less sugar.
The offerings at this year's Arab Film Festival shine a light on private lives in the Arab world.