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ANTENNA DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

By Mark Morellini Australia’s international documentary film festival returns for its eighth edition, presenting 38 stimulating feature-length films and 10 shorts from 23 countries. Australia is prominent with a selection of 16 films. Each year this festival grows in popularity, evident from the new partnership Antenna has established with Dendy Newtown, which means that documentary […]

American Essentials Film Festival

American cinema isn’t all about Hollywood; it has a thriving community of fringe and independent film makers. The American Essentials Film Festival currently touring Australia is a selection of 31 films curated by Artistic Director Richard Sowada and showcasing the depth and range of films that steer away from the mainstream. The program includes newly […]

Bondi New Years Eve festival cancelled

By Joe Bourke Opinions are divided in Bondi after the announcement that ‘Shore Thing’, the popular beach’s annual New Years Eve music festival, has been cancelled. In the official statement made by festival organisers Mi5, “lengthy discussions with Council and other stakeholders” were cited as justification for cancelling the event. Waverley Mayor Sally Betts said […]

NIB

Men’s health appeal The Royal Flying Doctor Service is telling men to “man up” and get a primary health check as part of Men’s Health Week until June 15. The service aims to increase awareness among men of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease. Health services general manager Linda Cutler […]

NAKED CITY: REINVENTING THE FESTIVAL!

  As we approach the summer ‘festival’ season with the big budget Sydney Festival and a stack of other rock and dance music celebrations, maybe it’s time to sit down and reinvent the wheel. Already doubts are being cast on the future of many of the long-running Australian music fests with the cancellation of this […]

HIGH & DRY FESTIVAL

Love music festivals but hate Southern Cross tattoos? The High & Dry is the festival for you! Pitching at Camp Wollimi, just two hours north of Sydney, High & Dry promises three days of independent music from Sydney and around Australia between November 27 and 29. The festival is 100% independent, artist-run and not for profit, […]

ANODE FESTIVAL

It's official, summer is (almost) upon us. With it comes that warm, breezy, devil-may-care frivolity that is to blame for empty wallets, heavy eyelids and daydreaming at work. If you're wondering what to do with this newfound energy, Sydney is doing what it does best - a festival. The Anode festival is a, “genre-busting” season […]