Australian and New Zealand Cinema

Enduring Loss: JJ Winlove’s June Again and Dementia on Screen

Embracing Identity: Gender-diverse Storytelling and Authenticity in Max Currie’s Rūrangi

Gathering Clouds: Tension and Revelation in Ashley Harris’ How Do You Know Chris?

Caught on Camera: Surveillance and Abstraction in Jonathan Ogilvie’s Lone Wolf

Rays of Desire: Queer Time in Katie Found’s My First Summer

Life on Fast Forward: Mortality and Regret in Josh Lawson’s Long Story Short

Hidden Forces: Childhood, Commerce and Cost in Granaz Moussavi’s When Pomegranates Howl

Fragmented Feelings: Matthew Victor Pastor’s The Neon Across the Ocean

Swimming Through Time: Sally Aitken on Playing with Sharks: The Valerie Taylor Story

Breaking the Waves: Defeating Discrimination in Christopher Nelius’ Girls Can’t Surf

‘The Stars Are All Strange Here’: Cultural Memory and Forgetfulness in Roderick MacKay’s The Furnace

Dry Fidelity: Robert Connolly’s The Dry and Big-screen Crime Adaptation

Bird’s-eye View: Glendyn Ivin on Chance and Nature in Penguin Bloom

Out of Breath: Timely Issues and Old Gender Tropes in Seth Larney’s 2067

Shooting for the Stars: Luke Sparke’s Occupation: Rainfall and the Elusive Australian Blockbuster

Rocky Road: Running From Responsibility in Kurt Martin’s Moon Rock for Monday

Free Country: Colonial Incursions in Stephen Maxwell Johnson’s High Ground

Mending Fences: Animosity and Adaptation in Jeremy Sims’ Rams

Hogan’s Heroes: Star Image in Dean Murphy’s The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

Elusive Connections: Ritual and Reconstruction in Jayden Stevens’ A Family

Bathing in Genre: Homage and Experimentation in Parish Malfitano’s Bloodshot Heart

Reflections on a Shared History: Monica Zanetti on Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt)

Mum’s Not the Word: Identity and Autonomy in Curtis Vowell’s Baby Done

Alone Together: Gregor Jordan on Adapting the Intangible in Dirt Music

House of Horrors: Ageing and Loss in Natalie Erika James’ Relic

All You Can Be: Self-actualisation, Self-acceptance and Disability in Paul Barakat’s Kairos

Performance, Transgression and Transformation: Angie Black’s The Five Provocations

Aussie Mayhem: Judd Tilyard on Jesse O’Brien’s Two Heads Creek

Capricious Childhood: Confronting Family Life in John Sheedy’s H Is for Happiness

Australian Mythology: The Selective Celebration of Rachel Griffiths’ Ride Like a Girl

A Familiar Track: Looking Under the Hood of Owen Trevor’s Go!

Seeing Through the Disguise: Leigh Whannell’s The Invisible Man

Not Another Dying Girl: How Shannon Murphy’s Babyteeth Challenges a Weary Trope

The Political Is Personal: Helen Reddy and the Generational Politics of I Am Woman

Maternal Instinct: Genre, Grief and Mental Illness in Kim Farrant’s Angel of Mine

‘Are You Not Entertained?’: Maziar Lahooti’s Below and the Morality of Pay-per-view Violence

The Pen Is Mightier than the Gun: Justin Kurzel’s True History of the Kelly Gang and Punk Historiography

Lust in Space: Teenage Queerness and Connection in Samuel van Grinsven’s Sequin in a Blue Room

Dawn of the Dad: Masculinity and Maturity in Abe Forsythe’s Little Monsters

Artificial Inheritance: Robotics and Responsibility in Grant Sputore’s I Am Mother