Unlucky Country: Malediction and Middle-class Malaise in James Vaughan’s Friends and Strangers

No Exit: Regional Australian Atrophy in Kyle Davis’ Dry Winter

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?

Flame of Truth: Tiriki Onus and Alec Morgan on Ablaze

Long Way Home: Ben Lawrence and Gabriel Shipton on Ithaka and the Campaign to Free Julian Assange

Open Wound: Excavating Exploitation in Eddie Martin’s The Kids

Shared Suffering: Remembering the Tokyo Firebombing in Adrian Francis’ Paper City

Confession Space: Danny Cohen and Courtney Barnett on Anonymous Club

On the Precipice: Real and Unreal Worlds in Wakefield

Sacred Arts: Devotion and Disillusionment in Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple

Buried Treasure: Overhauling the Canon in Women Make Film

Cinema Science: Journeying Within in Inside Out

Land of Lost Content: Finding a Way Through Walkabout

Reframing the Past: The Emotional Histories of Raoul Peck and Adam Curtis

Everyday Longing: City Life in Winter of Our Dreams and Lonely Hearts

Traversing Homesickness: Olivia Haines on Surf Club

Sliced and Diced: Enzo Tedeschi and Rachele Wiggins on Deadhouse Dark


Local Programming in the Age of Streaming

Tell Me a Story: Narrative Structure in Australian Videogames

Aussie Web Series Go for Gold