The Craft & Co is hosting a big European-style Christmas Market this weekend

Originally posted on The AU Review (December 17, 2016) With Christmas a few mere weeks away, the team behind The Craft & Co are hosting their very first Christmas market on December 11, to be held in the multi-faceted Collingwood space, which is regularly used as an eatery, distillery, brewery, and a coffe roaster among … More The Craft & Co is hosting a big European-style Christmas Market this weekend

Review: The Meat and Wine Co – Hawthorn East

Originally posted on The AU Review (December 2, 2016) As a well-endowed dining district, Melbourne is a hub for innovative food trends and quality multicultural cuisine. However, it is The Meat and Wine Co that fills the small gap missing in this foodie city with their Afro-centric style. Specialists in premium meats, wine and trending … More Review: The Meat and Wine Co – Hawthorn East

MIFF Review: Sonita (Iran, 2015) offers a lot to contemplate

Originally posted on The Iris (August 17, 2016) All too often, the scene of refugees fleeing from the religious violence of Afghanistan and the Taliban is a common image to appear on our television screens and the news publications that slips into our Facebook feeds. The documentary filmmaker, Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, uncovers a more distressing … More MIFF Review: Sonita (Iran, 2015) offers a lot to contemplate

Provocative documentary, The Animal Condition, gets national cinema release

Originally posted on The Iris (August 15, 2016) The provocative Australian documentary The Animal Condition is set for a national cinematic release beginning this week via new Cinema-On-Demand platform, Fan-Force. The documentary follows four NIDA graduates who take an investigative road trip around Australia after coming across online activist videos of suffering farm animals one … More Provocative documentary, The Animal Condition, gets national cinema release

MIFF Review: Certain Women (USA, 2016) is a quiet, gentle piece of cinema

Originally posted on The Iris (August 15, 2016) Proving to be the master of quiet filmmaking, Kelly Reichardt has established quite a name for herself within the independent cinematic industry. With slow-burning, patient films like Old Joy and Wendy and Lucy, her newest picture follows the style of her preceding work. Certain Women, an adaptation … More MIFF Review: Certain Women (USA, 2016) is a quiet, gentle piece of cinema

The 10th annual Sydney Underground Film Festival unleases massive program

Originally posted on The Iris (August 12, 2016) Sydney’s biggest showcase of cult and alternative films, the Sydney Underground Film Festival (SUFF), is back for its 10th year with a lineup of over 100 daring, experimental and controversial films. The festival will run over four big days, with screenings to include various Australian premieres alongside … More The 10th annual Sydney Underground Film Festival unleases massive program