August 17, 2018 |

Is Cricket Art? Find Out In New Documentary ‘The Art of the Game’

It’s no secret that Australia is a nation of sporting fans. We fill stadiums to watch it; it’s on our screens, and it’s a dependable conversation starter for many. But is sport art? Some would say no, arguing the rules restrict creativity. But others would say yes: it’s visual, and it can have undeniable emotional… More

August 17, 2018 |

A Showcase Of The Best Fiction And Documentary Shorts Produced In SA

Davi, A Stone’s Throw and more to be announced! The next generation of screen storytellers strut their highly impressive stuff in Made in SA, a showcase of the very best fiction and documentary shorts produced in South Australia over the past 12 months. Screening before selected features, these tales from the city and stories from… More

August 16, 2018 |

Cars, Cults and Cricket: What To Expect From The Art On Screen Trilogy

Short documentaries provide the perfect opportunity to mix up your viewing experience and explore a range of topics that might be wildly different – but equally fascinating – in close succession. This year’s Art on Screen Trilogy features three such works, on topics as diverse as motherhood, sport and the persuasive power of the media…. More

August 10, 2018 |

Mother, Wife, Car Driver: ‘The Woman and the Car’ To Premiere At ADLFF

What has changed for women in Australia since the 1970s? It’s a question explored by artist Kate Blackmore in her film The Woman and the Car, a work that looks at motherhood, mobility, film and feminism through the prism of Margaret Dodd’s 1982 short This Woman is Not a Car. The film’s World Premiere is… More

August 8, 2018 |

Be Kind. Pay It Forward.

In the tradition of suspended coffees and random acts of kindness, the Adelaide Film Festival’s Pay It Forward initiative gives incredible organisations – and individuals – a free night at the movies. Pay It Forward works in a fascinatingly simple way: generous corporate advocates already sponsor tickets for local charities and community organisations, so when you pay… More

August 6, 2018 |


The Adelaide Film Festival (ADL FF) today revealed the stunning line up of Adelaide Film Fest FUND projects and additional highlights set to premiere at the festival in October, with sessions now on sale. Together with the recently announced Opening Night Hotel Mumbai Australian Premiere, the first weekend of the 2018 Adelaide Film Festival boasts… More

August 6, 2018 |

Highlights #YOUMUSTSEE At This Year’s Adelaide Film Festival

Three of the most highly-anticipated Australian films of the year (one starring Oscar winner Hilary Swank), the recently announced Australian Premiere of Hotel Mumbai and a special preview of spy thriller series Pine Gap are just the start of this year’s stunning Adelaide Film Festival lineup. The festival, which returns in October, also features a… More

August 6, 2018 |

Female Screen Pioneer Lottie Lyell Inspires New SAFC Award

Image: Lottie Lyell, The Church and the Woman (1917) Today the South Australian Film Corporation launched a new award to commemorate Lottie Lyell’s trail-blazing impact on the screen industry and provide significant financial support to a female-driven screen project. The annual Lottie Lyell Award is for a female screen practitioner, based in South Australia, who is… More

August 1, 2018 |

Hotel Mumbai Is Our Opening Night Film – Here’s Why You Don’t Want to Miss It!

In just a couple of months, the Australian Premiere of Hotel Mumbai will mark the start of the boldly curated screenings and events at this year’s Adelaide Film Festival. Tickets for the highly anticipated Opening Night event are available now! Directed by Anthony Maras, Hotel Mumbai tells the remarkable story of those who were trapped… More

July 30, 2018 |

The Jim Bettison And Helen James Award: Meet The Past Winners

On 11 July, we opened submissions for the fourth year of the Jim Bettison and Helen James Award. The award recognises individual Australians who have contributed exemplary and inspiring lifelong work in their area of expertise, that has benefit to the broader community. Here are some of the prestigious award’s previous winners. Greg Mackie OAM… More