Another Country

Another Country: David Gulpilil Explains Indigenous Culture

The Molly Reynolds’ directed film, Another Country, is a difficult work to define. Guided by the cool, calm, and soothing narration of indigenous actor, David Gulpilil, we are sent on an almost structure-free wander through Gulpilil’s home town, Ramingining. I say almost, because both he and Reynolds have a very clear purpose in mind – to…

By James Curnow
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The 100 Greatest Australian Films of All Time: Part 5 (2005-2014)

In this final entry in our five part series on the greatest Australian films of all time, we focus our attention on the best Australian movies made since 2005. While the financial challenges of local film production continue to this day, a brief look at the output of the last ten years reveals an impressive…

By James Curnow

The First Australians: Ten great films about indigenous Australia

The twenty-sixth of January has passed for another year, although most of my readers will be unaware of the significance that the day holds for Australians. It is Australia Day, a celebration of our national character (perhaps akin to Thanksgiving in the United States) on the date that the First Fleet arrived in 1788. The…

By James Curnow