By Dan Edwards “If audiences don’t feel somewhat uncomfortable or challenged by watching the film, then I’ve failed as a filmmaker,” contends Informant director Jamie Meltzer. Judging my Meltzer’s criteria, Informant is an admirable success. Meltzer’s ... Read more
Calling all film buffs! Don't miss the Australian premiere of Jonathan Caouette's Walk Away Renee tomorrow night! In 2003, Caouette made shockwaves when he exploded into world of independent cinema with his debut film, Tarnation. Ten years later, ... Read more
Gustavo Proto has, by all appearances, a good life; after a successful career, the Chilean immigrant now lives in a beautiful home in Canada, surrounded by a loving wife and family. However, when he recognises the early onset of Alzheimer’s, Gustavo begins to contemplate ending his life, just as his father did before him
“EL HUASO is a sublime piece of documentary filmmaking that still haunts me. A definite must-see!” – Britt Arthur, Feature Programming
HRAFF On Tour
Our national festival tour returns in 2013 as we travel the country throughout May and June. Showcasing a collection of captivating stories fresh from the Melbourne program, we’ll hit the road in search of new audiences to delight and inspire with our films and art collaborations.