The nominees for the 15th annual South Australian Screen Awards have been announced, with The Gala Award Night to be held at the Mercury Cinema on 16 May 2014.
Celebrating 23 years of short film excellence, Flickerfest remains Australia’s leading short film festival and is returning to Adelaide!
The Mercury Cinema has announced the return of their Summer Scoops program from 15 January, screening a specially curated selection of 11 films and documentaries from 2013 including five Adelaide premieres and four exclusive South Australia theatrical releases.
Five new short documentaries by Indigenous film makers screened at the Mercury Cinema in anticipation of airing on the SBS free-to-air Indigenous television station NITV Channel 34 in December 2013 and into 2014
The Fantastic World of Juan Orol follows the life of Juanito Orol whose career in the film industry spanned almost 60 works and created the new genre of ‘tropical gangster’ films.
Colosio reconstructs the 1994 assassination of presidential candidate for Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Luis Donaldo Colosio, and presents a fictional account of the weeks that followed.
The Media Resource Centre has announced the launch of five short documentaries made by South Australian Indigenous filmmakers, to screen for one night only before appearing nationally on NITV.
This is the true story of Carlos Castañeda de la Fuente. In an attempt to avenge the 1968 Tlatelolco student massacre, Castañeda tried to kill the Mexican President and spent 23 years incarcerated and tortured.
Light After Darkness is a stunning and deep film that defies traditional filmic techniques to present a story that is at once intimate, honest, commanding and mystifying.
Nosotros los Nobles (We Are The Nobles) opens the Hola Mexico Film Festival this Friday night at Mercury Cinema. Widower and workaholic business mogul Germán Noble (Gonzalo Vega) finally sees his three kids are keen to prove the old adage, ‘wealth shall not pass three generations’. Descended from hard earned money, Noble further improved […]
Después de Lucía (After Lucia) centres around the lives of chef Roberto and his teenage daughter following the death of his wife. The mind-numbingly senseless accident that caused her death was terrible, but what happens subsequently makes that event look like a very merry Christmas...
Rounding the corner, stalking down a school hallway with ankle-snapping heels, designer handbags and the ultimate fashion accessory are the GBF, or Gay Best Friend groupies.
Arresting and thought provoking, Occupy Love, delves into the pressing issues of planetary-wide environmental degradation within the context of the current economic, political and social climate.
Iranian film-maker Mohsen Makhmalbaf and son, Maysam Makhmalbaf, were the first Iranians in decades to film in Israel; a forbidden destination under Iranian law. The result is this brave documentary to learn about the Bahá'í (Iran’s largest religious minority, who suffer intense persecution).
All good film festivals include a retrospective piece. The Iranian Film Festival brought us Downpour, first released in 1972.
Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi’s first film after four years in exile is based on the true story of an Iranian Kurdish poet imprisoned for 27 years in Iran.
Closed Curtain revels in its unpredictability. When you think you have a handle on its story, it completely stands everything on its head. At times moving, it also succeeds in building tension.
Two star-crossed lovers make their fateful meeting with their red and yellow VW Beetles at the intersection of a cold, snowy brick road in this gentle and mellow love story of a man with a ghastly habit and the women he loves.
Opening the Iranian Film Festival on 25 October 2013 is the critically acclaimed, winner of the Iranian People’s Choice Award, Snow on Pines.
From the creative minds of two Adelaide-based, Colombian artists comes Miniambra, a locally produced animated web series and accompanying graphic novel.