Category: Film of the Week

Film of the Week: ‘Next Floor’ by Denis Villeneuve

To celebrate the release of Sicario – the new release from acclaimed filmmaker Denis Villeneuve – in Australian cinemas this week, our pick of the week is ‘Next Floor’. ‘Next Floor’ is the 2008 Short Film from Denis Villeneuve and it picked him up the ‘Best Short Film’ at International Critics’ Week in Cannes. It really is a joy to…

Film of the week: ‘Serenade’ by Brian Fairbairn

‘Serenade’ by Brian Fairbairn is a great example of how a simple film, done with limited time and resources, can still have a bold impact. A great script, a powerful performance, and the right single location (in this case the CTA Building in Martin Place) can lend itself to be an engaging and captivating piece. ‘Serenade’ –  a Kino Sydney…

Film of the Week: ‘Moon Priestess’ by Katty Laguette

‘Moon Priestess’ is a short experimental and stop motion animation from artist and Kino filmmaker Katty Laguette. Using 170 images to create a visual artwork, Laguette produced this film in only 32 hours with the help of fellow filmmakers met through Kino Maurice (Mauritius). The film certainly begs the question of what artistic techniques Kino Sydney filmmakers could employ for…