5 films to rave about – Sound systems, acid-house and the yellow smiley

Grab your glow sticks and don the fluro, ‘Rave’ is a music-filled cinematic party that celebrates the rave phenomenon as a sweet-harmony of escapism, hedonism and self-expression. Come and immerse yourself in techno vibes, jungle beats and smooth synth in this free film program at the Australian Cinémathèque, Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) that will…

5 films to get you revved up

What does a biker do when not riding — visit ‘The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire‘ and watch a film obviously! ‘The Motorcycle‘ exhibition opens the throttle on 150 years of ground-breaking design that shaped one of the most iconic objects the world has ever seen. Featuring racers, record breakers and road icons up close. Get…

5 BIFF 2020 films plugging in to the power of music

Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF 2020) taps into music’s power of social conscience in many ways, from soundtracks that immerse us in carefully-crafted, thought-provoking worlds to full-fledged riff-powered activism.   For his debut feature Air Conditioner 2020, Angolan director Fradique’s invites singer-composer-producer Aline Frazão to compose the perfect lilting score for the magical-realist wanderings of…