All posts tagged director

Grief hits home in Israel

The award-winning Israeli film Foxtrot, currently in Australian cinemas, attempts to respond to the country’s continuing cycle of conflict, with director Samuel Maoz offering a metaphor for Israeli life.

Spotlight on Israeli films

From dramas to documentaries, this year's AICE Israeli Film Festival under the helm of director Richard Moore offers a smorgasbord of award-winning films, writes Danny Gocs.

Kosky’s opera wows Adelaide

Acclaimed opera director Barrie Kosky enjoyed a triumphant return to the Adelaide Festival with his spectacular production of Handel’s opera Saul earlier this month.

Festival fever, Kosky style

A spectacular production of Handel’s biblical oratorio, Saul, is bound for the 2017 Adelaide Festival with leading director Barrie Kosky at the helm.

Director, former teacher dies

The theatre world is mourning the death of director and former teacher Charles Slucki, who died suddenly from a heart attack in Los Angeles on December 30 on his way back to Melbourne.

Shopping with Streisand

Jonathan Tolins’s play Buyer and Cellar is a comedy about an out-of-work actor who takes a job as a shop assistant in the basement of superstar singer Barbra Streisand’s mansion.

Sundance springboard

CALLING Ariel Kleiman the “Sundance Kid” may be an apt description for the up-and-coming Melbourne filmmaker. Sundance, the American film festival held annually in Utah since 1978, has provided a

Jewish themes at Cannes

WHILE the Cannes Film Festival is famous for its glamorous red carpet premieres and champagne parties, for Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF) director Eddie Tamir the focus was on finding […]

Berlin revels in Kosky touch

I’M huddled up in a scratchy coat to shield myself from the biting wind as I hasten from the Brandenburg Tor down Unter den Linden in the heart of historic […]

Woody’s Oscar-winning form

WOODY Allen joins Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese as the most Oscar-nominated American film directors actively making movies today – they all have seven directing nominations, with Spielberg winning twice […]