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It’s a tough life trying to make people laugh. It might be fun for some but utter misery for others – it is a journey nonetheless into the unpredictable existence of the jobbing comedian.Rent this film for 48hrs or view the trailer
Leanne Pooley offers a revealing look into the lives of the World’s only comedic, country singing, dancing, and yodeling lesbian twin sisters.View film, trailer, Rent For 48hrs or start a FREE 7 day subscription
Phil Grabsky brings us the music and life story of one of the world's favourite composers, Fryderyk Chopin.Rent this film for 48hrs or view the trailer
8 players with 703 years between them compete in the World over 80s Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia.View film, trailer, Rent For 48hrs or start a FREE 7 day subscription
The jaw dropping, heartbreaking, true story of the bizarre cult established in Austalia in the early 60s.Rent this film for 48hrs or view the trailer
Following the publication of a study forecasting the possible extinction of mankind by 2100, Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent travelled through 10 countries to understand the reasons of this upcoming catastrophe and, most of all, how to prevent it.Rent this film for 48hrs or view the trailer
Determined to stop a gas mine being built near her inner-city Sydney home, Anna Broinowski, in a world first, goes to North Korea to meet the masters of propaganda filmmaking.View film, trailer, Rent For 48hrs or start a FREE 7 day subscription
This is the celebratory story of the renowned international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma.Rent this film for 48hrs or view the trailer
Dr Helen Caldicott, firebrand anti-nuclear campaigner, celebrated author and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, is too alarmed to retire. Certain that the White House's War on Terror is escalating the global nuclear arms race.View film, trailer, Rent For 48hrs or start a FREE 7 day subscription
In 1967 a group of Victorian AFL (VFL) stars jetted off to challenge the All-Ireland champions, County Meath, at their own game. The players were, and are, household names - Barassi, Skilton, Jesaulenko, Davis, Hart, Nicholls, Mann, Dugdale, Fraser.Rent this film for 48hrs or view the trailer
Beamafilm talks to Sarah Jayne Portelli, the director of award-winning short “Daughter”, about the challenges and joys of making the film.
It’s a tough life trying to make people laugh. It might be fun for some but utter misery for others – it is a journey nonetheless into the unpredictable existence of the jobbing comedian.
We’re right in the middle of National Science Week. It’s a week that celebrates science and technology, and the contributions of many to these fields. So why not spark your curiosity and get inspired by one of our stunning science films: Sepideh: Reaching for the Stars, In the Shadow of the Moon, Particle Fever, Who’s Afraid of Wilhelm Reich, Pandora’s Promise, This Changes Everything.
Beamafilm talks to Malcolm McKinnon, the director of “The Farmer’s Cinematheque”, about the challenges and joys of making the film.
For more than fifty years, Relvy Teasdale and his son John made beautiful films on their farm and within their small community in the Wimmera region of Australia. For the Teasdales, farming and film-making were an inter- related devotional practice, offering views into the psychological, social and economic complexities of a wondrous and sophisticated rural world that on the one hand seems to be disappearing but on the other continues to sustain, adapt and recreate itself. Their luminous archive connects past and present generations, revealing the rhythms and rituals of life on the land and drawing surprising parallels between settler and indigenous modes of mapping and looking after country.
Artist and filmmaker Philippe Mora is producing a graphic novel about his late father, Georges, widely known in Melbourne as a beloved contemporary art patron and owner of bohemian eateries Mirka Café, Café Balzac and the Tolarno Restaurant and Galleries. Less known, however, is Georges’ astonishing history in the French resistance during World War II.
Ned Kelly is an Australian icon. Thought a hero by some and a terrorist by others, this documentary sets out to examine the man, the many prickly issues and to tell the historically accurate story. 11
David Lynch takes us on an intimate journey through the formative years of his life. From his idyllic upbringing in small town America to the dark streets of Philadelphia, we follow Lynch as he traces the events that have helped to shape one of cinema’s most enigmatic directors.