date: 1st Mar 2018

tags: Australian Film, Documentary, Media


When body image activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photograph in 2013, it was seen by more than 100 million worldwide and sparked an international media frenzy.

>> Watch “Embrace” Now


date: 12th Dec 2017

tags: Australian Film, Family


Macauley is a swagman on the road in the 1940s looking for work. He’s a laid back, laconic sort of bloke but when he gets landed with his daughter after his drunken play-girl wife in Adelaide makes him face up to what she believes are his responsibilities, neither he nor his daughter are ready for each other. But in the beginning he’s all she’s got, and at the end, she’s all he’s got.

>> Watch “The Shiralee” Now


date: 20th Oct 2017

tags: Culture, Film

Seduced and Abandoned directed by James Toback

“Seduced and Abandoned” is the story of two men, James Toback and Alec Baldwin, attempting to film their attempt to make a film deal at Cannes, and all the hilarious, moving and surprising things that happen to them along the way. An intimate, personal chat with Scorsese, Polanski and Coppola, a chase after the likes of Jessica Chastain and Ryan Gosling, an exposé of back-room wheeling and dealing.

>> Watch “Seduced and Abandoned” Now


date: 10th May 2017

tags: Australian Film


A classic piece of Australiana, “Puberty Blues traces the lives of two adolescent females who have spent the first part of their lives in a group by themselves, while desperately trying to break into the “in” crowd who dominate the Greenhill beach.

>> Watch “Puberty Blues” Now


date: 12th Apr 2017

tags: Art, Film


Robert Frank revolutionized photography and independent film. He documented the Beats, Welsh coal miners, Peruvian Indians, The Stones, London bankers, and the Americans. This is the bumpy ride, revealed with unblinking honesty by the reclusive artist himself.

>> Watch “Don’t Blink – Robert Frank”


date: 24th Oct 2016

tags: Australian Film, Biography

Show Me the Magic

“Show Me the Magic” takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine, from a one-horse town in outback New South Wales to the heights of Hollywood.

>> Watch “Show Me the Magic” Now



Putuparri and the Rainmakers (2015) is an epic film about about courage, family, Aboriginal culture and law as Putuparri Tom Lawford, a Kimberley Wangkajunga man, takes a deeply rewarding journey back to his desert home and traditional lands.

>>Watch “Putuparri and the Rainmakers” Now.


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In NAIDOC Week (3 – 10 July 2016), Australia celebrates the history, culture, and achievements of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Under this year’s NAIDOC Week theme, “Songlines – The living narrative of our nation”, we can celebrate the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through the lens of film.


date: 23rd May 2016

tags: Film, News

Ken Loach Palm d'Or

Ken Loach takes out the Palm D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for the second time with his film “I, Daniel Blake.” Celebrate the work of this iconic director with Beamafilm.

>> Check out some of Ken Loach’s earlier work on Beamafilm now.


date: 1st May 2016

tags: Biography, Film


The highly acclaimed and infamous Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas, was invited to New York for a series of poetry readings in 1950 by John M Brinnin. The ensuing dramas inspired a book and now a film starring Elijah Wood.

>> Watch “Set Fire to the Stars” Now.






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