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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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
ANZAC Day, on the 25th of April every year, marks the anniversary of the first major military action by Australian and New Zealand forces during World War I. Each year, we remember those who fought at Gallipoli, and honour ANZACs both past and present. Our picks for the long weekend include three films that celebrate the unique ANZAC spirit: The Telegram Man; Thanks Girls and Goodbye and Nancy Wake: Gestapo’s Most Wanted.
Beginning on the 14th of April, the highly anticipated Tribeca Film Festival will run for 11 days, highlighting some of the world’s best upcoming independent features and documentaries.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will soon announce their selection for the best documentary feature of 2016. Two docs nominated in the 88th Academy Awards, “Cartel Land” and “The Look of Silence”, will be released on Beamafilm next month ahead alongside previous winners: Citizenfour (2015); Searching for Sugar Man (2013); The Cove (2010) and Man on Wire (2009).