A meditation on love, land and the power of connection

This is a difficult film to categorise. Structurally, its core is a famous 2004 concert, where Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter – husband and wife, and both legends of the Australian music scene – joined the Australian Art Orchestra on stage for a musical odyssey through their back catalogue.

Twist on classic coming of age saga

In an interview with Variety, Joachin Trier describes his latest film as “a coming of age tale for grown-ups who wish they had already done so”. 

Performance depth fails to save Nitram

How do you portray on screen Australia’s worst modern-day massacre, Port Arthur, in a way that is both sensitive and truthful? How do you contend with the human realities, as well as the social and political context in which the film is made?