Posts by Laura Venning

The Story of Looking

By Laura Venning

Documentary maker Mark Cousins gets personal with this eye-opening essay film about the history of human vision.


Ahead of the Curve

By Laura Venning

This engaging documentary celebrates the work of an iconic lesbian publication and its fearsome creator.

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By Laura Venning

Writer/director Ira Sachs misses a trick with this ambling family drama set in a picturesque Portuguese town.


How Gillian Armstrong feminised Australian Cinema

By Laura Venning

In 1979, the first Australian film directed by a woman since the silent era signalled a new dawn for female authorship.

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