The Sapphires

Soul, Aborigines-style

The Wayne Blair-directed "The Sapphires" comes out tomorrow in New York and L.A. "The Sapphires" is a 2012 Australian musical comedy-drama film based on the 2004 stage play of the same name, itself derived from a true story. "Sapphires" is about four indigenous women, Gail (Deborah Mailman), Julie (Jessica Mauboy), Kay (Shari Sebbens) and Cynthia (Miranda Tapsell), who are discovered by a talent ... more >

The Sapphires

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Australian aboriginal movie, other new titles added to Cannes roster

It's crowded here

We are fifteen days away from the 65th edition of the Cannes festival—hooray! This year, sixty films will be included in the official sections—six additional features were just added, as follows: A French production, “Renoir” by Gilles Bourdos, which will close the festival, “Djeca” by Aida Begic, and “Gimme the Loot” a first-feature by Leonun Adam, have been added to the Certain Regard ... more >