All The Way Through Evening has recently been added to ACMI’s online streaming platform ACMI Cinema 3. It joins Winter at Westbeth which was added to the service in October, appearing as part of the Seniors Film Festival. ACMI Cinema 3 is an online streaming platform that allows users to rent new releases, classics, andContinue reading “FILMS ADDED TO ACMI CINEMA 3”
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TELLY AWARD WIN
Winter at Westbeth was awarded a Silver Telly award for Television (Cultural) after its broadcast as an episode of America ReFramed on the WORLD network. America ReFramed was also awarded a Gold Telly Award for Best Documentary (Series). A full list of winners is available on the Telly Awards website. Winter at Westbeth will haveContinue reading “TELLY AWARD WIN”
US TV BROADCAST
WINTER AT WESTBETH will be broadcast nationally across America as part of the Emmy award winning prime time documentary program America ReFramed. The film will make its U.S. television premiere and streaming debut on Tuesday, December, 11, 2018 at 8 p.m. (7pm CT / 9pm PST, over a multicast seven-day window) on WORLD Channel as part ofContinue reading “US TV BROADCAST”
‘EVENING’ TO SCREEN AT ACMI NOV/DEC
Rohan’s acclaimed 2012 film ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING has been programmed at ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) as part of their summer matinee series. Visit the ACMI website for trailer, tickets and session times. ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING is the life affirming story of concert pianist Mimi Stern-Wolfe who performs anContinue reading “‘EVENING’ TO SCREEN AT ACMI NOV/DEC”
NZ RELEASE FOR ‘WESTBETH’
WINTER AT WESTBETH will be released on April 27th at cinemas around New Zealand, distributed by Vendetta Films. Confirmed locations (with more to come): AKL | Academy Cinemas, Bridgeway Cinema, Rialto Cinemas, Monterey Cinemas WEL | Penthouse Cinema and Cafe, Wellington, Shoreline CinemaWaikanae CHCH | Academy Gold Cinema DUN | Rialto Cinemas Dunedin REG | DomeContinue reading “NZ RELEASE FOR ‘WESTBETH’”
AUSTRALIAN TV PREMIERE
Winter at Westbeth is to have its Australian television premiere this Sunday 12th March at 10PM on the national broadcaster ABC.
Stephen Pizzello, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of American Cinematographer, has once again served as the jury for the American Cinematographer Award for Cinematography at Salem Film Fest. Winter at Westbeth was nominated for this accolade, with Pizzello remarking: “[The film] …offers a moving, life-affirming visit with the elderly residents of an artists’ community in New York’sContinue reading “AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER”
FEB / MARCH SCREENINGS
Winter at Westbeth will be screening as part of the European documentary film festival ZAGREB DOX in Croatia on February 28th. For more information visit: http://zagrebdox.net Winter at Westbeth will also screen as part of the Salem Film Festival on Sunday March 5th at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. Mimi Stern-Wolfe and Ilsa Gilbert will be in attendance at this screening. Winter at Westbeth isContinue reading “FEB / MARCH SCREENINGS”
AUSTRALIAN CINEMA RELEASE
WINTER AT WESTBETH opens Feb 7th at cinemas around Australia for a strictly limited season! FROM FEB 7 – VIC Cinema Nova Book tickets to Feb 7 session HERE. FROM FEB 8 – NSW Event Cinemas Bondi Junction, Castle Hill, Cronulla | SA Event Cinemas Marion | QLD Event Cinemas Maroochydore, Robina, Chermside, Loganholme | WA Event Cinemas Innalo0 Book tickets for Feb 8Continue reading “AUSTRALIAN CINEMA RELEASE”
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SCREENING
Rohan Spong, Ilsa Gilbert, Mimi Stern-Wolfe and still photographer Duncan Hewitt travelled to Washington D.C. to introduce a screening of Winter at Westbeth at the Library of Congress. The film screened to a near full house at the Mary Pickford Theater and was followed by an audience Q&A with Ilsa and Rohan. The event was hostedContinue reading “LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SCREENING”
DOC NYC PREMIERE + AWARD
WINTER AT WESTBETH has received a SPECIAL JURY MENTION from DOC NYC after the film’s international premiere earlier this week. The film screened twice to enthusiastic crowds at IFC Center. Director Rohan Spong flew in to attend the screening alongside some of the participants – Ilsa Gilbert, Edith Stephen, Earl Mosley and Mimi Stern-Wolfe. For a full list ofContinue reading “DOC NYC PREMIERE + AWARD”
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SCREENING
After its international premiere at DOCNYC this week in New York City, WINTER AT WESTBETH will next be seen at the US Library of Congress. This Washington D.C. screening will be presented by SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and LC-Globe, Tuesday Nov 22nd 12.30PM at the Pickford Theater (James Baldwin Building), Library of Congress. Director Rohan SpongContinue reading “LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SCREENING”
DOC NYC FESTIVAL
WINTER AT WESTBETH is to have its international premiere at DOC NYC, the largest documentary film festival in the US. The film will screen in competition as part of the ‘Metropolis’ program, which screens films about New York City. Director Rohan Spong is expected to attend the screenings which will occur on the 16th andContinue reading “DOC NYC FESTIVAL”
ACMI to screen ‘WESTBETH’
Following the enthusiastic response at Melbourne International Film Festival, WINTER AT WESTBETH is to have a premiere season of matinee screenings at ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) in Melbourne from Oct 8-18. For tickets and session times visit the ACMI website. The striking poster artwork for the Australian theatrical release of WINTER AT WESTBETHContinue reading “ACMI to screen ‘WESTBETH’”
‘WESTBETH’ coming to MIFF 2016!
WINTER AT WESTBETH will next be seen at the Melbourne International Film Festival, this August. Tickets are now on sale for the two screenings. Tickets can be booked HERE.
‘OPEN ORANGE’ VIDEO
Rohan has recently completed another music video for Georgia Fields (feat. Phia) for the new single Open Orange. Music blog HHHappy writes: The film is 2 minutes and 50 seconds of colourful psychedelic waves, with a polished 1960s chic framework, opening and closing with a sea of shimmering orange-painted spirit fingers. It is an elegant presentationContinue reading “‘OPEN ORANGE’ VIDEO”
‘WINTER AT WESTBETH’ World Premiere
WINTER AT WESTBETH had its world premiere as part of the Sydney Film Festival at the glorious State Theatre in Sydney on Friday 17th June. Director Rohan Spong, producers Adam Farrington-Williams and Lizzette Atkins, photographer Duncan Hewitt and composer Georgia Fields all attended this first screening which was followed by a short Q&A. The film wasContinue reading “‘WINTER AT WESTBETH’ World Premiere”
Behind the scenes with Georgia Fields
Rohan recently filmed two short videos to accompany the recording of Georgia Fields’ sophomore album Astral Debris at Newmarket Studios in North Melbourne. The first video is for Where Are We Now?, a cover of David Bowie’s pensive 2013 single. It has been featured in articles on Artshub and in The Age. Georgia will be performing the entire ‘Ziggy Stardust andContinue reading “Behind the scenes with Georgia Fields”
‘Teacher’ to screen at GOFF14!
Rohan’s first feature documentary will be screened to the public as part of the inaugural Girls on Film Festival. GOFF 14 is billed as a live mixtape of feminism, film, talk and parties celebrating film representations of women’s experience. T IS FOR TEACHER considers the experiences of four transgender teachers who transitioned whilst teaching in the American schoolContinue reading “‘Teacher’ to screen at GOFF14!”
Library of Congress Screening
Rohan Spong and concert pianist Mimi Stern-Wolfe were recently invited to present ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING at the United States Library of Congress in Washington DC. The film screened to senators, public and Library staff on 25th June as part of LGBT Pride Month. It was followed by audience Q&A with Mimi and Rohan and shortContinue reading “Library of Congress Screening”
Screen Australia Support
Rohan’s new film, provisionally entitled WINTER AT WESTBETH, has just receieved funding from Screen Australia. The film explores the inhabitants and history of an arts community in New York’s West Village. The film has been supported by the Signature Documentary funding stream which supports documentary films bold in form and content. You can read about theContinue reading “Screen Australia Support”
‘EVENING’ NYC Theatrical Release
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING opens tomorrow at the Village East Cinema (corner or 2nd Ave and 12th Street) New York. The film will screen daily for a week with sessions at 10:45AM, 12:55PM, 3:05PM, 5:15PM, and 7:25PM (except Sun, 7:55PM). Audience Q&A Sessions will follow these sessions: Fri 7.25PM – Rohan Spong, Mimi Stern-Wolfe, PerryContinue reading “‘EVENING’ NYC Theatrical Release”
‘The Sovereign Wife’ at MTC
Rohan recently filmed and edited a 7 minute projected video sequence with actor Jason De Santis for Sisters Grimm’s THE SOVEREIGN WIFE. The play recently premiered at the Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) as part of the Neon Festival. The entire season for the show (Directed by Declan Greene and written by Greene and Ash Flanders) was sold outContinue reading “‘The Sovereign Wife’ at MTC”
StudioTV Premiere, more NYC news!
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING has its television premiere on Foxtel’s StudioTV network (Australia) on June 20th at 9pm. Check program guides for repeat screenings. The film will also be available as part of an on-demand service for StudioTV subscribers. ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING will be screened a further time in New York CityContinue reading “StudioTV Premiere, more NYC news!”
‘EVENING’ closes after epic 13 weeks.
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING has finally closed after a stellar 13 week season in Australian Cinemas, having outlasting the likes of blockbusters such as PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER and THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY. When I reached Mimi Stern-Wolfe to explain that the film has finally closed, she remarked: “It’s so much more than I ever anticipatedContinue reading “‘EVENING’ closes after epic 13 weeks.”
The Australian Film Critics Association (AFCA) have nominated ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING for best documentary alongside the likes of SEARCHING FOR SUGARMAN and PAUL KELLY: STORIES OF ME. The film is currently on the eleventh week of screenings at Melbourne’s Cinema Nova. 1st March 2013 – UPDATE ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING lost out to Oscar Winner SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN for the AFCAContinue reading “AFCA Nomination”
‘EVENING’ smashes opening weekend & MONA screening announced!
Reviewers for print and web media across Australia seem to agree on a rating for the film – four stars out of five. Check out the ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING page to read the appraisals! You can also view audience reactions to the preview screening held at Cinema Nova, below: Due to the overwhelming opening weekend ticket salesContinue reading “‘EVENING’ smashes opening weekend & MONA screening announced!”
Australian Premiere and World AIDS Day charity screenings
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE of ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING Presented by MERCURY CINEMA and FEAST FESTIVAL Nov 24th 2012 – 7PM Mercury Cinema, Adelaide Followed by a Q and A by Director Rohan Spong Ticket proceeds from this screening will be donated to AIDS Council of South Australia (ACSA). Melbourne – Cinema Nova All ticket proceeds from 11amContinue reading “Australian Premiere and World AIDS Day charity screenings”
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING arriving in Australian Cinemas November 29th!
ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING opens in Australian cinemas on November 29th, 2012! The trailer for the film is currently screening in cinemas. Rohan will be attending a number of screenings around Australia in November and December 2012 to accompany the Australian theatrical season of ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING. Sat 24th Nov, Mercury Cinema, ADELAIDE 7pmContinue reading “ALL THE WAY THROUGH EVENING arriving in Australian Cinemas November 29th!”