Movie lovers are in for a treat with a never ending tour of international film festivals taking place now and continuing through the Spring. Film festivals such as the ones listed below are a critical link in the chain of global film culture. They encourage great breadth and variety in views, critical thinking on difficult topics, exploring new cultures and creative diversity elevating the moving image and celebrating it in all its guises.
Winter in Darwin averages anywhere between 21.6– 31.8°C maintaining 60-65% humidity thanks to its tropical dry and wet seasons. It explains why it is one of the popular destinations for domestic travel. “In 2018, one in five of the 105,000 attendees originated from interstate or overseas.” says Darwin Festival Chair, Ian Kew. Woking closely with Tourism NT, their focus will be in re-enforcing the city and its annual festival as a destination for its interstate neighbours, describing it as “NT’s best-kept secret”.
A stunning new 15-episode online series is set to showcase extraordinary Territory landscapes and experiences to a global audience.
Fishing the Wild: Northern Territory was produced by Darwin production company Run for the Hills. It follows the adventures of Territorians Morgan Hartney and Hamish Simpson (Morgs and Simmo) as they scout out some of the NT’s best fishing spots while encountering a range of local characters and incredible wildlife along the way.