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French Film Festival – just delicious

This year’s French Film Festival opening night choice is a unique adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’s thrilling and beloved classic novel The Three Musketeers. In a double blockbuster film production nominated for six César awards, from director Martin Bourboulon, the opening instalment, D’Artagnan, will open the festival.

Other News

Investment fraud charges – Gold Coast

Detectives from the Financial and Cyber Crime Group have arrested and charged five people in relation to an alleged ‘boiler room’ investment fraud operating on the Gold Coast.

Tweed health services coming closer to home

The Tweed Heads community will benefit from a range of community-based and outreach health services to be delivered under one roof on the site of the current Tweed Hospital, after hospital services transfer to the Tweed Valley Hospital later this year.

National inquiry highlights the importance of shopping locally

The final report of the Inquiry into Price Gouging and Unfair Pricing Practices released last month revealed big business...

Invasive Species Council gives evidence to federal fire ant inquiry

A Senate Committee inquiry will hear evidence today that changes are needed in Australia’s fire ant response – including the creation of an independent eradication authority.

Stolen ute, ransacked service station and vandalised police cars

Stolen Brunswick Heads ute allegedly taken on wild adventure ransacking service station and being party to vandalising police cars before being abandoned in the bush at Coraki.

Byron Dog Rescue: 20 years of lifesaving love and dedication

Celebrating two decades of compassion and dedication to our four-legged friends by Byron Dog Rescue.

Writer/Director/Producer, Michael Rymer

A native of Melbourne, Michael Rymer made his Australian feature film directorial debut with his screenplay Angel Baby, a tale of two schizophrenics who fall in love and try to live on their own.

The film, which stars John Lynch and Jacqueline Mackenzie, premiered at Sundance in 1996 and earned seven AFI awards including Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Screenplay as well as Best Actor and Actress, along with four Australian Film Critics Circle Awards, and the Human Rights Award.

Michael has also directed Miramax’s In Too Deep starring Omar Epps, L.L. Cool J., Nia Long and Warner Bros, Queen of the Damned starring Stuart Townsend and Aaliyah. He has also directed experimental improvisational features Allie and Me, and Perfume with Jeff Goldblum, Paul Sorvino, Michelle Williams, Michelle Forbes, Michelle Monahan, Jared Harris and Rita Wilson.


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Interview with Tijuana Cartel

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Concerned about climate change and societal collapse?

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