Join us on WEDNESDAY 26TH APRIL for the
2023 PROGRAM LAUNCH
Castlemaine Documentary Festival is back in 2023 for 3 days of winter respite with a stellar program from the 16th to 18th June.
LOCALS is back to kick off the festival's Opening Night featuring a whole new program from creatives of Castlemaine and surrounds.
With 8 feature documentaries, 2 celebrations, an Augmented Reality Showcase and a Special Family and Youth focused YURT! program, 2023 is shaping up to be an experience not to be missed - where NO ONE HAS THE LAST WORD.
Join us for the PROGRAM LAUNCH on the 26th of April, at the beloved Theatre Royal Castlemaine for a first look at the 2023 Festival Trailer, to get your hands on a physical copy of the program and for a special
BECAUSE WE HAVE EACH OTHER
7:30pm WED 26th APRIL 2023
Made over five years, Because We Have Each Other is a delightfully hyper- intimate feature from award winning Australian Director Sari Braithwaite.
A masterclass in slice-of-life documentary, the film embeds its audience in the life of a neurodiverse family in the forgotten working-class suburb of Logan.
We partake in memories cherished, musings on the universe, and moments funny and dramatic, while also learning about each person’s vulnerabilities and deepest traumas.
This candid vérité footage, blends with hypnotic shots of night-time streets, pouring rain and multitudinous stars – foregrounding the mundane and the magnificent of the everyday.
Tender and wondrous, it is a portrait of life, love and a family unlike any other