Life of music on Jakarta’s margins

Dreadlocked Ho, tunnel-dwelling Boni and entrepreneurial Titi are three buskers working the buses and clogged streets of Jakarta,  living on their wits and meagre donations, staying one step ahead of the authorities and starvation. Jalanan (Streetside) is a vibrant documentary on their lives and individual philosophies: the charismatic trio win our hearts with their daring and

behind the scenes of "Out of Nothing"

Speed spectacular

A compelling study of men, machines and the need for speed under the vast open skies of the American southwest. The four protagonists of this documentary are obsessed with motorcycles, and so is the camera, which lingers lovingly over their extraordinary bikes –in many ways the real stars of the film. Brothers Mark and Carl Bjorklund

Meet The Filmmaker: BAFTA Winner, Hattie Dalton

After travelling the world and producing several critically acclaimed films, BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Hattie Dalton has made Byron Bay her home. In 2014 BBFF launches ‘Spotlight on Byron’ to celebrate the work of the exceptional filmmakers living right here in the region. This year this retrospective highlights the work of Hattie Dalton including One of

Meet The Filmmaker: Nathan Hunt

By Linda Wall and Amanda Blennerhassett Many previous BBFF Young Australian Filmmaker Award winners have gone on to do great things in film. Nathan Hunt, winner of the Award in 2011 with his 7-minute film The Bleed, is now based in the United States, where he is currently making his debut independent feature film, The


Matt Huffman (USA), Actor and Producer, is known for his work with director Clint Eastwood on Flags Of Our Fathers and Blood Work. Matt joins BBFF 2014 from LA for the international premiere of his film, When My Sorrow Died: The Legend of Armen Ra & The Theremin, at Opening Night at the 8th Byron Bay Film