Melbourne Queer Film Festival drops sneak peek of 2016 program

Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2016Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) has released a sneak peek of their 2016 program, which will feature an exciting selection of the best and latest in queer cinema. Remembering the Man is a feature length documentary based on an audio recording with Timothy Conigrave, which uncovers the true story of how Romeo met Romeo and what happened ever after.

Gay News Network | 14 January 2016


Remembering The Man doco comes to Sydney for Mardi Gras Film Festival

john-and-tim-byron-bayThey are the couple who have been called the face of the HIV and AIDS epidemic in Australia and the feature film Holding the Man was made based on the classic memoir telling the story of their love, but a new documentary about Tim Conigrave and John Caleo delves into their lives and remembers them through the eyes of their closest friends.

Star Observer  | 13 January 2016


Highlights of the Brisbane Queer Film Festival 2016

Brisbane Queer Film Festival HighlightsThe Brisbane Queer Film Festival returns this February with a packed program of films to cater to all tastes. This year’s collections of films will give attendees the opportunity to see the lives of both ordinary and extraordinary people on the big screen, showcasing films from all over the world including comedies, dramas, horrors, thrillers and documentaries including Remembering the Man.

SameSame | 7 January 2016


Adelaide Film Festival 2015 audience award winners announced

Nickolas Bird and Eleanor Sharpe - Adelaide Film FestivalThe Adelaide Film Festival today announced the results of its 2015 Foxtel Movies Audience Awards for Best Feature, Best Short and Best Documentary. The most popular documentary was awarded to Remembering The Man, directed/produced by Nickolas Bird and Eleanor Sharpe.

Adelaide Film Festival | 2 November 2015


When Romeo met Romeo: Remembering the Man

john-and-timThere are many confronting scenes in new documentary Remembering the Man – including photos of men ravaged by AIDS and videos of hate-filled anti-gay rallies – but at its core, says filmmaker Nickolas Bird, is an incredible love story. “I’ve always seen this as an incredible love story, and Tim’s bravery at the end in finishing his book is amazing,” says Bird.

InDaily | 14 October 2015


Remembering the Man: New insights into Tim and John’s love story

tim-and-johnThere was a surprise amongst the recent line-up announcement for the Adelaide Film Festival. A locally-made documentary that many didn’t even know was in the pipeline called Remembering the Man from directors Nickolas Bird and Eleanor Sharpe. With a name familiar to the many fans of Timothy Conigrave’s memoir Holding the Man, this documentary is a new insight into the lives and love of Tim and his husband John Caleo.

SameSame | 24 September 2015