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  • A Month of Sundays

    Directed by Matthew Saville • Drama • With Anthony LaPaglia, Julia Blake, Justine Clarke, John Clarke • 2015 • 116 minutes

    Divorced and unfulfilled, real estate agent Frank Mollard can’t do anything right, be it selling houses, getting over the death of his mother, or connecting with his teenage...

  • 40,000 Years of Dreaming

    Directed by George Miller • Documentary • With George Miller • 1996 • 65 minutes

    Mad Max director George Miller explores the tradition of film production in Australia, forging a link between the imported technology of filmmaking and the ancient Aboriginal creation myths. In parallel with tracing...

  • Another Country

    Directed by Molly Reynolds • Documentary • With David Gulpilil • 2015 • 75 minutes

    At the beginning of last century the Australian Government, along with entrepreneurs, opportunists and do-gooders, made a concerted effort to gain control of the lands of the Yolngu people across northern Arnhem L...

  • Bedevil

    Directed by Tracey Moffatt • Drama • 1993 • 90 minutes

    BEDEVIL is the stunning debut feature from Tracey Moffatt (NIGHT CRIES, NICE COLORED GIRLS) and the first feature directed by an Australian Aboriginal woman. Inspired by ghost stories she heard as a child from both her extended Aboriginal an...

  • Best of Fest 2 - The Circadian Cycle

    Directed by Garry Stewart • Experimental Short • 2021 • 16 minutes

    The Circadian Cycle is a short film conceived and directed by Garry Stewart, with cinematography from renowned director and film maker Cordelia Beresford. Filmed within the stunning South Australian landscape, The Circadian Cycle...

  • [CENSORED]

    Directed by Sari Braithwaite • Documentary • 2018 • 66 minutes

    Deep in the vaults of the Australian National Archives lie thousands upon thousands of celluloid scraps: scenes that were cut by government censors from films imported into the country between the years of 1958-1971. Peppered through...

  • Charlie's Country

    Directed by Rolf De Heer • Drama • With David Gulpilil, Peter Djigirr, Luke Ford • 2014 • 108 minutes

    Living in a remote Aboriginal community in the northern part of Australia, Charlie is a warrior past his prime. As the government increases its stranglehold over the community’s traditional way ...

  • Dreams from the Outback

    Directed by Jannik Splidsboel • Documentary • 2019 • 79 minutes

    Once, Australia discussed whether Aboriginals belong to fauna or to human beings. Today in the Kimberley, home to various Aboriginal communities, most are in transition, causing limbo and distress. Some have given up; others choose ...

  • A Game of Three Halves - Episode 1

    Directed by Matthew Bate • Animation • 2021 • 4 minutes

    Sports journalist, podcaster and week-end player Max Rushden, hilariously ruminates on the frustrastions, disasters and joys of spending his weekends organising and playing amateur Sunday league football. From surviving apocalyptic microcli...

  • Ghosthunter

    Directed by Ben Lawrence • Documentary • With Jason King • 2018 • 96 minutes

    A 40 year old security guard & part-time ghost hunter cannot remember his childhood and has spent two decades searching for his absent father. When his life-long search for answers converges with a police manhunt, a hor...

  • In My Blood It Runs

    Directed by Maya Newell • Documentary • 2019 • 84 minutes

    Dujuan is a 10-year-old Arrernte boy from Mparntwe (Alice Springs) in Australia. Full of life and exuberance, he learns, with the support of his loving mother and grandmother, to hunt, speak two Indigenous languages and become a healer. D...

  • Islands of Sanctuary

    Directed by Christopher McLeod • Documentary • 2014 • 57 minutes

    Native Hawaiians and Aboriginal Australians resist threats to their sacred places in a growing international movement to defend human rights and protect the environment. In Australia's Northern Territory, Aboriginal clans maintain ...

  • Last Cab to Darwin

    Directed by Jeremy Sims • Drama • With Michael Caton, Jacki Weaver, Ningali Lawford-Wolf, Emma Hamilton, Mark Coles Smith • 2014 • 123 minutes

    Rex is a cab driver who has never left the mining town of Broken Hill in his life. When he discovers he doesn’t have long to live, he decides to drive t...

  • Nice Colored Girls

    Directed by Tracey Moffatt • Drama • With Gayle Mabo, Cheryl Pitt, Janelle Court • 1987 • 16 minutes

    This stylistically daring film audaciously explores the history of exploitation between white men and Aboriginal women, juxtaposing the “first encounter” between colonizers and native women with ...

  • Night Cries

    Directed by Tracey Moffat • Drama • With Marcia Langton, Agnes Hardwick, Jimmy Little • 1991 • 19 minutes

    On an isolated, surreal Australian homestead, a middle-aged Aboriginal woman nurses her dying white mother. The adopted daughter’s attentive gestures mask an almost palpable hostility. Their...

  • Oyster

    Directed by Kim Beamish • Documentary • 2019 • 80 minutes

    OYSTER captures the daily routines, chaos and drama in the lives of Dom and Pip Boyton, a lively and hard-working second generation oyster farming family on Merimbula Lake on the southeast coast of New South Wales, Australia.

    The film wa...

  • The Tree

    Directed by Julie Bertuccelli • Drama • With Charlotte Gainsbourg • 2010 • 100 minutes

    The exquisite Charlotte Gainsbourg (Antichrist, Melancholia, I’m Not There) stars in French filmmaker Julie Bertuccelli’s achingly beautiful follow-up to her sleeper hit Since Otar Left. The Closing Night Film...