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The Weather Diaries

The Weather Diaries is a feature documentary made by a mother concerned about the future for her daughter; a musician emerging in the shadow of the twin threats of climate change and mass extinction. The film reaches its climax in 2020, as temperatures rise, bushfires rage, and the flying foxes that usually soar over Sydney […]

Champion Girls

Look beyond the fake tan and discover the little known world of Physie – a sport that has grown from posture correction exercises into a national underground dance phenomenon. Join three generations of women and girls from this extraordinary community as they take us on a ride through competition and life. But as the lycra […]

When The River Runs Dry

In January 2019, a viral video showed grown men near Menindee weeping as they held dead Murray Cod, decades old, which had perished in yet another environmental disaster. Australians were horrified, and politicians blamed drought, while ecologists and water management specialists claimed it was due to the over-allocation and over-extraction of water. Two weeks later, […]

Standing Up For Sunny

Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte stars in this charming Australian rom-com about a loner with cerebral palsy who is roped into helping a comedian (Philippa Northeast) overcome her shyness. Mitte, who has cerebral palsy in real life, gives an empowering performance as Travis, a young man living in a ramshackle Sydney rental whose disability contributes to […]

Angel of Mine

Seven years after the death of her daughter, Lizzie locks eyes on a sight she thought she’d never see again: a girl, Lola, who is the spitting image of her own lost child. As she battles for custody of her surviving son, Lizzie’s obsession with Lola only grows – befriending the young girl’s mother, following […]

The Australian Dream

From shy country kid to two-time Brownlow medallist and Australian of the Year, Goodes is an inspiration to many. The footy field was where he thrived; the only place where the colour of his skin was irrelevant. Goodes’ world fell apart when he became the target of racial abuse during a game, which spiralled into […]

In My Blood It Runs

Ten-year-old Dujuan is a child-healer, a good hunter and speaks three languages. As he shares his wisdom of history and the complex world around him we see his spark and intelligence. Yet Dujuan is ‘failing’ in school and facing increasing scrutiny from welfare and the police. As he travels perilously close to incarceration, his family […]

Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Located off the coast of Indonesia, the Australian territory of Christmas Island is inhabited by migratory crabs travelling in their millions from the jungle towards the ocean, in a movement that has been provoked by the full moon for hundreds of thousands of years. Poh Lin Lee is a “trauma therapist” who lives with her […]

Strange Tenants: Ska’d For Life

Strange Tenants were the “Godfathers of Australian Ska”, emerging in the 1980s in the wake of UK two-tone ska bands like The Specials but producing original political ska songs unlike most other Australian ska bands.  36 years later they’re still around and still political. Available for FanForce screenings now!

Suicide – The Ripple Effect

At age 19, Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Seventeen years later, he still struggles with many of the same symptoms that led him to attempt to take his life, but he is on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive. Kevin has […]

EMBRACE

TAKING BOOKINGS NOW. IN CINEMAS ACROSS AUSTRALIA & NZ FROM AUGUST 4. When body image activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photograph in 2013, it was seen by more than 100 million worldwide and sparked an international media frenzy. In her forceful debut, Brumfitt continues her crusade exploring the global issue of body loathing. […]

The Magic Pill

What if most of our modern diseases are really just symptoms of the same problem? The Magic Pill follows doctors, patients, scientists, chefs, farmers and journalists from around the globe who are combating illness through a paradigm shift in eating. And this simple change – embracing fat as our main fuel – is showing profound […]

That Sugar Film

 THAT SUGAR FILM is one man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy’. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues […]

PGS

Shot all around the world over a three year period, the film documents Bill Bennett’s journey to find the source of a voice which saved his life while he was driving many years earlier. The film features some of the world’s leading experts on intuition, spanning the fields of science, religion, and spirituality. Bill’s search for […]

Flow

FLOW delves into the lives of a conventional modern family and shows things are not as they seem. Stephen and Julia’s marriage is lacking intimacy and teetering on the brink. Anything could tip it over the edge, when a letter arrives…. Written and directed by Simon Elrahi and starring Osamah Sami, Rain Fuller, Victoria Ferrara, Millie […]

Living Space

A romantic holiday takes a sinister turn when Brad and Ashley’s car breaks down in the German countryside. Forced to take refuge in an isolated farmhouse they thought to be abandoned, the couple quickly learn that the house holds a dark past. Thrust into a supernatural nightmare, the pair must battle malevolent forces lead by […]

Naked Strangers

When two strangers wake up together after a one-night stand will they risk getting to know the person beneath the skin? This is a story about two people, Charlie and Alex. Each character is portrayed by both a woman and a man, so that from moment to moment the characters change gender, sexuality, and ethnicity. […]

PARESHAAN PARINDA

Two complete strangers, a young man and a young girl wake up in bed together. Neither of them can remember the previous night’s events and cannot recollect how they got there in the first place. Neel an average middle-class IT professional with a steady girlfriend finds himself involved with Mini who isn’t your average young […]

PIPE DREAMS – FRACTURED LIVES

What if your government is risking the health of your family for quick cash? Join an Aussie farmer, tired of political spin, as he takes on a fact-finding mission into the effects of Fracking. His inspiring journey takes him from the southern point of country South Australia to Northern Australia and across the world to […]

The Castle

The quirky Kerrigan family lives together in a makeshift home they built themselves — with great pride and a bizarre attention to detail — a few yards from the edge of Melbourne, Australia’s busy Tullamarine Airport. When a building inspector condemns the building and reveals that the government plans to use their land for an […]

We Don’t Need A Map

The Southern Cross is the most famous constellation in the southern hemisphere. Ever since colonisation it’s been claimed, appropriated and hotly-contested for ownership by a radical range of Australian groups. But for Aboriginal people the meaning of this heavenly body is deeply spiritual. And just about completely unknown. For a start, the Southern Cross isn’t […]

Big In Japan

After hearing about the huge demand for foreign talents in Japan, three Aussie filmmakers ship their lives to Tokyo on an outrageous DIY mission to make ‘ordinary’ Dave famous. Along the way, they meet an eclectic ensemble of gaijin tarento (foreign talents) at various stages of the celebrity journey: a feisty Aussie cross-dresser, a starry-eyed Canadian J-pop wannabe and […]

Constance On The Edge

One family. Two wars. Three countries. What does it take to forge a new life far from home? Filmed over 10 years, Constance on the Edge is an unflinchingly honest portrayal of one refugee family’s resettlement story in Australia. Brave, lion-hearted, charismatic Constance, mother of six, confronts her painful past in war torn Sudan, and risks everything […]

Zelos

from the Greek – meaning ‘zeal’, ‘ardour’, and ‘amorousness‘, but also ‘jealousy’, ‘possessiveness’ and ‘suspicion’ Bernard is the thirty-something he always planned to be. He has a successful career, a meticulously neat beachside apartment and a hairstyle with just the right amount of gel. He adores his girlfriend Sarah who’s about to move in when […]

Crushed

CRUSHED is the story of a young woman who returns home to her family vineyard after her father dies in an accident on the winery. But when his death is ruled a murder and her mother becomes the prime suspect she must uncover the truth. Crushed was filmed on location over the summer of 2013/2014 in […]

Namatjira Project

An extraordinary first-hand account of the international battle to reclaim the artwork and heritage of one of Australia’s most important Indigenous figures: Albert Namatjira. Albert Namatjira was one of those rare artists who actually changed the course of history. The founder of the Indigenous art movement, he became an international icon and was the first […]

Under The Milky Way

Helene McKenzie resides in the NSW regional town of Coonabarabran and is an avid astronomer just like her father was, working in the observatory that overlooks her small town. When a nearby and much newer observatory threatens its funding and research grants, Helene’s observatory is in danger of being shut down. Helene actively fights its […]

Whiteley

WHITELEY is a visual journey into the private life and creative legacy of Australia’s most iconic artist, Brett Whiteley, told “in his own words” using personal letters, notebooks and photographs, interwoven with reconstructions, animations, archival interviews and rare footage. The documentary is directed by James Bogle and produced by Sue Clothier.  Whiteley’s constant muse was […]

Australia Day

On a sweltering Australia Day in Brisbane, the worlds of three desperate young people collide. Indigenous teen April (Miah Madden), young Chinese woman Lan (Jenny Wu), and Sami (Elias Anton), an Iranian-Australian teen, are each on the run from something. As their stories unfold, farmer Terry (Bryan Brown), Indigenous policewoman Sonya Mackenzie (Shari Sebbens) and […]

The Butterfly Tree

The Butterfly Tree will be available for Fan Force screenings upon it’s release on 23rd of November!  Evelyn, a burlesque queen, bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son, Fin with her zest for life. When father and son discover they are competing for the affections of the same woman, old wounds are reopened over […]

Descent into the Maelstrom

Sydney, Australia. 1974. A group of outsiders band together with a mission. In a world of satin jumpsuits and screaming teens on Countdown they form the high energy rock’n’roll band RADIO BIRDMAN forever determined to keep compromise from their art. Switched off shut down and booted out of venue after venue they stay determined to […]

Don’t Tell

Don’t Tell is the story of a young woman who fought back after enduring sexual abuse at a prestigious private school. With a dogged and determined local lawyer by her side, Lyndal took on the powerful church that denied her abuse for over a decade. Based on true events that changed Australian child protection laws, […]

Zachs Ceremony

PLEASE NOTE: ZACH’S CEREMONY IS UNAVAILABLE FROM JUNE 24th – DECEMBER 24th.  Zach’s Ceremony is an extraordinary, feature-length documentary captured over ten years that shows one boy’s journey to manhood in a complex, emotionally driven story. Its themes are universal: that of family and connection, but also explores the fascinating and unique question of what […]

The Menkoff Method

David Cork (Lachlan Woods) is a lowly data processor slaving away in the cubicle wasteland of Endo Bank’s notorious Data Processing Centre – the DPC. But his real passion is manga. David dreams of Foxy Chaos, a female superhero created by the great manga artist Takuya Fujimoro. David’s dreams are shattered when a sinister new […]

Pawno

Pawno is a big-hearted, character-driven ensemble film that takes place in a dusty old pawnbroker’s in the heart of Footscray, where world-weary owner Les Underwood watches as the lives of people who come through his doors collide, change and unravel. From blossoming romance to desperate last gambles, these twelve individuals’ stories represent the best and […]

Teenage Kicks

In the summer of his 17th birthday, Mik Vagas’s world has come tumbling down. His plan to run away and escape the hold of his migrant family has been brutally undone by the unexpected death of his older brother, Tomi. Only Mik knows the events that led to the tragedy and as far as he […]

Freedom Stories

Freedom Stories is an exploration by filmmaker Steve Thomas of the achievements and struggles of former ‘boat people’. Now Australian citizens, they arrived seeking asylum from the Middle-East around 2001 – a watershed year in Australian politics sparked by the Tampa affair and Prime Minister John Howard’s declaration: “We will decide who comes to this […]

Rough Stuff

TAKING BOOKINGS FROM MARCH 2017. They call them “Rovers” – aimless wanderers and drifters living on the fringes of society in the vast Australian outback, looking to escape their pasts and start anew. Buzz (played by Gareth Rickards) has been to damn near every corner of the continent searching for the legendary Stray’s Gold – a […]

Sherpa

The world of mountain climbing might be the last bastion of old-school colonialism. While wealthy foreigners pay up to $70,000 to professional tour guides willing to take them to the top of Everest, the men and women who do the real work – largely drawn from the local Sherpa population – are paid a pittance. […]

The Legend of Ben Hall

After two years running from the law, Ben Hall is soon drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend, John Gilbert. Reforming the gang and taking on new recruit John Dunn, the trio begins a spree of robberies and crimes across New South Wales. After the killing of two policemen, they become the most wanted […]

RETURN TO BOSNIA

How could your neighbours turn into killers? Twenty-five years after fleeing a brutal civil war in Bosnia, Damir Mitric returns to uncover the pain and trauma that still divides his homeland. Now a historian living in Australia, Mitric returns to Bosnia, reuniting with family and friends, and meeting those working to rebuild a nation borne of […]

THE BAULKHAM HILLS AFRICAN LADIES TROUPE

THE BAULKHAM HILLS AFRICAN LADIES TROUPE is a celebration of the remarkable spirits of four African women survivors of sexual abuse, and the triumph of their improbable theatre troupe. Four women fled from different parts of Africa to Australia in order to escape violence and abuse. They find a safe haven in Australia, but still […]

Boys in the Trees

It’s Halloween 1997 – the last night of high school for Corey, Jango and their skater gang, The Gromits. Childhood is over and adult life beckons. But for Corey, his past has some unfinished business. When he encounters Jonah, a former childhood friend but now victimised by Jango’s cruel streak, Corey takes pity on him […]

The Tail Job

When Nicholas discovers his fiancé Mona has been sending text messages to a mystery man, he decides to tail her in a cab while she’s out on a supposed “girl’s night”.  Unfortunately for Nicholas, his cab driver Trevor is prone to road rage and quickly loses sight of her.  But Nicholas is desperate to find the truth, […]

Daughter

Daughter explores the way women are viewed in society by following three female characters on a Friday night out in St Kilda. Each woman varies in age, culture, wealth, education and social status, but on this fateful night, the women’s lives will become entwined and affected by an act of violence. Daughter is a short film […]

Red Billabong

Two estranged brothers and their friends are pulled into a world of mystery and lies when their grandfather’s property is passed into their hands. As both brothers are pulled apart by different choices, one thing is clear – something sinister is going on.As people go missing the brothers learn secrets that will change their life […]

Girl Asleep

TAKING BOOKINGS NOW! Available for screenings from September 8! Fifteen is going to turn a corner. It has to. The world is closing in on Greta Driscoll. On the cusp of turning fifteen she can’t bear to leave her childhood, it contains all the things that give her comfort in this incomprehensible new world. She floats in a […]

The Dragon Pearl

Josh and Ling were expecting a boring vacation visiting each of their parents at an archaeological dig in China. But the new friends soon discover they’re right in the middle of an adventure when they find a Chinese Golden Dragon.

LIFE IN A WALK

Yogi Roth realized that he had never dealt with the emotions stemming from his father’s battle with prostate cancer. In a single moment, Yogi decided that he never wanted to say, “I wish I’d spent more time with my dad.” 
He immediately flew home and invited his father on a journey that would change both […]

Throwback

Jack and Kent are two down-on-their-luck pest exterminators. One hot summer weekend, they venture deep into the jungles of Far North Queensland in search of a big score: the lost gold of legendary outlaw “Thunderclap” Newman, who vanished without a trace in the 1800s. But they find more than they bargained for when they encounter […]

Embedded

Stephen Sewell’s erotic political thriller sees a war correspondent meet an alluring, enigmatic woman at a cocktail party, before a dangerous power play engulfs the two. Playwright and screenwriter Sewell (who scripted The Boys – the restored version is screening at SFF this year) is no stranger to cagey, dark characters, and this is certainly […]

Is This The Real World

Drama17 year-old Mark Blazey doesn’t want to live in the real world. In the real world you can’t just do what you want. In the real world you have to compromise.Mark is a smart kid from a chaotic family who has just thrown away a scholarship to a private school and found himself at the local […]

Stranded

STRANDED is the story of Brisbane and a group of four suburban boys who would unwittingly play a part in changing the world’s musical landscape forever – The Saints. Almost simultaneously and independently of each other, the Ramones were thrashing away in New York, the Sex Pistols were enraging the establishment in London and in of […]

The Island Of Dr Moron

Edwyna and Douggie are shipwrecked on a mysterious South Sea island.They are captured by a crazy tribe of Rastafarian voodoo natives who are led by the larger-than-life, Voodoo Valma.They are drugged with Jungle Fever juice, almost cooked in the sacrificial cauldron and then auctioned off by Rubber Gloves, the whip-cracking, leather-squelching Slave market Junkie. Doctor […]

The Weatherman’s Umbrella

Family, When the Weatherman puts on his boots it gets frosty, when he puts on his scarf it gets windy, and when he puts on his hat it gets warm. The problem is, the Weatherman’s lost his umbrella. Without an umbrella, there will be no more rain. Young Sarah is dropped off at her great […]

Observance

In the grip of grief following the death of his young son, his marriage on the rocks and nearing bankruptcy, Parker reluctantly returns to work as a private investigator. Embarking on an unusual assignment to observe a woman from an abandoned apartment, Parker witnesses bizarre happenings surrounding her, unaware that the derelict building that he […]

The Lost Aviator

Against his family’s wishes, Andrew Lancaster opens up a cold case from 1932 where his uncle, Bill Lancaster, a pioneering aviator was on trial for murder in Miami. In an attempt to understand Bill’s sometimes foolish actions, and at risk of tarnishing his family name, Andrew revisits this epic tale of high risk adventure, romance […]

The Lights

This film documents the last moments of Jared Gallagher, Mark Gunnerson, and Candace Hennessey missing since 2014. It includes interviews and footage that purports to show supernatural activity captured in New South Wales. ‘Billed as a micro-budget horror film with a science fiction twist, the flick follows two friends as they track UFO sightings and […]

Dick’s Clinic

After his psychologist has a mental breakdown, Richard ‘Dick’ Warner feels cheated. And decides if his shrink’s crazy enough to land in the nut house, then he’s sane enough to counsel other people. So he opens his own therapy practice out of his garage. In rival response to his new career move, Dick’s best friend […]

Call Me Dad

Call Me Dad is a story about men who have perpetrated, or are at risk of perpetrating, family violence. At stake is the safety of children and partners, the stability of families, and the power we as a society have to intervene. These men struggle to maintain intimate relationships without resorting to abuse, physical or otherwise. We […]

Blinky Bill

Blinky Bill is a little koala with a big imagination. An adventurer at heart, he dreams of leaving the little town of Green Patch and following in his missing father’s footsteps. When Blinky discovers a mysterious marker that hints at his Dad’s whereabouts, he embarks on a journey that takes him beyond the boundary of […]

Sucker

Life’s a game. Some people just play it better. When 18-year-old Lawrence is caught cheating on his final year math exam, he fails to get into medical school and is banished to stay at his goofy Uncle’s house for the summer. By chance he meets ‘The Professor’- a colourful aging conman who invites Lawrence to […]

Cut Snake

Set in Melbourne in the mid-1970s, Cut Snake tells the story of Sparra Farrell (Alex Russell), a very private man in his twenties who is trying to make a life for himself in a new city. He has found honest work and becomes engaged to the beautiful Paula (Jessica De Gouw). But the prospect of […]

Do It Ourselves Culture

Activism, music, art and community motivation merge from time to time to present moments of absolute social cohesion and this can change the world. From the fervid mind of one of Sydney’s most prolific activist/artists, Peter Strong, Do it Ourselves Culture is a documentary film project that charts Sydney’s colourful protest and party scene, from […]

Rites of Passage

Rites of Passage is a feature length drama made collaboratively with a group of young people who dive below the surface of their often tough exteriors to reveal what’s going on inside.     

The Babadook

Six years after the death of her husband, Amelia struggles to discipline her “out-of-control” six-year-old Samuel – a son she finds difficult to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When a disturbing storybook called “The Babadook” turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that […]

Fairless

This is the story of an unsung hero Steve Fairless, a country boy who represented Australia in road cycling at the Seoul Olympics in 1988. After the games, with professional opportunities limited, Steve retired from the sport to return to dairy farming to provide for his young family. He was 26 and in physiological terms, […]

Last Cab To Darwin

Rex, a Broken Hill cab driver, has spent his life avoiding getting close to people. One day, he discovers he is dying of stomach cancer. He doesn’t want to be forced to rely on anyone so he decides to leave his home and drive 3000kms across the continent to Darwin, where they recently passed euthanasia […]

Ambrosia

India travels back to her childhood home ‘Ambrosia’ to spend time with her brother, boyfriend and long time childhood friend. It’s a place of comfort and memories that she hopes will calm her anxious mind and ease the pain from a traumatic childhood accident. But it is through the tranquil surrounds of Ambrosia a new face […]

Blood On The Coal

This remarkable award winning film traces the history of Australia’s Queensland coal miners and their Union from the darkest days of the 19th century to the daunting industrial, safety and community challenges driven by giant global corporations today.  It is a story of struggle and survival, of courage and determination, of tragedy and triumph and […]

Gameloading

GameLoading: Rise of the Indies is a feature documentary exploring the world of indie game developers – their craft, their games, their dreams, and how they have forever changed the landscape of games culture. Disrupting the big-budget industry, indie games have altered the art form through their innovative, varied and personal games. Small teams of […]

Wyrmwood: Road Of The Dead

Barry is a talented mechanic and family man whose life is torn apart on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. His sister, Brooke, is kidnapped by a sinister team of gas-mask wearing soldiers & experimented on by a psychotic doctor. While Brooke plans her escape Barry goes out on the road to find her & […]

The Infinite Man

Dean is an inventive yet unorthodox scientist who uses his technical expertise to create grand romantic gestures for his girlfriend Lana. After an anniversary weekend goes terribly wrong, a guilt-ridden Dean is spurred to his greatest scientific achievement yet: the invention of time travel. However, what begins as a simple desire to change the past […]

Rabbit Proof Fence

The controversial topic of the Stolen Generation is played out in this true story about three Aboriginal girls. Taken from their home and separated from their mothers, they are sent to a remote settlement 1,500 miles away. In response they attempt the impossible and embark on a daring escape and epic journey to find their […]

Oranges and Sunshine

An extraordinary true story, Oranges and Sunshine is a powerful tale of courage and compassion from the producers of The King’s Speech. Margaret Humphreys (Emily Watson), is an ordinary social worker from Nottingham who uncovered one of the most significant social scandals of recent times: the deportation of thousands of children from the United Kingdom […]

The Sapphires

Inspired by a true story, THE SAPPHIRES follows four vivacious, young and talented Australian Aboriginal girls from a remote mission as they learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertains the U.S. troops in Vietnam in 1968. Cynthia (Tapsell), Gail (Mailman), Julie (Mauboy) and Kay (Sebbens) are discovered by […]

Son Of A Gun

Young rookie JR (Brenton Thwaites) is offered protection in prison in exchange for helping notorious criminal Brendan Lynch (Ewan McGregor) with his escape plan. Once on the outside, JR gets sucked deeper into Brendan’s criminal world, and finds himself playing a deadly game of cat and mouse with his mentor.

The Mule

Inspired by true events, The Mule tells the story of a naive man who is detained by federal police with lethal narcotics hidden in his stomach. Alone and afraid, ‘the Mule’ makes a desperate choice; to defy his bodily functions and withhold the evidence… literally. By doing so he becomes a ‘human time bomb’; dragging […]

Charlie’s Country

Blackfella Charlie is out of sorts. The intervention is making life more difficult on his remote community, what with the proper policing of whitefella laws now. So Charlie takes off, to live the old way, but in so doing sets off a chain of events in his life that has him return to his community […]

Paul Kelly: Stories of Me

PAUL KELLY – STORIES OF ME charts the remarkable life of one of Australia’s most gifted and beloved singer-songwriters. For almost 40 years, in over 350 songs, Paul Kelly has been mapping out the Australian landscape and its people. For the first time in a feature length film, the man behind the music is revealed, […]

Sleeping Beauty

Death-haunted, quietly reckless, Lucy is a young university student who takes a job as a Sleeping Beauty. In the Sleeping Beauty Chamber old men seek an erotic experience that requires Lucy’s absolute submission. This unsettling task starts to bleed into Lucy’s daily life and she develops an increasing need to know what happens to her […]

The LIttle Death

A comedy about sex, love, relationships and taboo, The Little Death is a laugh-out-loud funny, honest and ultimately moving look at the secret sex lives of five ordinary couples. Maeve has a dangerous sexual fantasy that Paul struggles to fulfill, Evie and Dan reignite their spark with role-play, Rowena discovers she finds pleasure in her husband Richard’s […]

The Boys

A day in the life of brutality… Brett Sprague returns to his family home after twelve months in jail. Things have changed while he has been away – his brother Glenn has moved out with his girlfriend Jackie, younger brother Stevie’s pregnant girlfriend Nola now lives with the family, and his mother Sandra has taken […]

The Bank

Power. Corruption, Revenge. With a stellar local cast including David Wenham, Sibylla Budd and Anthony LaPaglia THE BANK is a corporate thriller in which the good guys lose and the rich guys just get richer. Centabank CEO Simon O’Reilly (LaPaglia) declares that he is “like God, but with a better suit”, and he is as […]

The Railway Man

Eric Lomax was one of thousands of Allied prisoners of war forced to work on the construction of the Thai/Burma railway during WW2. His experiences, after the secret radio he built to bring news and hope to his colleagues was discovered, left him traumatised and shut off from the world. Years later, he met Patti, […]

Balibo

East Timor, 1975: Five Journalists Are Missing. One Man Searches For The Truth. One Man Fights For Justice As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian-based journalists go missing. Four weeks later, veteran foreign correspondent Roger East is lured to East Timor by the young and charismatic José Ramos-Horta to […]

My Year Without Sex

My Year Without Sex is kind of a love story about a family dealing with all the big questions and even more of the small ones. Set over one messy year, Ross and Natalie and their two kids, Louis and Ruby, navigate nits, faith, Christmas, job insecurity, footy practice, more nits, and whether they will […]

Kenny

From the biggest festival to the smallest church social, Kenny Smyth delivers porta-loos to them all. Ignored and unappreciated, he is one of the cogs in society’s machinery; a knight in shining overalls taking care of business with his faithful ‘Splashdown’ crew.  Follow Kenny as he tackles every septic challenge that comes his way, culminating […]

Animal Kingdom

Following the death of his mother, 17-year-old Joshua ‘J’ Cody (newcomer James Frecheville) moves in with his doting grandmother, Smurf (Jacki Weaver), and her three criminal sons—the Cody boys. The eldest, “Pope” (Ben Mendelsohn) is an armed robber, in hiding from a cadre of renegade detectives. Then there’s Craig (Sullivan Stapleton), a successful but volatile […]

My Mistress

My Mistress

For some people the line between pleasure and pain is too fine to ever be crossed. AFI Award-winning actor Harrison Gilbertson (Tim Winton’s The Turning, Beneath Hill 60) stars alongside acclaimed French actress Emmanuelle Béart (Mission: Impossible, 8 Women) in this unconventional and provocative love story in which an infatuation between the vulnerable teenage romantic […]