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SHOWING 65 FILMS FROM AUSTRALIA

ACCIDENTS HAPPEN

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Andrew Lancaster and Andrew Lancaster
  • Country: Australia
There are dysfunctional families… and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom (Geena Davis), distant brother, and stoic dad. But when Billy starts to act out, everything changes for him and his family in this visually stunning, bittersweet drama. |Read More
Drama

BACKTRACK

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Petroni
  • Country: Australia
In this spine-tingling supernatural thriller, troubled psychotherapist Peter Bowers (Adrien Brody) is suffering from nightmares and eerie visions. When he uncovers a horrifying secret that all of his patients share, he is put on a course that takes him back to the small hometown he fled years ago. There he confronts his demons and unravels a mystery 20 years in the making. |Read More
Thriller

BIG CITY

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 9 minutes
  • Directed By: Lachlan Ryan and Jordan Bond
  • Country: Australia
Vijay, a lonely taxi driver who recently moved to Melbourne, picks up Chris, a stray drunk who befriends him, and over the course of the night, Chris experiences some of Vijay's troubles and Vijay learns to see the city in a new light. |Read More
Drama

BITTER & TWISTED

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 88 minutes
  • Directed By: Christopher Weekes
  • Country: Australia
This quirky, multidimensional drama of longing and loss starts with the death of a young man and flashes forward three years to assess the toll it took on his parents, brother, and ex-girlfriend. A vivid style and nuanced performances add an unusual charm to this confident debut. |Read More

BLOODY FOOTY

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Directed By: Ishai Setton and Dean Chircop
  • Country: Australia
To the alarm of his soccer-loving Italian father, Mario wants a genuine Australian Rules football for his tenth birthday. Vito fears that if Aussie Rules wins out over his beloved soccer, it could foreshadow terrible things for his family and guide Mario away from his Italian heritage. It's only with some divine intervention that Papa realizes if he gives a little, he'll gain a lot, and ultimately it is only the shape of the ball that was different. In turns both hilarious and heartwarming, father and son ultimately join hands on different fields. |Read More

BURKE AND WILLS

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 74 minutes
  • Directed By: Matthew Zeremes
  • Country: Australia
In this post-modern Odd Couple, Wills rents out a room in Burke's house, and the two form an uncommon friendship. Wills is a lazy free spirit and Burke is a depressed loner. This exquisite gritty black-and-white film laces humor into a dark drama of two opposites as one moves forward in life while the other begins a downward spiral. |Read More
Drama

BURNING SEASON

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Cathy Henkel
  • Country: Australia
TFF award winner Henkel returns with this powerful portrait of three lives affected by deliberately lit fires raging across Indonesia. Destroying pristine rainforest, endangering wildlife, and contributing to climate change, these fires only benefit the lucrative palm oil industry. Following a carbon-trading entrepreneur, an orangutan rescuer, and a palm oil farmer, this doc inspirationally shows those caught at the intersection of big business and conservation. Hugh Jackman narrates. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary

CARGO

  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 104 minutes
  • Directed By: Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke
  • Country: Australia
An infected father navigates a zombie-riddled Australian Outback with his infant daughter. Fortunately, he’s found an Aboriginal community that may hold the disease’s cure. Unfortunately, he has only 48 hours to live. |Read More
Drama, First Time Filmmaker

CHEROKEE

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 11 minutes
  • Directed By: Jem Rankin
  • Country: Australia
An uncooperative ex, an argumentative landlord, and a broken front door; Linda's life is just peachy. Her daughter Shelley escapes their dreary reality through a fascination with Native Americans, but subconsciously assumes Linda's anger. |Read More
Drama, Comedy

COLLISIONS

From acclaimed Australian artist/filmmaker Lynette Wallworth, Collisions is a virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the Western Australian desert. It explores the dramatic collision between Nyarri's traditional world view and the cutting edge of Western science and technology, when he witnessed firsthand and with no context, an atomic test. |Read More

DONKEY IN LAHORE

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 117 minutes
  • Directed By: Faramarz K-Rahber
  • Country: Australia
An unusual love story that follows the quixotic courtship of Brian, an ex-goth puppeteer from Australia, and Amber, the traditional Muslim girl he met and fell in love with in Pakistan. Can this unlikely couple survive the challenges they are about to face? |Read More
Documentary

DYING BREED

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Jody Dwyer
  • Country: Australia
Inspired by the legends of a 19th-century cannibal and an extinct tiger, this brutal horror-thriller centers on four friends who find out that something--or someone--more murderous than a tiger lurks in the rain-slogged Australian bush. |Read More
Action, Horror, Thriller

ELEPHANT TALES

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Directed By: Mario Andreacchio and Ishai Setton
  • Country: Australia
In the spirit of Babe and Milo & Otis comes Elephant Tales, a live-action feature about two elephant brothers who set off across the African plain in search of their mother. Along the way, they encounter dangers and befriend a menagerie of wild creatures, including a thin-skinned giraffe, a flamboyant flamingo, and a headstrong chimp. Preceded by The Mantis Parable. (Ages 7+) |Read More
Drama