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Now in its 14th year, the London Australian Film Festival prides itself on showing all the major Australian feature films of the year - and offers a great opportunity to get an early look at some upcoming releases. The season runs at the Barbican from March 6 to 16.
Good news for people who don't live in London, the Aussie films are going on tour in June and July.
The tour comprises feature film and documentary highlights from this year’s festival including the Audience Choice Award-winning comedy All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane and Aussie actor Richard Roxburgh’s directorial debut Romulus, My Father.
View previous years coverage of the FilmFest Australia festival:
Australia Latest Reviews
Hide and seek delivers gentle thrills in desert comedy drama.
Documentary about an Australian surf 'tribe'.
A harrowing ‘true-life’ story about an honour killing in Jordan becomes a publishing sensation. But the author is not all that she seems. Touring.
Quirky, partially animated documentary looking at the relationship between the East and West. Touring.
Restless twenty-somethings can't decide whether to stay or leave or fall in love. Touring.
An Afghan refugee hides out on an isolated farm in Australia.
Tale of familial love and emotional upheaval in post-war Australia. Touring.
A day in the life of an Aussie toilet plumber.
Three young adventurers find themselves stranded in a mangrove swamp with a killer crocodile waiting in the water.
Chinese children grow up in Australia with their beautiful mother who was a nightclub singer in Hong Kong.
FilmFest Australia Features
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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