Australia
Sprawling epic sees English toff and drover bond over cattle and kids.
The Black Balloon
An insightful family drama, about a young man who must deal with more than his fair share of troubles, like his autistic brother. Also, young love and being a new boy in school.
Cactus
A kidnapper takes his payload cross country into the Aussie outback.
The Cars That Ate Paris
Trouble brews for a stranger in a town where car crashes seem to be a little too frequent.
The Chant Of Jimmie Blacksmith
The son of a white man and an Aboriginal woman is pushed to the limit by racism and spirals into violence.

D

Death Defying Acts
Harry Houdini falls for a gypsy 'psychic' in an Edinburgh-set period romance.
Dying Breed
Four friends find out something - or someone - murderous lurks in the rain-slogged Australian bush.
Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger
Coming of age comedy drama Aussie style.
The Horseman
A grief-mad father tracks down the men responsible for his daughter’s death and discovers more about his daughter than a father should ever know.

I

In My Father's Country
An intimate look at the coming-of-age ceremony and way of life of the Dhuruputjpi Aboriginal community.
Lake Mungo
A family are haunted by their daughter's death.
Long Weekend
Getting back to nature for a sophisticated Sydney couple upsets the animals.

M

Men's Group
Six men, each with heavy emotional baggage, meet once a week to talk, with unexpected consequences.
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation!
Documentary charting a key moment in Aussie cinema.
The Oasis
AFI-winning documentary about a youth refuge in inner-city Sydney.

R

Rats And Cats
Black comedy about the ugly side of showbiz.
Three Blind Mice
Three sailors face up to their future and their past on an eventful night out in Sydney.
Unfinished Sky
An Afghan refugee hides out on an isolated farm in Australia.
News

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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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French Film Festival
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