Aussie film fest goes on tour

Highlights from London take to the road.

by Amber Wilkinson

Following its successful 15th anniversary at the Barbican in March, the London Australian Film Festival goes on tour across the UK during May and June.

A special selection of films from the festival will travel to Filmhouse, Edinburgh; Chapter, Cardiff; Broadway, Nottingham; Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge, Warwick Arts Centre and Tyneside, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Among the highlights of the touring festival, are Jasmine Yuen Carrucan's taut debut Cactus and the beautifully shot and illuminating documentary In My Father's Country. See our coverage for full details of which films are on tour.

The dates are as follows:

May 8 to 14 - Filmhouse, Edinburgh

May 11 to 31 - Chapter, Cardiff

May 22 to 28 - Broadway, Nottingham

May 30 to June 21 - Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge

June 15 to 18 - Warwick Arts Centre

June - Tyneside, Newcastle upon Tyne

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