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Australian documentaries released in cinemas

In Australia, the UK and the US, 1988–2016

Next update March 2018

Twelve Australian documentaries were released in cinemas in 2016. Between 1988 and 2016, an average of seven Australian documentaries (including co-productions) were released annually in Australian cinemas totalling 215 titles. A total of 15 Australian documentary titles were released in the UK over this period and 31 in the US.

Graph : No. of Australian documentaries released in cinemas in Australia, 1988-2015. The table following provides the data .
 
Title lists are available since 1998: See Titles released.
  Australia UK US
Total 1988–2016 215 15 31
Annual av. 1988–2016 7 1 1
1988 22 3 2
1989 12 0 1
1990 5 0 0
1991 16 0 3
1992 5 1 0
1993 6 0 0
1994 5 0 0
1995 6 0 1
1996 10 0 0
1997 4 0 1
1998 2 0 1
1999 2 0 0
2000 4 1 1
2001 3 0 0
2002 9 0 5
2003 3 0 0
2004 6 0 0
2005 6 0 0
2006 7 1 1
2007 6 1 0
2008 12 0 3
2009 8 2 1
2010 3 0 0
2011 9 1 1
2012 6 1 0
2013 11 0 2
2014 8 1 4
2015 7 3 3
2016 12 0 1

Source: Compiled by Screen Australia.

Notes:
Includes Australian productions, official co-productions and other productions with overseas partners where creative control is shared (i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions).

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