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Australian documentary titles released in cinemas

in Australia, the UK and the US, 1998–2015

Next update March 2017


2015

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
That Sugar Film Madman
Women He's Undressed Rialto
Frackman Independent
Putuparri and the Rainmakers Ronin
Gayby Baby Marla House
Only the Dead Transmission
Graceful Girls Bonsai Films
US/UK
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Metrodome UK
Sherpa Independent UK
That Sugar Film Soda UK
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Warner Bros US
Sherpa Independent US
That Sugar Film Samuel Goldwyn US

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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2014

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
All This Mayhem eOne
The Crossing Umbrella Entertainment
Deepsea Challenge 3D Label Distribution
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Umbrella Entertainment
The Last Impresario Umbrella Entertainment
The Man from Coxs River Independent
Once My Mother Change Focus Media
When the Queen Came to Town Umbrella Entertainment
US/UK
All This Mayhem Koch Media UK
Deepsea Challenge 3D Independent US
The Earth Wins Independent US
Hidden Universe 3D Independent US
I Am Eleven International Film Circuit US

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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2013

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
Cosmic Psychos: Blokes You Can Trust Umbrella Entertainment
The Darkside Transmission
The Earth Wins IMAX
Fallout Rough Trade
Hidden Universe 3D IMAX
I Am a Girl Indies
In Bob We Trust Apparition Entertainment
Lygon Street: Si Parla Italiano Resolution Media
Mary Meets Mohammad Waratah Films
Red Obsession Roadshow
Uncharted Waters: The Personal History of Wayne Lynch Madman Cinema
US/UK
Red Obsession Area23a US
Storm Surfers 3D Vitagraph US

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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2012

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
A Deeper Shade of Blue Garage Entertainment
The Curse of the Gothic Symphony Music Films
First Fagin Ronin
I Am Eleven Proud Mother
Paul Kelly: Stories of Me Madman Entertainment
Storm Surfers 3D Madman Entertainment
US/UK
Salute Arrow Fims UK

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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2011

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
Cane Toads: The Conquest Pinnacle Films
Decadence: Decline of the Western World Producer
Fighting Fear Garage Entertainment
First Love Roadshow
I’m Not Dead Yet Umbrella Entertainment
Mrs Carey’s Concert Music Films
Persecution Blues: The Battle for the Tote Madman Entertainment
Rowland S. Howard: Autoluminescent Umbrella Entertainment
The Tall Man EOne
US/UK
Cane Toads: The Conquest Kaleidoscope UK
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure Independent US

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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2010

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
Going Vertical The Pack
Love, Lust & Lies Umbrella Entertainment
Tea With Madame Clos Ronin

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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2009

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
Bastardy Film Camp
The Burning Season Gil Scrine Films
The Chifleys of Busby Street Ronin
The Choir Gil Scrine Films
Contact Contact Films
Into the Shadows Ronin
Love the Beast Madman Entertainment
The Voyage that Shook the World Con Dios
US/UK
Love the Beast Metrodome UK
Not Quite Hollywood StudioCanal UK
Not Quite Hollywood Magnolia Pictures US

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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2008

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
Celebrity: Dominick Dunne Film Art Media
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Sharmill
Global Haywire Hopscotch
Hope Gil Scrine Films
Lionel Siren Visual
Night Dendy
Not Quite Hollywood Madman
Rock N Roll Nerd Madman
Salute Paramount
Something in the Water WBMC
Whaledreamers LA Entertainment
Whatever Happened to Brenda Hean? Gil Scrine Films
US/UK
Bra Boys Berkala Films US
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Koch Lorber Films US
Whaledreamers Monterey Media US

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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2007

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
4 Vast Productions
Bomb Harvest Lemur Films
Bra Boys Hopscotch
Lovestruck: Wrestling’s No.1 Fan Level Four Films
Forbidden Lie$ Palace
War on Democracy Hopscotch  
US/UK
War on Democracy Lionsgate UK

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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2006

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
God on My Side Hopscotch
Hunt Angels Palace  
In the Shadow of the Palms Ipso-Facto
Kanyini Hopscotch
Rampage Madman
Unfolding Florence: The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst Dendy
Women of the Sun: 25 Years Later Ronin
US/UK
The Ister First Run/Icarus Films US
Rampage Revelation UK

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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2005

Title Distributor
Australia
Blowin’ in the Wind Dendy
Chasing God Wide Open Productions
Children of Tibet Ronin
Devil Diary Paul Scott Films
The Hidden History of Homosexual Australia Fortian Productions
Landmines: A Love Story Ronin

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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2004

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
Helen’s War: Portrait of a Dissident (Australia/Canada) Sonja Armstrong Productions
Letters to Ali Palace
The Mademoiselle and the Doctor I Kandy Films
Molly and Mobarak Hopscotch
The President versus David Hicks Ronin
Solarmax IMAX

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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2003

Title Distributor
Australia
Australia: Land Beyond Time IMAX
Desperate Man Blues Cube Media
Making Venus Gil Scrine Films

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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2002

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
Black Chicks Talking Film Australia
Fond Memories of Cuba Ronin
Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky Sharmill
Horses: The Story of Equus IMAX
Much Ado about Something Producer
My Mother India Ronin
Shadow Play: Indonesia’s Forgotten Holocaust Producer
A Wedding in Ramallah Ronin
Welcome to the Waks Family Film Australia
US/UK
Australia: Land Beyond Time Houston Museum of Science US
Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky Wellspring US
Facing the Music Film Forum US
Horses: The Story of Equus IMAX US
Much Ado about Something Film Forum US

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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2001

Title Distributor
Australia
Facing the Music Ronin
Mamadrama: The Jewish Mother in Cinema Sharmill
My Khmer Heart Producer

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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2000

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
Chasing Buddha Producer
Cunnamulla Ronin Films
The Diplomat Gil Scrine Films
Tackle Happy Producer
US/UK
Solarmax Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago US
Solarmax Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago UK

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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1999

Title Distributor
Australia
Original Schtick Producer
Sydney: A Story of a City IMAX

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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1998

Title Distributor US/UK
Australia
Africa’s Elephant Kingdom IMAX
Our Park Black Dog Pictures
US/UK
Africa’s Elephant Kingdom Discovery US

Source: Compiled by Screen Australia.

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

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