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Australian Films in Cinemas Now

February 2016


Putuparri and the Rainmakers

Tom ‘Putuparri’ Lawford is an Aboriginal man struggling to reconcile his life in the modern world with his destiny as a cultural leader of his people. Tugg screenings happening around the east coast of Australia now.

Released 10 February 2016
Director Nicole Ma


Looking For Grace

When Grace runs away from home, she and her family have no idea that life as they know it is gone for good.

Released 26 January 2016
Director Sue Brooks



Spear is a contemporary Aboriginal story, told through movement and dance, of a young man Djali as he journeys through his community to understand what it means to be a man with ancient traditions in a modern world. Out now in limited release.

Released 23 January 2016
Director Stephen Page



In one of the last traditional tribes in the South Pacific, a young girl, Wawa, falls in love with her chief’s grandson, Dain. When an inter-tribal war escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, but are pursued by enemy warriors intent on killing them. Out now in limited released.

Released 19 Nov 2015
Directors Bentley Dean & Martin Butler


The Dressmaker

After many years working in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, Tilly Dunnage, a beautiful and talented misfit, returns home to the tiny middle-of-nowhere town of Dungatar to right the wrongs of the past.

Released 29 Oct 2015
Director Jocelyn Moorhouse




The Daughter

A man returns to his hometown and unearths a long-buried family secret. As he tries to right the wrongs of the past, his actions threaten to shatter the lives of those he left behind years before. Will they survive the truth?

Releasing 17 March 2016
Director Simon Stone



We set out to make a film of the 2014 Everest climbing season, from the Sherpas’ point of view, to observe up-close, how and why the relationship between foreign climbers and Sherpas has shifted since the euphoria of the first Everest summit climb in 1953. But a brutal avalanche changed all that.

Releasing 31 March 2016
Director Jennifer Peedom