Eric Bana's directorial debut is a love story. The object of the actor's affection? A Ford XB Falcon Coupe, his "beast," the car he's had since he was 15. Tracing Bana's lifelong obsession with cars to his participation in the ultimate auto race—the five-day Targa Tasmania—this impassioned doc is fueled by family, friendship, and an insatiable lust for life. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
Two days before Christmas in 1988, a 59-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in her home in Johannesburg, South Africa. Because of police bungling, the crime was never solved. Now the woman's daughter, an Australian documentary filmmaker, returns to Johannesburg to reopen the case. What begins as a quest for justice becomes a powerful exploration into the nature of healing.
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Poor Marco, accidentally born into an overcrowded Australian-Italian
household, he is relegated to his parents' bedroom. Nine years later, armed
with a vivid imagination, an obsession with Dame Edna Everage, and a warped
sense of Catholicism, Marco fights for a space of his own. | Read More
Revolving around Jesse, a 17-year-old surfer who treads the line between success and self-destruction, Newcastle saturates the senses with magnificent surfing footage and absorbs viewers in the fresh loves and personal tragedies of Jesse and his mates. | Read MoreDrama and Sports
In Currie's stylish first film, Tommy is a talented musician who hears a symphony in everything around him -- yet is deaf to the cries for help from those closest to him. When his sister dies of a drug overdose and his girlfriend falls under the sway of a Svengali-like record producer, Tommy discovers the art of DJing and uses it as a way to reconnect to his sister and the world. | Read More
A father in mourning struggles to connect with his blind daughter. Amidst her collection of recorded memories, he soon learns that the colors of grief and understanding are more vivid when glimpsed through the eyes of the blind.
Screening in Shorts Program: Moral Fibers | Read MoreDrama and Relationships