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Festival of Australian Film

AACTA's Festival of Australian Film - For Your Consideration (formerly the Official Screenings Program) gives members the opportunity to see the best films made in Australia in the past year.

This year marks AACTA's biggest viewing period yet, with over 120 screenings or 48 films in 4 cities, and over 40 productions streaming on AACTA TV.

The full program will return to Sydney and Melbourne, and for the first time in nine years will also be presented in Brisbane. The nominated feature length documentaries and shorts will also screen in Perth.

The Festival of Australian Film is exclusive and complimentary to all AFI (open to all) and AACTA (open to industry) members. Not a member? Join today from just $70 per year!

 

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FEATURE FILMS IN COMPETITION

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FEWLESSMEN

A FEW LESS MEN

ALIWEDDING

ALI'S WEDDING

AUSTRALIADAY

AUSTRALIA DAY

BADBLOOD

BAD BLOOD

BADGIRL

BAD GIRL

BERLIN

BERLIN SYNDROME

BETTERWATCH

BETTER WATCH OUT

BLUEWORLDOUT

BLUE WORLD ORDER

THEBUTTERFLYTREE

THE BUTTERFLY TREE

DARKNESS

THE COLOUR OF DARKNESS

DANCE

DANCE ACADEMY:
THE MOVIE

DEATH

THE DEATH AND LIFE OF OTTO BLOOM

DONTTELL

DON'T TELL

DRAMA

DRAMA

ELLIPSIS

ELLIPSIS

EMO

EMO: THE MUSICAL

EVENTZERO

EVENT ZERO

HOUNDS

HOUNDS OF LOVE

JASPER

JASPER JONES

JUNGLE

JUNGLE

KILLINGGROUND

KILLING GROUND

BENHALL

THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL

LEGO

THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE

LION

LION

ONELESSGOD

ONE LESS GOD

OSIRIS

THE OSIRIS CHILD: SCIENCE FICTION VOLUME ONE

REDDOG

RED DOG: TRUE BLUE

RIPTIDE

RIP TIDE

SKINDEEP

SKIN DEEP

SPACEBETWEEN

THE SPACE BETWEEN

THATSNOTME

THAT'S NOT ME

THREESUMMERS

THREE SUMMERS

WORKS

WHAT IF IT WORKS?

ZELOS

ZELOS

 

BEST SHORT FICTION FILM NOMINEES

ELEVEN

THE ELEVEN O'CLOCK

MIRO

MIRO

MRS

MRS MCCUTCHEON

SLAPPER

SLAPPER

 

BEST SHORT ANIMATION NOMINEES

AFTERALL

AFTER ALL

BARBARA

BARBARA

LOST

LOST PROPERTY OFFICE

WALL

THE WALL

 

BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY NOMINEES

CASTING

CAST JONBENÈT

DAVID

DAVID STRATTON:
A CINEMATIC LIFE

DEEPWATER

DEEP WATER:
THE REAL STORY

WHITELEY

WHITELEY

ZACH

ZACH'S CERMONY

 

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The full program will take place from late August and throughout September in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.

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The nominated feature length documentaries and shorts, along with the majority of feature films in competition will be available to stream online via AACTA TV from August 28 - available to AFI | AACTA members anytime, anywhere and on any device.

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In addition to the screenings in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and online via AACTA TV, there are a number of other ways to watch the feature films in competition and nominated feature length documentaries. Click here to see a full list of additional ways to watch.

 

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Download your Festival of Australian Film Guide (6.4MB) - your complete guide to the festival's program, feature length documentary and short film nominees, and to the feature films competing for a nomination for the 7th AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel.

Please note, if you received a printed copy of the Festival Guide, the final two dates of the Sydney Program on page 48 are incorrect. The final two evenings of the festival will be Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 September, the times and films remain the same.

 

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Whether your place is on the screen, behind the camera or front row in a cinema, AFI | AACTA membership offers a complete passport to the very best in Australian film and television.

Enjoy the Festival of Australian Film as an AFI | AACTA member with:

  • The privileged right to vote, determining the nominees and winners of the AACTA Awards.
  • Exclusive cinema discounts at Festival of Australian Film screenings.
  • Complimentary access to all Festival of Australian Film events - that's over 120 screenings of 48 films in 4 cities around Australia!
  • Exclusive access to AACTA TV where you can watch the nominated feature length documentaries, shorts and the majority of feature films competing anytime, anywhere and on any device.
  • And much more!

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