Aussie Film Calendar

A list of upcoming events, screenings, and release dates relating to Australian cinema in London and the rest of the UK. Click the links for trailers and further details of venues, times, and ticket prices. All theatrical/home releases are for the UK, unless otherwise noted. All dates subject to change.

OUT NOW:

Barbecue Matthew Salleh 2017 VOD release via Netflix
Berlin Syndrome Cate Shortland 2017 DVD/Blu release via Curzon Artificial Eye
Hotel Coolgardie Pete Gleeson 2016 VOD release via Journeyman Pictures
Killing Ground Damien Power 2017 VOD release via Vertigo Releasing
Top of the Lake: China Girl TV series 2017 DVD/Blu release via 2Entertain

COMING SOON:

OCTOBER

4 Wake in Fright Ted Kotcheff 1971 @ Prince Charles Cinema
5 1% Stephen McCallum 2017 @ Hackney Picturehouse (London Film Festival)
Roller Dreams Kate Hickey 2017 @ Hackney Picturehouse (London Film Festival)
6 1% Stephen McCallum 2017 @ Vue West End (London Film Festival)
Better Watch Out Chris Peckover 2017 @ Vue Printworks (Grimmfest, Manchester)
King of Peking Sam Voutas 2017 @ Vue West End (London Film Festival)
Manifesto Julian Rosefeldt 2017 @ BFI Southbank (London Film Festival)
Roller Dreams Kate Hickey 2017 @ Empire Haymarket (London Film Festival)
7 David Stratton: A Cinematic Life Sally Aitkin 2017 @ BFI Southbank (London Film Festival)
Killing Ground Damien Power 2017 @ Vue Printworks (Grimmfest, Manchester)
8 Chauka, Please Tell Us The Time Arash Kamali Sarvestani, Behrouz Boochani 2017 @ Vue West End (London Film Festival)
David Stratton: A Cinematic Life Sally Aitkin 2017 @ Vue West End (London Film Festival)
King of Peking Sam Voutas 2017 @ BFI Southbank (London Film Festival)
Manifesto Julian Rosefeldt 2017 @ Picturehouse Central (London Film Festival)
Rabbit Luke Shanahan 2017 @ Vue Printworks (Grimmfest, Manchester)
9 Cage Dive Gerald Rascionato 2017 DVD release via Lionsgate
Chauka, Please Tell Us The Time Arash Kamali Sarvestani, Behrouz Boochani 2017 @ BFI Southbank (London Film Festival)
Mountain Jennifer Peedom 2017 @ BFI IMAX (London Film Festival)
Wentworth Prison [S5] TV series 2017 DVD release via Network
10 1% Stephen McCallum 2017 @ Empire Haymarket (London Film Festival)
11 Mountain Jennifer Peedom 2017 @ Hackney Picturehouse (London Film Festival)
12 Sweet Country Warwick Thornton 2017 @ Embankment Garden Cinema (London Film Festival)
The White Girl Jenny Suen, Christopher Doyle 2017 @ Curzon Soho (London Film Festival)
13 Bad Genius Nattawut Poonpiriya 2017 @ Empire Haymarket (London Film Festival)
Sweet Country Warwick Thornton 2017 @ Embankment Garden Cinema (London Film Festival)
14 The White Girl Jenny Suen, Christopher Doyle 2017 @ Vue West End (London Film Festival)
15 Bad Genius Nattawut Poonpiriya 2017 @ Picturehouse Central (London Film Festival)
Top Knot Detective Aaron McCann / Dominic Pearce 2017 @ Broadway Cinema (Mayhem Film Festival, Nottingham)
The White Girl Jenny Suen, Christopher Doyle 2017 @ Prince Charles Cinema (London Film Festival)
16 Sherpa Jennifer Peedom 2015 @ 29029 Restaurant (Purbeck Film Festival – Sandford, Dorset)
17 Walkabout Nicolas Roeg 1971 @ BFI Southbank (London)
Walk Into Paradise Lee Robinson 1956 Menzies Screening #1 @ King’s College London
19 Lion Garth Davis 2015 @ Talkies Community Cinema (Dugdale Centre, Enfield)
20 Jungle Greg Mclean 2017 Theatrical release via Signature Entertainment
The Light Between Oceans Derek Cianfrance 2016 @ Bloxworth Village Hall (Purbeck Film Festival)
21 The Babadook Jennifer Kent 2014 Modern Horror All-Nighter @ Prince Charles Cinema (London)
Lion Garth Davis 2016 @ Church Knowle Village Hall (Purbeck Film Festival)
Tanna Martin Butler, Bentley Dean 2016 @ Rex Cinema (Purbeck Film Festival, Wareham)
23 Better Watch Out Chris Peckover 2017 @ Showroom (Celluloid Screams, Sheffield)
Lion Garth Davis 2016 @ Grand Hotel (Purbeck Film Festival, Swanage)
Return to Eden TV series 1983 DVD release via Mediumrare
24 Thor: Ragnarok Taika Waititi 2017 Theatrical release via Disney
25 The Dressmaker Jocelyn Moorhouse 2015 @ Holme For Gardens (Purbeck Film Festival – West Holme, Dorset)
Walkabout Nicolas Roeg 1971 @ BFI Southbank (London)
Karrabing Film Collective 2012-17 @ Tate Modern (London)
Karrabing Film Collective 2012-17 @ Tate Modern (London)

NOVEMBER

6 Becoming Bond Josh Greenbaum 2017 DVD release via Studiocanal
Goldstone Ivan Sen 2016 DVD/Blu release via Ax1
Jasper Jones Rachel Perkins 2017 DVD/VOD release via Signature Ent
13 Red Christmas Craig Anderson 2016 DVD release via 101 Films
24 Manifesto [S2] Julian Rosefeldt 2017 Theatrical release via More2Screen
Walkabout Nicolas Roeg 1971 @ BFI Southbank (London)
27 Walkabout Nicolas Roeg 1971 @ BFI Southbank (London)
28 Glitch [S2] TV series 2017 VOD release via Netflix
29 Lion [S2] Garth Davis 2016 @ Barbour Institute (Tattenhall, Cheshire)

DECEMBER

6 Tanna Martin Butler, Bentley Dean 2016 @ Ventnor Film Society (Isle of Wight)
8 Better Watch Out Chris Peckover 2017 Theatrical release via Universal
15 Mountain Jennifer Peedom 2017 Theatrical release via Dogwoof
Mountains May Depart Jia Zhangke 2015 Theatrical release via Arrow

2018:

JANUARY

1 I Am Heath Ledger Adrian Buitenhuis / Derik Murray 2017 DVD/Blu release via Spirit Entertainment
Jungle Greg McLean 2017 DVD/VOD release via Signature Entertainment
29 Hounds of Love Ben Young 2016 DVD/Blu release via Arrow Films

TBC:

Sweet Country Warwick Thornton 2017 Theatrical release via Thunderbird Releasing

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TBC = To Be Confirmed: denotes films that have been acquired for UK distribution, but for which no release date has been set.

Every effort has been made to ensure these listings are correct, but please check with the relevant venue to confirm one-off screenings. If you have information on anything not listed, please leave a comment here, drop us an email or get in touch via Twitter or Facebook. Details of previous releases, screenings and events can be found on the Archive page.

Last updated: 2 October 2017

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