2014

This is a list of past releases, screenings and events relating to Australian cinema in the United Kingdom for 2014.  For current and future events, please see the Aussie Film Calendar.

JANUARY

10 The Railway Man (Teplitzky, 2013) – Theatrical release via Lionsgate
13 Black Water (Nerlich/Traucki, 2007) – Australian Gothic @ Showroom Cinema (Sheffield)
17 The Jungle (Traucki, 2014) – DVD release via Metrodome
19 Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) – 35mm screening @ Glasgow Film Theatre
20 The Piano (Campion, 1993) – Blu-ray release via Studiocanal
The Piano (Campion, 1993) @ BFI Southbank (London)
Dark City (Proyas, 1998) @ Prince Charles Cinema (London)
23 The Piano (Campion, 1993) @ BFI Southbank (London)
25 The Castle (Sitch, 1997) @ Clapham Grand (London)
26 Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) – 35mm screening @ Filmhouse (Edinburgh)
27 Autoluminescent: Rowland S. Howard (Lowenstein, 2011) – DVD release via Matchbox
29 I, Frankenstein (Beattie, 2013) – Theatrical release via Entertainment Film Distributors

 

FEBRUARY

10 Muirhouse (Rahim, 2012) – DVD release via Monster Pictures UK
11 The Rocket (Mordaunt, 2013) – Glasgow Youth Film Festival @ Glasgow Film Theatre
15 Bastardy: Jack Charles (Courtin-Wilson, 2009) @ Barbican Centre (London)
Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) – 35mm screening @ Rio Cinema (Dalston, London)
23 Mystery Road (Sen, 2013) @ Glasgow Film Festival
24 Savages Crossing (Dobson, 2010) – DVD release via 101 Films
27 The Last Impresario (Otto, 2013) @ Glasgow Film Festival
Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Glasgow Film Festival
28 The Last Impresario (Otto, 2013) @ Glasgow Film Festival
Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Glasgow Film Festival
Wolf Creek 2 (McLean, 2013) – FrightFest @ Glasgow Film Festival

 

MARCH

1 Submerge (O’Connor, 2012) – DVD/VOD release via The Passage
2 Wolf Creek 2 (McLean, 2013) – Frightfest @ Glasgow Film Festival
7 Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) – Theatrical re-release via Eureka Entertainment
11 Submerge (O’Connor, 2012) – UK launch screening @ Roxy Bar & Screen (London)
14 The Rocket (Mordaunt, 2013) – Theatrical/VoD release via Eureka
15 Cosmic Psychos: Blokes You Can Trust (Weston, 2013) @ Rio Cinema, Dalston (London)
16 Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Borderlines Film Festival – The Courtyard (Hereford)
19 Lore (Shortland, 2012) – KCL Film Society @ King’s College London
21 Croc-a-Dyke Dundee (Cunningham-Reid, 2014) @ BFI Flare – London LGBT Film Festival
22 Mary and Max (Elliot, 2009) @ Flatpack Festival – Birmingham Midland Institute
23 Croc-a-Dyke Dundee (Cunningham-Reid, 2014) @ BFI Flare – London LGBT Film Festival
24 Croc-a-Dyke Dundee (Cunningham-Reid, 2014) @ BFI Flare – London LGBT Film Festival
Robbery Under Arms (Lee, 1957) – DVD release via Network
25 Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) – Discover Tuesdays @ Picturehouse Cinemas
27 Red Dog (Stenders, 2012) – Occasional Cinema @ Blue Sky (Bangor, Wales)
30 52 Tuesdays (Hyde, 2014) @ BFI Flare – London LGBT Film Festival
31 Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) – Dual-format (Blu/DVD) release via Eureka
Mad Dog Morgan (Mora, 1976) @ BFI Southbank (London)

 

APRIL

1 Tracks (Curran, 2013)  @ Bradford International Film Festival
3 Tracks (Curran, 2013)  @ Bradford International Film Festival
9 Mad Dog Morgan (Mora, 1976) @ BFI Southbank (London)
7 The Hunter (Nettheim, 2012) – SciScreen @ Arts Picturehouse (Cambridge)
Yajilarra (Hogan, 2009) & Seminar w/ June Oscar @ Senate House (London)
22 Tracks (Curran, 2013) – Preview screening @ BFI Southbank (London)
25 Tracks (Curran, 2013) – Theatrical release via Momentum Pictures
Stone (Harbutt, 1974) / Ghosts…of the Civil Dead (Hillcoat, 1988) – Good, Bad, Unseen @ Genesis Cinema (London)
26 End Play (Burstall, 1976) – Frightclub All-nighter @ The Custard Factory (Birmingham)
28 The Sullivans [Vols. 5/6] (TV series, 1976-83) – DVD release via Medium Rare

 

MAY

3 MurderDrome (Armstrong, 2013) @ ULU (London)
5 The Railway Man (Teplitzky, 2013) – DVD/Blu release via Lionsgate
10 Mad Max / Mad Max 2 (Miller, 1979/1981) – Derby Film Festival @ Quad Cinema
11 MurderDrome (Armstrong, 2013) @ The Tin Music & Arts (Coventry)
12 MurderDrome (Armstrong, 2013) – DVD release via Monster Pictures UK
MurderDrome (Armstrong, 2013) @ Little Theatre Cinema (Bath)
13 Mad Max (Miller, 1979) – Derby Film Festival @ Quad Cinema (Derby)
15 Mad Max 2 (Miller, 1981) – Derby Film Festival @ Quad Cinema (Derby)
16 Mad Max (Miller, 1979) – Derby Film Festival @ Quad Cinema (Derby)
Razorback (Mulcahy, 1984) – Derby Film Festival @ Quad Cinema (Derby)
17 Mad Max 2 (Miller, 1981) – Derby Film Festival @ Quad Cinema (Derby)
MurderDrome (Armstrong, 2013) @ 10 Feet Tall (Cardiff)
18 Walkabout (Roeg, 1971) / Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) @ Rio Cinema, Dalston (London)
19 The Piano (Campion, 1993) – Blu-ray release via StudioCanal
Wish You Were Here (Darcy-Smith, 2012) – DVD release via Metrodome
25 MurderDrome (Armstrong, 2013) @ Plymouth Arts Centre
26 I, Frankenstein (Beattie, 2014) – DVD/Blu release via Entertainment Film
The Sullivans – Vol. 8 (TV series, 1976-83) – DVD release via MediumRare
27 The Search for Weng Weng (Leavold, 2013) @ Terracotta Film Festival – ICA (London)
30 ANZFLA: The Sharp Edge – The Art of Martin Sharp (ABC TV, 2013) @ King’s College London
31 ANZFLAMusica Surfica (Sowry, 2008) @ King’s College London
ANZFLA: A Personal History of the Australian Surf (Blakemore, 1981) @ King’s College London
ANZFLA: Graphic Novels! Melbourne! (Hayward, 2012) @ King’s College London

 

JUNE

1 ANZFLA: Paul Kelly: Stories of Me (Darling, 2012) @ King’s College London
ANZFLA: Utopia (Pilger, 2013) @ King’s College London
ANZFLA: The Best of Tropfest @King’s College London
2 Blood Money (McQualter, 2012) – DVD release via Warwick Films
7 Girt By Sea (McNeil, 2014) @ Peace Gardens – Sheffield Doc/Fest
All This Mayhem (Martin, 2013) – Doc/Fest @ BFI Southbank (London)
8 All This Mayhem (Martin, 2013) @ Showroom Cinema – Sheffield Doc/Fest
9 Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story (Holmes, 2014) @ Showroom Cinema – Sheffield Doc/Fest
Stone Cold Justice (ABC TV, 2014) @ St Nicholas Church Hall (Guildford)
10 The Search for Weng Weng (Leavold, 2013) @ Odeon – Sheffield Doc/Fest
All This Mayhem (Martin, 2013) @ Showroom Cinema – Sheffield Doc/Fest
11 The Sentimental Bloke (Longford, 1919) @ Bristol Silents – Lansdown Pub (Bristol)
13 MurderDrome (Armstrong, 2013) @ The Rigger (Newcastle under Lyme)
Knocked for Six [aka Save Your Legs!] (Hicklin, 2012) – Limited theatrical release via Metrodome
15 Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story (Holmes, 2014) @ East End Film Festival (Rich Mix, London)
16 Knocked for Six [aka Save Your Legs!] (Hicklin, 2012) – DVD release via Metrodome
Jonah from Tonga (TV Series, 2014) – DVD release via 2Entertain
19 Lore (Shortland, 2012) @ Bigger Picture Film Club – East Dulwich Tavern (London)
22 Galore (Graham, 2013) @ Edinburgh International Film Festival
24 Galore (Graham, 2013) @ Edinburgh International Film Festival
26 The Infinite Man (Sullivan, 2014) @ Edinburgh International Film Festival
27 The Infinite Man (Sullivan, 2014) @ Edinburgh International Film Festival
30 The Rocket (Mordaunt, 2013) – DVD/Blu release via Eureka Entertainment

 

JULY

3 Notes on the Apparatus (Smith, 2013) – Artists’ Film Biennial @ ICA
Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story (Holmes, 2014) @ Clapham Picturehouse (London)
4 Goddess (Lamprell, 2013) – Theatrical release via Metrodome
5 Mad Max / Mad Max 2 (Miller, 1979/1981) @ Various Picturehouses
9 The Great Gatsby (Luhrmann, 2013) – Luna Cinema @ Scotney Castle (Kent)
20 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Elliott, 1994) @ Battersea Power Station (London)
25 The Great Gatsby (Luhrmann, 2013) @ Regal Picturehouse (Henley-on-Thames)
28 Apocalyptic (Triggs, 2013) – DVD release via Monster Pictures
Rabbit-Proof Fence (Noyce, 2002) @ Glasgow Film Theatre (Glasgow)

 

AUGUST

4 Sunstruck (Gilbert, 1972) – DVD release via Network
8 All This Mayhem (Martin, 2013) – Theatrical release via Koch Media
The Great Gatsby (Luhrmann, 2013) – Luna Cinema @ Kensington Palace (London)
11 Patrick: Evil Awakens (Hartley, 2013) – DVD/VOD release via House Entertainment
15 The Rover (Michôd, 2014) – Theatrical release via eOne
Picnic at Hanging Rock (Weir, 1975) @ Broadway Cinema (Nottingham)
18 Tracks (Curran, 2013) – DVD/Blu release via Entertainment One
Stone (Harbutt, 1974) @ Alibi Film Club (London)
22 Not Quite Hollywood (Hartley, 2008) @ Quad Cinema (Derby)
Roadgames (Franklin, 1981) @ Quad Cinema (Derby)
F4FF: Wolf Creek 2 (McLean, 2013) @ Vue Leicester Sq (London)
23 F4FFThe Babadook (Kent, 2013) @ Vue Leicester Sq (London)
24 Not Quite Hollywood (Hartley, 2008) @ Quad Cinema (Derby)
Roadgames (Franklin, 1981) @ Quad Cinema (Derby)
25 F4FFLemon Tree Passage (Campbell, 2014) @ Vue Leicester Sq (London)
Goddess (Lamprell, 2013) – DVD release via Metrodome
28 Mary & Max (Elliot, 2009) – Minicine @ The Palace Picturehouse (Leeds)
29 Mystery Road (Sen, 2013) – Theatrical release via Axiom
30 The Great Gatsby (Luhrmann, 2013) – Luna Cinema @ Hatfield House (Hertfordshire)

 

SEPTEMBER

2 Animal Kingdom (Michôd, 2010) – Little White Lies: Around the World in 8 Films @ W London
6 Moulin Rouge! (Luhrmann, 2001) – Pop-up Screens @ Manor House Gardens, Lewisham (London)
8 Babe (Noonan, 1995) – DVD release via Universal
10 The Sapphires (Blair, 2012) @ Cranbrook Film Society (Kent)
11 Kenny (Jacobson, 2006) @ Star & Shadow Cinema (Newcastle upon Tyne)
15 Wolf Creek 2 (McLean, 2013) – DVD/Blu/VOD release via eOne
16 The Castle (Sitch, 1997) – Inverness Film Fans @ Eden Court (Inverness)
22 The Railway Man (Teplitzky, 2013) @ Little Theatre Cinema (Bath)
23 The Last Impresario (Otto, 2013) – Preview/Q&A @ BFI Southbank (London)
25 Autoluminescent: Rowland S. Howard (Lowenstein/Milburn, 2011) @ Tyneside Cinema (Newcastle)
26 The Last Impresario (Otto, 2013) – Theatrical release via Dogwoof
Wolf Creek 2 (McLean, 2013) @ Roxy Bar & Screen (London)
The Proposition (Hillcoat, 2005) @ Hackney Picturehouse (London)
29 Errors of the Human Body (Sheean, 2012) – DVD release via Koch Media
30 The Babadook (Kent, 2013) – Grimmfest Preview Night @ Odeon Printworks (Manchester)
Picnic at Hanging Rock (Weir, 1975) – Inverness Film Fans @ Eden Court (Inverness)

 

OCTOBER

3 Sororal (Barrett, 2014) @ GrimmFest – Gorilla (Manchester)
4 Dogs in Space (Lowenstein, 1986) @ Tyneside Cinema (Newcastle)
7 All This Mayhem (Martin, 2013)  @ Stoke Film Theatre (Stoke on Trent)
Animal Kingdom (Michôd, 2010) – Inverness Film Fans @ Eden Court (Inverness)
9 Stephanie in the Water (Warbrick, 2014) – London Surf Film Festival @ Genesis (London)
LFF: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ BFI Southbank (London)
LFF: Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (Hartley, 2014) @ BFI Southbank (London)
LFFThe Mule (Mahony/Sampson, 2014) @ Vue Islington (London)
10 Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Lewes Film Club (East Sussex)
11 LFF: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ Odeon West End (London)
LFF: Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (Hartley, 2014) @ Vue Islington (London)
LFF: The Turning (Various, 2013) @ Curzon Soho (London)
12 LFFThe Mule (Mahony/Sampson, 2014) @ Odeon West End (London)
Out in the Line-Up (Thomson, 2014) – London Surf Film Festival @ Genesis (London)
13 LFF: The Turning (Various, 2013) @ Vue West End (London)
16 LFFThe Little Death (Lawson, 2014) @ Hackney Picturehouse (London)
LFF: The Lost Aviator (Lancaster, 2014) @ Odeon Covent Garden (London)
Tracks (Curran, 2013) – Purbeck Film Festival @ Rex Cinema (Wareham)
Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) + Brian West Q&A – Purbeck Film Festival @ Rex Cinema (Wareham)
Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) – Hull Independent Cinema Project @ Kardomah 94 (Hull)
17 LFFThe Little Death (Lawson, 2014) @ Vue West End (London)
 Mystery Road (Sen, 2013) – Purbeck Film Festival @ Lighthouse (Poole)
 LFF: Son of a Gun (Avery, 2014) @ Odeon West End (London)
LFFTender (Wallworth, 2013) @ BFI Southbank (London)
18 Apocalyptic (Triggs, 2014) @ British Horror Film Festival – Empire Leicester Square (London)
LFF: Austin to Boston (Haney, 2014) @ BFI Southbank (London)
LFF: Kill Me Three Times (Stenders, 2014) @ Odeon West End (London)
Mad Max 2 [aka The Road Warrior] (Miller, 1981) – Belfast Film Festival @ T13 (Belfast)
LFFThe Mule (Mahony/Sampson, 2014) @ Ritzy Cinema (London)
LFF: Son of a Gun (Avery, 2014) @ Odeon West End (London)
19 LFF: Austin to Boston (Haney, 2014) @ Vue West End (London)
LFF: Kill Me Three Times (Stenders, 2014) @ Hackney Picturehouse (London)
LFF: The Lost Aviator (Lancaster, 2014) @ Vue Islington (London)
LFF: Son of a Gun (Avery, 2014) @ Vue Islington (London)
LFFTender (Wallworth, 2013) @ ICA (London)
21 All This Mayhem (Martin, 2013) – Discover Tuesdays @ various Picturehouse Cinemas
Australian Film Theory and Criticism, Vol. 2: Interviews [Book] (Edited by Noel King and Deane Williams) via Intellect Books
22 Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Swindon Film Society – Swindon Arts Centre
24 The Babadook (Kent, 2013) – Theatrical release via Icon
The Rocket (Mordaunt, 2013) – Sherborne Film Festival @ Powell Theatre (Sherborne)
25 Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla (Simpson, 2014) @ Celluloid Screams – Showroom (Sheffield)
27 All This Mayhem (Martin, 2013) – DVD release via Koch Media
Felony (Edgerton, 2013) – Digital/VOD release via Solo Media
The Last Impresario (Otto, 2013) – DVD release via Dogwoof
Mystery Road (Sen, 2013) – DVD/Blu release via Axiom
28 Mystery Road (Sen, 2013) – Discover Tuesdays @ various Picturehouse Cinemas
30 Dark City (Proyas, 1998) – BFI Sci-Fi @ The Cube (Bristol)
31 Mad Max 2 [aka The Road Warrior] (Miller, 1981) -BFI Sci-Fi @ BFI Southbank (London)

 

NOVEMBER

2 Mad Max 2 [aka The Road Warrior] (Miller, 1981) – BFI Sci-Fi @ BFI Southbank (London)
Predestination (Spierig, 2014) – Mayhem Film Festival @ Broadway (Nottingham)
3 The Code (TV series, 2014) – DVD release via Arrow Films
Secrets and Lies (TV series, 2013) – DVD release via RLJ Entertainment
5 Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Fermanagh Film Club (Enniskillen)
8 Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Octagon Films (Market Harborough)
9 Healing (Monahan, 2014) @ Eden Court – Inverness Film Festival
Mystery Road (Sen, 2013) @ Cornwall Film Festival – Regal Cinema (Redruth)
10 Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla (Simpson, 2014) – DVD/Blu release via Monster Pictures
Convict (Basha/Field, 2014) – DVD release via Signature Entertainment
Metal Down Under: A History of Heavy Metal in Australia (Calpakdjian, 2014) – DVD release via Plastic Head
11 Above Us All (Jansen, 2014) – Cross Channel Film Lab @ Phoenix Cinema (Falmouth)
Danger 5 [series 2] (SBS TV, 2014) @ Abertoir Film Festival – Aberystwyth Arts Centre (Wales)
20 52 Tuesdays (Hyde, 2013) – Outburst! Queer Arts Festival @ Queen’s Film Theatre (Belfast)
22 Mystery Road (Sen, 2013) @ Cornwall Film Festival – Royal Cinema (St. Ives)
24 Wentworth Prison [Season 2] (TV series, 2013) – DVD release via Fremantle
29 Strictly Ballroom (Luhrmann, 1992) – Amy Grimehouse presents @ JW3 (London)
30 Strictly Ballroom (Luhrmann, 1992) @ Victoria Hall (Radstock, Avon)
Mad Max 2 [aka The Road Warrior] (Miller, 1981) @ Prince Charles Cinema (London)

 

DECEMBER

5 World Film Locations: Sydney [Book] (Edited by Neil Mitchell) via Intellect Books
8 Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) – DVD/VOD release via StudioCanal
13 Red Dog (Stenders, 2011) @ St Ninian’s Hall Cinema (Isle of Whithorn)
15 The Rocket (Mordaunt, 2013) @ Harrogate Film Society (Yorkshire)
26 Unbroken (Jolie, 2014) – Theatrical release via Universal

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ANZFLA = Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts, King’s College London (29 May – 1 June 2014)
BFI Sci-Fi = BFI Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder season, UK wide (Oct-Dec 2014)
F4FF = Film4 FrightFest, London (21 – 25 August 2014)
LFF = BFI London Film Festival, London (8 – 19 October 2014)

Last updated: 28 January 2015

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