2015

This is a list of past releases, screenings and events relating to Australian cinema in the United Kingdom for 2015.  For current and future events, please visit the Aussie Film Calendar.

JANUARY

5 The Rover (Michôd, 2014) – DVD/Blu/VOD release via eOne
Around the Block (Spillane, 2014) – VOD release via Signature Entertainment
6 Oranges and Sunshine (Loach, 2010) @ Chester Film Society – Steam Mill, Chester
9 The Rocket (Mordaunt, 2013) @ Beaconsfield Film Society (Bucks)
12 The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (TV series, 2013) – DVD release via Spirit Entertainment
13 Utopia (Pilger, 2013) @ Lewes Film Club (East Sussex)
16 Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Selkirk Film Club (Selkirk, Scotland)
18 Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ Keswick Film Club (Lake District)
20 500 Miles (Jensen, 2014) – worldwide VOD release via Devolver
Directory of World Cinema: Australia and New Zealand, vol. 2  (Edited by Ben Goldsmith, Geoff Lealand, Mark David Ryan) via Intellect Books
23 The Infinite Man (Sullivan, 2014) – LOCO Festival @ BFI Southbank (London)
25 Storm Boy (Safran, 1977) – London Australian Film Society @ Hermitage Moorings (London)
26 Australia Day Party (incl. Castle/Strictly/Muriel/Priscilla film marathon) @ Jetlag Bar (London)
GFF: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ Glasgow Film Theatre
52 Tuesdays (Hyde, 2013) @ Picturehouse at FACT (Liverpool)
The Rocket (Mordaunt, 2013) @ Bungay Film Club (Suffolk)
The Search for Weng Weng (Leavold, 2013) – DVD release via Monster
27 Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Bridport Film Society (Bridport, Dorset)
30 Son of a Gun (Avery, 2014) – Theatrical release via Koch Media
31 Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) @ FEAST Film Nights – Portico Gallery (South London)

FEBRUARY

5 Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ Hull Independent Cinema Project – Artlink Hull
6 The Turning (Various, 2013) – Theatrical/VOD release via Soda Pictures
9 Throwback (Bain, 2014) – DVD/Blu release via Monster Pictures
16 The Babadook (Kent, 2013) – DVD/Blu release via Icon
19 GFF: The Mule (Sampson/Mahony, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
GFF: Stunt Rock (Trenchard-Smith, 1980) @ The Old Hairdressers (Glasgow)
20 GFF: The Little Death (Lawson, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
GFF: The Mule (Sampson/Mahony, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
Predestination (Spierig, 2014) – Theatrical/VOD release via Signature Entertainment
GFF: Strictly Ballroom (Luhrmann, 1992) @ Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum (Glasgow)
21 The Babadook (Kent, 2013) @ Rio Cinema (London)
GFF: Fell (Burgess, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
GFF: The Little Death (Lawson, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
GFF: Maya the Bee Movie (Stademann, 2014) @ Cineworld Parkhead (Glasgow)
GFF: Red Dog (Stenders, 2011) @ Glasgow Film Theatre
22 GFF: Fell (Burgess, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
GFF52 Tuesdays (Hyde, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
23  A Place to Call Home [S1 + S2] (TV series, 2014) – DVD release via RLJ Entertainment
Felony (Saville, 2013) – DVD release via Solo Media
GFF52 Tuesdays (Hyde, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
GFF: Tender (Wallworth, 2013) @ CCA (Glasgow)
24 GFF: Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (Miller, 1981) @ IMAX at Glasgow Science Centre
GFF: Tender (Wallworth, 2013) @ CCA (Glasgow)
27 GFF: Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (Hartley, 2014) @ Glasgow Film Theatre
GFF: Limited Partnership (Miller, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
GFF: Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) @ Mackintosh Queen’s Cross (Glasgow)
GFF: Wyrmwood (Roache-Turner, 2014) @ Glasgow Film Theatre
BFF: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2014) @ The Courtyard (Hereford) / Wem Town Hall (Shropshire)
28 GFF: Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (Hartley, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
GFF: Limited Partnership (Miller, 2014) @ CCA (Glasgow)
GFF: Maya the Bee Movie (Stademann, 2014) @ Odeon at the Quay (Glasgow)
KFF: The Babadook (Kent, 2013) @ Alhambra (Keswick)
KFF: The Infinite Man (Sullivan, 2013) @ Alhambra (Keswick)

MARCH

1 The Babadook (Kent, 2013) @ Prince Charles Cinema (London)
BFF: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2014) @ The Courtyard (Hereford)
5 All This Mayhem (Martin, 2014) @ Duke’s at Komedia (Brighton)
Australia (Luhrmann, 2008) @ Silver Screen Cinema (Dover)
6 BFF: The Turning (Various, 2013) @ The Courtyard (Hereford)
7 BFF: The Turning (Various, 2013) @ The Courtyard (Hereford)
9 BFF: Ten Canoes (de Heer/Djigirr, 2007) @ The Courtyard (Hereford)
11 BFF: Ten Canoes (de Heer/Djigirr, 2007) @ The Courtyard (Hereford)
Tracks (Curran, 2014) @ Eastbourne Film Society (Eastbourne)
13 BFF: The Tracker (de Heer, 2002) @ The Courtyard (Hereford)
14 BFF: The Tracker (de Heer, 2002) @ The Courtyard (Hereford)
20 WOW: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ Chapter (Cardiff)
21 Zoe.Misplaced (Mills, 2014) @ BFI Flare Festival (London)
22 Zoe.Misplaced (Mills, 2014) @ BFI Flare Festival (London)
23 WOW: Deep Listening [Dadirri] (Iles, 2014) @ Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Zoe.Misplaced (Mills, 2014) @ BFI Flare Festival (London)
24 WOW: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ Aberystwyth Arts CentreChapter (Cardiff)
WOW: Deep Listening [Dadirri] (Iles, 2014) @ Clwyd Theatr Cymru (Mold, Flintshire)
The Turning (Various, 2013) @ Queen’s Film Theatre (Belfast)
25 WOW: Deep Listening [Dadirri] (Iles, 2014) @ Chapter (Cardiff)
The Turning (Various, 2013) @ Queen’s Film Theatre (Belfast)
26 Tender (Wallworth, 2013) @ Rethinking Disability on Screen – CityScreen Picturehouse (York)
30 Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Bungay Film Club (Suffolk)

APRIL

1 Walkabout (Roeg, 1971) @ Home Cinema (Manchester)
3 The Water Diviner (Crowe, 2014) – Theatrical release via eOne
6 Gallipoli and the ANZACS [aka Gelibolu] (Örnek, 2005) – DVD release via Go Entertain
Predestination (Spierig, 2014) – DVD/Blu release via Signature Entertainment
The Turning (Various, 2013) – DVD release via Soda Pictures
11 FPTS: Walkabout (Roeg, 1971) @ Bridport Arts Centre (Dorset)
12 FPTS: Red Dog (Stenders, 2011) @ Electric Palace (Bridport, Dorset)
15 WOW: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ Clwyd Theatr Cymru (Mold, Flintshire)
19 Tracks (Curran, 2013) @ Malmesbury Film Society (Wiltshire)
21 WOW: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ Taliesin Arts Centre (Swansea)
The Waler: Australia’s Great War Horse (Vines, 2015) – Britain-Australia Society @ King’s College London
22 WOW: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ Torch Theatre (Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire)
Mary Meets Mohammad (Kirkpatrick, 2013) @ Cafe INDIEpendant (Scunthorpe)
23 Gallipoli (Weir, 1981) @ Portsmouth Film Society
24 IAEC: Mystery Road (Sen, 2013) @ British Museum (London)
27 The Killage (Bauer, 2011) – DVD release via Monster Pictures
29 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Elliott, 1994) @ Hackney Picturehouse (London)
30 Like Minds [aka Murderous Intent] (Read, 2006) – DVD release via Lionsgate

MAY

8 A Funny Kind of Love [aka The Little Death]  (Lawson, 2014) – Theatrical release via Kaleidoscope
Mad Max / Mad Max 2 (Miller, 1979-81) – Theatrical reissue via Warner Bros
11 Canopy (Wilson, 2013) – DVD release via Kaleidoscope
Wyrmwood (Roche-Turner, 2015) – DVD/Blu release via StudioCanal
15 Gallipoli (Weir, 1981) @ BFI Southbank (London)
Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) – Theatrical release via Warner Bros
17 Gallipoli (Weir, 1981) @ BFI Southbank (London)
19 Gallipoli (Weir, 1981) @ Tyneside Cinema (Newcastle)
21 The Proposition (Hillcoat, 2005) @ Phoenix Cinema (East Finchley)
23 ANZFLA: All This Mayhem (Martin, 2014) @ Hackney Picturehouse (London)
IAEC: The New Black (Various, 2009) @ British Museum (London)
24 ANZFLA: The Last Wave (Weir, 1977) @ Hackney Picturehouse (London)
26 Mabo: Life of an Island Man (Graham, 1997) + Q&A @ King’s College London
29 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Elliott, 1994) @ Prince Charles Cinema (London)
ANZFLAThe Turning (Various, 2013) @ King’s College London
30 ANZFLAFrackman (Todd/Stack, 2015) @ King’s College London
ANZFLA: The Story of the Kelly Gang (Tait, 1906) + Discussion @ King’s College London
31 ANZFLAThe Waler: Australia’s Great War Horse (Vines, 2015) @ King’s College London
ANZFLA: Picnic at Hanging Rock (Weir, 1975) @ King’s College London

JUNE

5 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (Hartley, 2014) – Theatrical release via Metrodome
(Sing-a-long-a) Moulin Rouge! (Luhrmann, 2001) @ Prince Charles Cinema (London)
6 Terminus (Furmie, 2015) @ Sci-Fi London – Ritzy Picturehouse (London)
7 Scrum (Stockell, 2015) @ Sheffield Doc/Fest – Showroom (Sheffield) 
Terminus (Furmie, 2015) @ Sci-Fi London – Stratford East Picturehouse (London)
8 Anzac Girls (TV series, 2015) – DVD/Blu-ray release via Dazzler
Death of a Gentleman (Collins, 2015) @ Sheffield Doc/Fest – Library Theatre (Sheffield)
Son of a Gun (Avery, 2014) – DVD/Blu release via Koch Media
9 Tyke Elephant Outlaw (Moore/Lambert, 2015) @ Sheffield Doc/Fest – Showroom (Sheffield)
12 OFFN: The Tracker (de Heer, 2001) @ Hackney Picturehouse (London)
13 OFFN/IAEC: Ten Canoes (de Heer/Djigirr, 2006) @ British Museum (London)
14 OFFN: Charlie’s Country (de Heer, 2013) @ Hackney Picturehouse (London)
16 Sam Klemke’s Time Machine (Bate, 2014) @ Open City Docs – Bloomsbury Theatre (London)
17 RAI: Remembering Yayayi (Deveson/Myers/Dunlop, 2014) @ Watershed (Bristol)
RAI: Under the Palace Wall / Eleven in Delwara (MacDougall, 2014) @ Watershed (Bristol)
18 RAI: First Footprints (Dean/Butler, 2013) / Ringtone (Deger/Wunungmurra, 2014) @ Watershed (Bristol)
RAI: Nightfall on Gaia (Salazar, 2015) @ Watershed (Bristol)
20 EIFF: Paper Planes (Connolly, 2014) @ Cineworld Fountain Park (Edinburgh)
21 EIFF: Infini (Abbess, 2015) @ Cineworld Fountain Park (Edinburgh)
EIFF: That Sugar Film (Gameau, 2014) @ Cineworld Fountain Park (Edinburgh)
22 Charlie’s Farm (Sun, 2014) – DVD/Blu release via Monster Pictures
23 EIFF: Cut Snake (Ayres, 2014) @ Cineworld Fountain Park (Edinburgh)
EIFF: That Sugar Film (Gameau, 2014) @ Cineworld Fountain Park (Edinburgh)
25 EIFF: Cut Snake (Ayres, 2014) @ Cineworld Fountain Park (Edinburgh)
EIFF: Infini (Abbess, 2015) @ Cineworld Fountain Park (Edinburgh)
26 Paper Planes (Connolly, 2015) – AusFilmHouse @ Ham Yard Hotel (London)
That Sugar Film (Gameau, 2014) – Theatrical release via Soda Pictures

JULY

4 How to Lose Jobs and Alienate Girlfriends (Meadmore, 2014) @ East End Film Festival – Genesis Cinema (London)
11 IAEC: Mad Bastards (Fletcher, 2010) @ British Museum (London)
13 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (Hartley, 2014) – DVD release via Metrodome
100 Bloody Acres (Cairnes, 2012) – DVD/Blu-ray release via The Works
Wherever She Goes (Gordon, 1951) – DVD release via Network
23 Crocodile Dundee (Faiman, 1986) @ Luna Cinema – Brockwell Lido (London)
27 That Sugar Film (Gameau, 2014) – DVD/Blu-ray release via Soda Pictures

AUGUST

5 The Great Gatsby (Luhrmann, 2013) @ Luna Cinema – Opera Holland Park (London)
7 52 Tuesdays (Hyde, 2014) – Theatrical release via Peccadillo
9 Babe: Pig in the City @ BFI Southbank (London)
10 The Water Diviner (Crowe, 2015) – DVD/Blu-ray release via Entertainment One
17  A Funny Kind of Love [aka The Little Death] (Lawson, 2014) – DVD release via Kaleidoscope
30 These Final Hours (Hilditch, 2014) @ Film4 Frightfest (London)

SEPTEMBER

3 Stone (Harbutt, 1974) @ Broadway Cinema (Nottingham)
16 Island Home Country (Thornley, 2008) @ King’s College London
21 Infini (Abbess, 2015) – DVD release via Altitude
Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) – Digital release via Warner Home Video
23 Celia (Turner, 1989) @ ICA (London)
28 52 Tuesdays (Hyde, 2014) – DVD release via Peccadillo

OCTOBER

4 DXM (Goth, 2015) @ Grimmfest – Odeon Printworks (Manchester)
5 Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015) – DVD/Blu-ray release via Warner Home Video
Mad Max Anthology (Miller, 1979-2015) – DVD/Blu-ray boxset via Warner Home Video
9 LFF: The Daughter (Stone, 2015) @ Vue Leicester Square (London)
(Sing-a-long-a) Moulin Rouge! (Luhrmann, 2001) @ Prince Charles Cinema (London)
10 LFF: The Daughter (Stone, 2015) @ Vue Leicester Square (London)
LFF: Gayby Baby (Newell, 2015) @ Vue Islington (London)
11 LFF: Partisan (Kleiman, 2015) @ Curzon Soho (London)
LFF: Sherpa (Peedom, 2015) @ Picturehouse Central (London)
12 Drown (Francis, 2015) – DVD release via Peccadillo
LFF: Gayby Baby (Newell, 2015) @ BFI Southbank (London)
LFF: Observance (Sims-Dennett, 2015) @ BFI Southbank (London)
On The Beach (Kramer, 1959) – DVD/Blu-ray release via Signal One
Wentworth Prison [S3] (TV series, 2015) – DVD release via Fremantle Media
13 LFF: Partisan (Kleiman, 2015) @ Vue Leicester Square (London)
LFF: Sherpa (Peedom, 2015) @ BFI Southbank (London)
LFF: Observance (Sims-Dennett, 2015) @ Ritzy Picturehouse (London)
16 LFF: Tanna (Dean/Butler, 2015) @ Curzon Soho (London)
LFF: Ruben Guthrie (Cowell, 2015) @ Curzon Soho (London)
17 LFF: Truth (Vanderbilt, 2015) @ Odeon Leicester Square (London)
18 LFF: Ruben Guthrie (Cowell, 2015) @ Curzon Soho (London)
LFF: Sherpa (Peedom, 2015) @ BFI Southbank (London)
LFF: Tanna (Dean/Butler, 2015) @ Vue Islington (London)
LFF: Truth (Vanderbilt, 2015) @ Odeon Leicester Square (London)
23 Maya the Bee (Stadermann, 2014) – Theatrical release via Enchanted Animation
Paper Planes (Connolly, 2015) – Theatrical release via Lionsgate

NOVEMBER

20 The Dressmaker (Moorhouse, 2015) – Theatrical release via Entertainment Film Distributors
23 Crocadyke Dundee / Wine, Women & Friends (Cunningham-Reid, 2012-4) – DVD release via Peccadillo

DECEMBER

7 Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries [S3] (TV series, 2015) – DVD release via Acorn
18 Sherpa (Peedom, 2015) – Theatrical release via Arrow

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ANZFLA = Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts (London, 28 – 31 May 2015)
BFF = Borderlines Film Festival (27 Feb – 15 March 2015)

EIFF = Edinburgh International Film Festival (Edinburgh, 17-28 June 2015)
FPTS = From Page to Screen – Bridport’s Film Festival (8 – 12 April 2015)
GFF = Glasgow Film Festival (18 Feb – 1 March 2015)
IAEC = Films @ British Museum’s Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation (23 April – 2 August 2015)
KFF = Keswick Film Festival (26 Feb – 1 March 2015)
LFF = BFI London Film Festival (7-18 October 2015)
OFFN = Origins Festival of First Nations (London, 9-25 June 2015)
RAI = 14th RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film (Bristol, 16-19 June 2015)
WOW = Wales One World Film Festival (20 March – 24 June 2015)

Last updated: 13 January 2017

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