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Look Both Ways

Look Both Ways

Director: Sarah Watt
Year: 2005

A lonely artist who literally envisions disasters around every corner and an emotionally distant photojournalist meet in the aftermath of a train accident and soon their lives are transformed. This romantic comedy about love, life and death marks the live action feature debut of Australian animator Sarah Watt. Winner of Best Film and Director at the Australian Film Institute awards.

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Intangible Asset No. 82

Intangible Asset No. 82

Director: Emma Franz
Year: 2009

After hearing a rare recording of Korean Shaman Kim Seok-Chul's music, Australian drummer Simon Barker commits to find and learn from the enigmatic master.

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The Daughter

The Daughter

Director: Simon Stone
Year: 2016

After a fifteen-year absence, Christian (Paul Schneider) returns home to rural New South Wales for the marriage of his father, Henry (Geoffrey Rush), the wealthy owner of the local mill that's been the economic bedrock of the community for generations. Christian gets reacquainted with his old friend Oliver (Ewen Leslie) and finds himself drawn to Oliver's family, which includes wife Charlotte (Miranda Otto), daughter Hedvig (Odessa Young), and father-in-law Walter (Sam Neill). Unexpectedly, Christian discovers a secret that could tear Oliver’s family apart; and when Henry announces the imminent closure of the mill, it sends a quake through the community. As Christian tries to right the wrongs of the past, his actions threaten to shatter the lives of those he left behind years before.

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Last Impresario

Last Impresario

Director: Gracie Otto
Year: 2014

The Last Impresario is a portrait of Michael White, the enfant terrible of London's theater world in the 1970s. He is the man responsible for introducing Yoko Ono, Merce Cunningham and Pina Bausch to international audiences.

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Sushi: The Global Catch

Sushi: The Global Catch

Director: Mark Hall
Year: 2011

Blue Fin Tuna is a valuable commodity that faces potential extinction due to the explosion in the popularity of sushi worldwide. Once a Japanese delicacy, today the consumption of sushi represents a four billion dollar industry. Is the current sushi trade sustainable? What can be done to ensure that the prized Blue Fin Tuna exists for future generations to come? This timely documentary poses important questions that all sushi lovers should give thought to before placing their next order of sushi.

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The Getting of Wisdom

The Getting of Wisdom

Director: Bruce Beresford
Year: 1978

Oscar-nominated director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy, Tender Mercies) crafts a tender coming-of-age tale that introduces one of Australian literature's most beloved characters to the screen, Laura Tweedle Rambotham (Susannah Fowle).

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The Rocket

The Rocket

Director: Kim Mordaunt
Year: 2013

A boy who is believed to bring bad luck leads his family (and a couple of ragged misfits) through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by war, the boy builds a giant rocket to prove he's not cursed and to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: a rocket festival.

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52 Tuesdays

52 Tuesdays

Director: Sophie Hyde
Year: 2013

A teenage girl's coming of age told as her mother begins his gender transition.

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