Australian Showcase,Premiere Fund Film

Secrets and lies will change lives in this pulse-pounding psychological thriller. ... Sullen, defiant and on probation following her release from juvenile detention, 16-year-old foster child Amy Anderson struggles with her new life in the countryside until Chloe, a friendly local girl the same age as Amy, drops by the family home seeking house-cleaning work and everything changes. ... In this MIFF... Read more
What happens when a brooding, moody high-school emo falls for a happy, God-loving Christian believer? ... Having been kicked out of his old school, Ethan just wants to start afresh. And after being accepted to join his new school's grungy emo band, Worst Day Ever, he thinks he's finally found his place. But when the school's sunshine-and-rainbows Hope Group decides to compete alongside Worst Day E... Read more
An incredible true tale of mayonnaise sandwiches, Nazis and a hand-painted comic book! ... Artist and filmmaker Philippe Mora (Mad Dog Morgan, MIFF 2015; Swastika, MIFF 1973) is producing a graphic novel about his late father, Georges, widely known in Melbourne as a beloved contemporary art patron and owner of bohemian eateries Mirka Café, Café Balzac and the Tolarno Restaurant and Galleries. Less... Read more
An incendiary, heartbreaking investigation into one of Australia's most notorious cults, and the scars its victims still bear today. ... Anne Hamilton-Byrne was beautiful, charismatic, delusional and damaged. She was also incredibly dangerous. Convinced she was a living god, Hamilton-Byrne headed an apocalyptic sect dubbed The Family, which was prominent in Melbourne through the 60s and 70s. With ... Read more
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