Films by Country


The Home Song Stories

Tony Ayres

Tony Ayres' poignant autobiographical feature follows the turbulent life of a glamorous Hong Kong nightclub singer (Joan Chen) who emigrates to Melbourne with her two children in 1964.


Matthew Saville

Melbourne filmmaker Matthew Saville crafts a disturbing account of urban fear and isolation as police investigate a senseless commuter train shooting.

Romulus, My Father

Richard Roxburgh

Eric Bana stars as a troubled Eastern European immigrant in this heartbreaking family drama of displacement and emotional dependency set in the backblocks of 1960s rural Victoria.



Using sound, image and text, these four ingenious live film explorations from Australia, New Zealand and the US redefine the frontiers of cinematic possibility. Presented at the majestic St James Theatre.