AFTRS Announce Film Program


As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, AFTRS will screen a series of acclaimed feature films directed by AFTRS alumni, beginning with Dead Calm, by director Phillip Noyce, on March 28 at 6.30pm.

The screening will also feature a special video introduction from Phillip Noyce.

The screenings are free and open to the public, however registration is required:

Over the past 50 years, AFTRS alumni that have been at the forefront of cinema culture, producing work that has moved, challenged and thrilled audiences around the world.

Each film in this series was directed by an AFTRS alumnus and almost all feature alumni in key creative roles including producers, cinematographers, editors, production designers and costume designers.

In partnership with the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA), the films in this program will be presented entirely on 35mm prints borrowed from their collection, treating audiences to a rich and unique cinematic experience.

Future screenings are:

Bad Boy Bubby (1993) – Wed 26 April
Directed by Rolf De Heer

Babe (1995) – Tue 30 May
Directed by Chris Noonan

Radiance (1998) – Tue 27 June
Directed by Rachel Perkins

Beneath Clouds (2002) – Tue 25 July
Directed by Ivan Sen

Somersault (2004) – Tue 29 August
Directed by Cate Shortland

Bright Star (2009) – Tue 26 September
Directed by Jane Campion

The Loved Ones (2009) – Tue 21 October
Directed by Sean Byrne

Samson & Delilah (2009) – Tue 28 November
Directed by Warwick Thornton