Fri 20 Mar 2020 to Mon 23 Mar 2020

The first annual Bendigo Festival of Australian Film - A four day celebration of Australian cinema, featuring 8 fantastic films. Opening with a 30th anniversary screening of Death in Brunswick introduced by director John Ruane.

Featured films include:

Angel Baby, Harry and Kate have two intrinsic things in common – they are in love and they are both schizophrenic. Winner of seven AFI Awards, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Actor.

My Brilliant Career, A brand-new digital restoration of Gillian Armstrong’s award-winning adaptation of Miles Franklin’s classic novel, featuring Judy Davis in her movie debut. Winner of six 1979 AFI awards including Best Film & Best Director.

Judy And Punch, In the anarchic town of Seaside, nowhere near the sea, puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show. 2019 AACTA winner for Best Lead Actor

Bran Nue Dae, An energetic, star-studded musical road trip about finding where you belong.
Studded with stars of stage and screen including Jessica Mauboy, Ernie Dingo, with Missy Higgins and Geoffrey Rush. 2010 AFI winner for Best Supporting Actress

The Dressmaker, Introduced by Annette Rypalski from Mount Rothwell, who worked on the set of The Dressmaker. Winner of five 2015 AACTA Awards including Best Lead Actress (Kate Winslet).

Children of the Revolution, No suspension of disbelief is too big an ask, no flight of the political imagination of a nation too bizarre, to be incorporated into the stunning vision of post-war Australia teetering on the edge of a Brave New World that is Children of the Revolution.

Blessed. A haunting and evocative tale about mothers and children, about being lost and finding your way home. 2009 AFI winner for Best Lead Actress (Frances O'Connor).


What: Bendigo Festival of Australian Film

Where: The Star Theatre, Eaglehawk

Date: March 20 to 23

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