Australian International Screen Forum
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3/19/2018 to 3/22/2018
When: Monday, March 19, 2018
Where: Lincoln Center
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, New York  10023
United States

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AUSTRALIAN FILM STARS AND DIRECTORS COMING TO NEW YORK WITH THEIR FILMS IN MARCH

 

In the biggest event ever for Australian film in New York, the inaugural Australian International Screen Forum will hold a four-day festival at Lincoln Center from 19-22 March, 2018.

 

Led by Chris Beale as Chairman and Michael Kelleher as Executive Director, the Forum will screen US premieres of three extraordinary new feature films: Breath, a dramatic surfing movie like no other and the directorial debut of Simon Baker of The Mentalist, and co-starring Elizabeth Debicki (who was on stage with Cate Blanchett in The Maids); MountainJennifer Peedom's stunningly beautiful documentary; and Sweet CountryWarwick Thornton's powerful drama set in rural Australian in the 1920’ s and starring Bryan Brown, Sam Neill, Hamilton Morris and Matt Day.

 

The Forum also will include a 30th anniversary screening of Steve Jodrell’s Shame, starring Deborra-lee Furness, and a newly restored version of Starstruckthe 1982 musical comedy by Gillian Armstrong (Little WomenMy Brilliant Career).

 

Simon Baker, Jennifer Peedom, Deborra-lee Furness and Gillian Armstrong will each do a Q&A after their films.

 

Tickets go on sale later this month. Visit https://www.australianscreenforum.org/

 

Australian Short Film Today will be back with its new lineup of short films in May.

 

     


 

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