Independent distributor bringing exciting world cinema and alternate screen content to Australia and New Zealand

Contemporary Movies

An eclectic mix of fantastic international cinema

Sabah

Sabah

(PG) Dir. Ruba Nadda, Canada, 2005. 87 min | Comedy, Romance
Sabah is a smart, attractive Canadian Muslim whose passion and independence have been dulled by 20 years of duty to her loving yet demanding family. As a treat to herself on her 40th birthday, Sabah buys a swimsuit and then goes swimming. She meets Stephen, who is tall, handsome, sympathetic and definitely not Muslim. Their mutual attraction grows and Sabah finds herself sneaking around like a teenager. Eventually she will have to confront her family – can she rely on their love?

Show Me Love

Show Me Love

(MA) Dir. Lukas Moodysson, Sweden, 1999. 89 min | Comedy, Drama
Winner at Berlin International Film Festival and Rotterdam International Film Festival. Amal is a sleepy little town in Sweden that the teenagers long to escape from. An innocent prank and a passionate kiss lead to a mixed up romance and an unconventional portrayal of a family’s coming to grips with their daughter’s sexuality. A liberating and immensely warm film. From the director of Lilya 4-Ever.

Sister Smile

Sister Smile

(PG) Dir. Stijn Coninx, France/Belgium 2009. 119 min | Drama, Biography
Cécile de France (Orchestra Seats, The Singer) stars in the true story of Belgian nun Jeannine Deckers, international 60s pop icon Soeur Sourire, or The Singing Nun. Her controversial life story largely depicts her painful struggle between the church, her family and her true self.

Sneezing Baby Panda

Sneezing Baby Panda

(G) Dir. Jenny Walsh & Lesley Hammond, Australia, 2014. 89 min | Family, Adventure
Everybody wants a piece of you when you’re famous. One little sneeze and you’re front page news with over a quarter of a billion viral YouTube views. The hilariously cute sneezing baby panda internet sensation captured eyes, melted hearts and induced fits of laughter all around the world. David Attenborough meets Steven Spielberg in this epic escapade set deep in the heart of China’s forests. Starring A-list panda, Tai Shan.

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Swing

Swing

(PG) Dir. Tony Gatlif, France, 2002. 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Swing tells the story of 10-year-old Max, whose love of Manouche jazz takes him to the Manouche (one of the many different gypsy populations) neighbourhood where he quickly makes friends with Swing, a young gypsy girl who is the same age, and whose charisma, self-confidence and freedom fascinate him. From the director of Latcho Drom and Vengo.

Symphony of the Wild

Symphony of the Wild

(G) Dir. Jenny Walsh & Lesley Hammond, Australia, 2015. 90 min | Documentary
This dazzling wildlife spectacle propels us into the very private world of some of our most endearing critters. Set across a global stage, a parade of four legged talent struts its stuff against the backdrop of some great classical works. A live action ‘Fantasia‘ features mighty whales breaching, charging elephants, the big cats, and dozens of favourites performing with the symphony orchestra. A highly original event which will thrill everyone, particularly those who share a growing concern for the health of the planet.