Australian Film Series
Redland Performing Arts Centre
Enjoy three weekends of amazing Australian Film
Redland Performing Arts Centre will be showcasing six Australian Films that inspire, inform and engage audiences through Australian storytelling. Buy a single movie screening for $8 or a double film special for $14 (two films in one day, please book via the box office).
SATURDAY 2 JUNE - CONCERT HALL
10am (non-captioned) & 12 noon (captioned)
The moving true story of three Aboriginal girls who are forcibly taken from their families in 1931 to be trained as domestic servants as part of an official Australian government policy. They make a daring escape and embark on an epic 1,500 mile journey to get back home - following the rabbit-proof fence that bisects the Australian continent - with the authorities in hot pursuit.
Starring Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury and Kenneth Branagh.
(PG, 1hr 34mins)
2pm (non-captioned) & 4pm (captioned)
Presenting a tale within a tale, this magnificent Australian film follows Dayindi, a young Aboriginal warrior in Arnhem Land, in a time separate of Western influence. His older brother Minygululu, tells the young Dayindi a story about another young man even further back in time who, like Dayindi, coveted his elder brother’s youngest wife.Through stories, can values be taught and balance achieved and will Dayindi change his path in life?
Starring Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Gulpilil and Peter Minygululu.
(M, 1hr 30mins)
SATURDAY 11 AUGUST - AUDITORIUM
10am (non-captioned) & 12 noon (captioned)
Based on the incredible true story of an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog Oddball to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks and in the process tries to reunite his family. Will they be able to protect the penguins and save their seaside town, or will the island become a whale watching station?
Starring Shane Jacobson and Deborah Mailman.
(G, 1hr 35mins)
2.00pm (non-captioned) & 4.00pm (captioned)
Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who roamed the Australian outback in search of his long lost master. In the process this loveable dog finds his way into the hearts of everyonehe meets, bringing people and a desparate local community together; some who find love, and others who find themselves.
Starring Josh Lucas and Rachael Taylor.
(PG, 1hr 32mins)
SATURDAY 1 SEPTEMBER - CONCERT HALL
10am (captioned) & 1pm (non-captioned)
This multi-award winning romantic historical drama, directed by Baz Luhrmann, is the thirdhighest grossing Australian film of all time. Set at the beginning of World War II, follow the plight of English aristocrat Lady Sarah Ashley as she joins forces with the rough-hewn stockman Drover to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country’s most unforgiving land.
Starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman
(M, 2hr 45mins)
4.30pm (captioned) & 7pm (non-captioned)
The Oscar-winning Moulin Rouge!, co-produced and co-written by Baz Luhrmann, is sure to fill your evening with romance and adventure. Set in Paris, Christian, a young English writer falls in love with the star courtesan of the Moulin Rouge club, Satine. But things take a wicked turn for Christian as her affections are also coveted by the club’s patron: the Duke.
Starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor.
(M, 2hr 7mins)
Saturday 2 June - Concert Hall
Rabbit-Proof Fence 10am (non-captioned) & 12 noon (captioned)
Ten Canoes 2pm (non-captioned) & 4pm (captioned)
Saturday 11 August - Auditorium
Oddball 10am (non-captioned) & 12 noon (captioned)
Red Dog 2pm (non-captioned) & 4pm (captioned)
Saturday 1 September - Concert Hall
Australia 10am (captioned) & 1pm (non-captioned)
Moulin Rouge! 4.30pm (captioned) & 7pm (non-captioned)
RPAC Concert Hall & Auditorium
Daytime and evening screenings - see duration details above
Single Film: $8
Two films (same day): $14*
*Not available online. Please book via the ROAC Box Office.
Parental guidance recommended to determine suitability of each film for your child
You can book your tickets:
- in person at RPAC Box Office, 2-16 Middle Street, Cleveland
- by phone - 3829 8131 (a $4.10 booking fee per transaction applies)
- online 24/7 using the Buy Now link below (a $5 transaction fee per booking applies)
If you require mobility assistance please contact Redland Performing Arts Centre Box Office so that we can accommodate your needs.
Please use the Buy Now links in the section above with each of the screening descriptions.
The drop down box on the purchase page will allow you to choose the film you want to see on that particular day.