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Your search by 'Australia' identified 11 films


  • 52 Tuesdays

    52 Tuesdays

    Australia , 2014 , 109 min. When her mother reveals plans for gender transition, 16-year-old Billie is pushed towards independence, and her time with her transitioning parent is limited to Tuesday afternoons. Shot only on successive Tuesdays to mirror the story, the film is an authentic exploration of desire, responsibility, and transformation.... Read more
  • Around the Block

    Around the Block

    Australia , 2013 , 104 min. In this vibrant, uncompromising vision of contemporary Australia, Christina Ricci and a young cast of rising Aussie talent illuminate an uplifting story of realizing one’s true identity despite the suffuse challenges of family, fiancés, and fear.... Read more
  • Clan

    Clan

    Australia , 2014 , 8 min. Told by an indigenous Australian rugby player, this documentary short is a poetic and gorgeously shot first-person testimonial of coming out.... Read more
  • Dead Weights and Balloons

    Dead Weights and Balloons

    Australia , 2013 , 7 min. A married woman explores the limits of what a colleague’s pep talk might include.... Read more
  • The Egg

    The Egg

    Australia , 2013 , 10 min. It is mating season across the land! Patsy and Pearl, a female pair of emperor penguins, is determined to beat the odds and hatch their own little chick. But soon they discover that they have to fight some angry dads for their right to be mothers.... Read more
  • Limited Partnership

    Limited Partnership

    Australia , 2014 , 74 min. In 1975, Richard Adams and Tony Sullivan became one of the first same-sex couples to legally marry—and the first to be denied legal immigration status. This documentary tells the story of a pioneering bi-national couple who paved the way to defeat DOMA.... Read more
  • MyMy

    MyMy

    Australia , 2014 , 15 min. In a mythic cyberfeminist universe, a frustrated young man yearns for affinity and connection. In this age of digital avatars, he makes himself a cyborg twin, who quickly becomes corrupted by a techno-magick virus. This Other self embodies a dangerous idea: that there are parts of ourselves beyond our control.... Read more
  • Out in the Line-Up: Uncovering the Taboo of Homosexuality in Surfing

    Out in the Line-Up: Uncovering the Taboo of Homosexuality in Surfing

    Australia , 2014 , 70 min. Breaking through the barrier of homophobia in surfing has been nearly impossible. Two gay surfers, David Wakefield and Thomas Castets, travel the globe to meet other diehard surfers who are also gay and lesbian, in this cinematographically gorgeous beach tour.... Read more
  • Swallow

    Swallow

    Australia , 2013 , 9 min. The Australian full moon finds homophobic neighbors knocking to see what the “poofters” are up to. Unfortunately for them, these boys have a secret, and it’s that time of the month!... Read more
  • Teagan

    Teagan

    Australia , 2013 , 3 min. Three animators tell a story of transition—from male to female and from despondency to happiness. Using recorded interview material and representative artwork, this short touches on the fear and loneliness of living in the closet, and the joy and confidence that comes with stepping into the light.... Read more
  • Trunk

    Trunk

    Australia , 2013 , 12 min. Neil, a still-in-the-closet Australian college lad, visits home for his grandpa’s funeral, and is beset by a loud, larger-than-life, unwelcome guest.... Read more