Berlin International Film Festival

9-19 February 2017


Australia at Berlin

Know which Australian titles and talent are featuring this year


Screen Australia at Berlin

During Berlinale and the EFM, Screen Australia will be on the ground.

Screen Australia is proud to present the line-up of Australian films and talent at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival in 2017.


At this year’s Berlinale there are nine Australian films premiering: Casting JonBenet, Berlin Syndrome, RED DOG: True Blue, EMO the Musical, Monsieur Mayonnaise, After the Smoke, Smashed, Wolfe and Wutharr, Saltwater Dreams. Also Alex Proyas’ 1998 classic sci-fi Dark City will screen in Retrospective.


In addition, three Australians – producer Lee Matthews (EMO the Musical), director Tony Radevski and editor Anthony Cox – have been chosen to participate in the concurrent Berlinale Talents professional development program for emerging filmmakers.


Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush will be awarded a Berlinale Camera award. This highly prestigious prize was established in 1986 for individuals who have had a significant impact on global screen. Rush also stars in Stanley Tucci’s Final Portrait. Australian actor Hugh Jackman stars in James Mangold’s Logan. Both films screen Out of Competition.


See more details on Australian films screening at Berlinale, as well as the Australian titles screening at the EFM and some of the upcoming Screen Australia features here.

Screening Schedule

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Australia at Berlinale 2017

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Australian filmmakers Kitty Green (Casting JonBenet), Neil Triffett (EMO The Musical), Kriv Stenders (RED DOG: True Blue), Polly Staniford and Cate Shortland (Berlin Syndrome, plus Berlinale Camera recipient Geoffrey Rush, Screen Australia CEO Graeme Mason and Her Excellency Lynette Wood, Ambassador of Australia to Germany, at the Berlin International Film Festival.

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Australian screen content creators Mike Jones, Helen Bowden, Debbie Lee and Kristine Wyld speak to Screen Australia about their experience at C21’s International Drama Summit 2016.

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Producers Angie Fielder, Matt Reeder and Alex White, along with Screen Australia’s Head of Business and Audience, Richard Harris, provide insights from the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.