There is something unique and intimate about enjoying a film as part of the CinefestOZ Festival community. Our popular FREE Community Screenings are enjoyed by many at accessible locations across the South West and will return to the 2018 CinefestOZ Film Festival from August 22-26.
Busselton Visitors Centre | Busselton Jetty Foreshore
Dunsborough Districts & Country Club | 40 Gilfford Road
Margaret River Library | Fearn Avenue
Augusta Community Resource Centre | 65 Allnut Terrace, Augusta
Bunbury Regional Art Galleries | Wittenoon Street
Nannup Town Hall | Warren Road
The 2017 CommunityScreenings program is a celebration of Western Australian film content. The program features stunning WA landscapes, familiar local stories and works from talented West Australian creatives.
Thurs 24 & Sat 26 10am
Pete lives with his grandfather in an old abandoned outdoor cinema in the desert. When the old drive-in is threatened with demolition, ten year old Pete takes off to the city with his best mate Kalmain, to save his home.
Thurs 24 & Sat 26 11:45am
Directed by our 2017 CinefestOZ Jury Chair, Scott Hicks, The Boys Are Back tells the tale of a sports writer who becomes a single parent in tragic circumstances.
Thurs 24 & Sat 26 1:45pm
After a teenage girl named Grace goes missing, her parents – along with the help of an investigator – seek to find her, while also juggling their own secrets and stories between them.
When Broken Hill cab driver Rex is told he doesn’t have long to live, he sets out on an epic journey through the Australian Outback to Darwin in a bid to die on his own terms.
Busselton Only – Friday 25 August at 10.45am as part of IndigifestOZ Retrospective screening.
Fri 25 & Sun 27 10am
A showcase of short films created by aspiring South West student filmmakers. Students have created short films based on the 2017 theme, ‘The Birthday Card’.
Fri 25 & Sun 27 10:45am
Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.
Fri 25 & Sun 27 12:30pm
An iconic Australian story of family, friendship and adventure, between a young boy and a scrappy one-of-a-kind dog that would grow up to become an Australian legend.
Fri 25 & Sun 27 2:15pm
An imaginative children’s film about a young Australian boy’s passion for flight and his challenge to compete in the World Paper Plane Championships in Japan. The film stars Ed Oxenbould, Sam Worthington and David Wenham.