Animals & Creatures

A selection of films about creatures and animals, including the world premiere of Australian documentary Blue, the heart-warming Chicken People and horror-comedy classic An American Werewolf in London.

Blue

The world premiere of an invigorating Australian documentary: a beautifully crafted wake up call to the state of the earth’s oceans, dedicated to creating awareness and change.

Pop Aye

A downtrodden architect and his long-lost elephant take a road trip across Thailand to find their childhood home in this offbeat and very funny Sundance screenwriting award-winner.

Brigsby Bear

Cannes Critics’ Week’s Closing film is a strange, wonderful comedy starring Saturday Night Live’s Kyle Mooney as a man obsessed with a TV show about a bear saving the world.

Ama-San

A lyrical introduction to the traditional world of Japan’s free-diving fisherwomen. A multiple award-winning documentary from Portuguese director Cláudia Varejão.

Chasing Coral

The Great Barrier Reef takes centre stage in this Sundance winner that raises awareness of the dire fate of coral reefs by filming the phenomenon “coral bleaching”.

Chicken People

An entertaining tale of passionate competitors and their race for poultry glory: there’s fowl language in this feathered version of Best in Show – but it’s the clucking kind!

Waiting for Giraffes

An emotional story of collaboration and dedication set in a Palestinian West Bank zoo, which involves a cavalcade of animals, their devoted carers and enthusiastic visitors.

My Life as a Zucchini

An Oscar-nominated Swiss-French stop-motion family animation that's realistic and life affirming, dealing with real issues in a way that doesn't patronise or traumatise its audience.

Window Horses - The Poetic Persian Epiphany Of Rosie Ming

A charming feature from one of Canada's best loved, award winning animators, Ann Marie Fleming, voiced by Sandra Oh, Ellen Page and Don McKellar.

An American Werewolf in London

The horror-comedy classic howls into Sydney in all its blood-drenched glory. Come and watch this delirious mix of gore and gags outdoors, while a full moon hovers over the city.

VR Experience 1: Life of Us

SOLD OUT: Life of Us is a shared and interactive VR journey that tells the complete story of the evolution of life on earth. With music by Pharrell Williams.