Meet the Filmmaker

Film has embedded itself in the psyche of the modern world. We flock to the cinema in droves and, when we can, we love to re-visit our favourite films again and again. But what does it take to create these stories? What challenges and surprises face those who endeavour to make them?

Now is your chance to get behind the lens and receive an insider glimpse into the world of filmmaking with Riverside Theatres’ Meet The Filmmaker. Our film season brings you the best of contemporary and classic films with an exclusive access to the writers, directors, producers and artists who create them.

A diverse range of films from Australia and around the world with special Q&A sessions following each film. Experience the magic of Cinema and get inspired by some of the greatest contemporary filmmakers at Riverside Theatres.

  • Hope Road

    30 Aug - 3 Sep 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    In the latest film by Tom Zubrycki, a South Sudan refugee returns to his village to build a school, but his ambitious plans are challenged when life intervenes.
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  • Defiant Lives

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    11 Sep 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    An uplifting and beautiful documentary on the rise and triumph of the disability rights movement.
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  • Shame

    20 Sep 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    One woman – played by an award-winning Deborra-lee Furness – turns the tables on a country town's system of entrenched male violence in this rip-roaring Australian action flick
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