Family Films

Share the excitement of the Festival with your whole family! Featuring the best family films from around the world that will surprise and delight both the child inside and the child beside you.


Directed by Spielberg, Disney's The BFG tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country.

Coconut Hero

An adolescent misfit in fear of being bullied at school and worn out by his overly dramatic mother, develops a morbid fascination with death in this surprisingly romantic film.

Girl Asleep

A hit at Adelaide and Berlin Film Festivals, this savvy and surreal picture turns being a confused 14-year-old into a unique world of wonder.

Ice Age: Collision Course

Scrat's epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World.

Long Way North

Gorgeously animated and joyously told, this enchanting tale of a girl's journey to the North Pole to find her long-lost grandfather will charm audiences young and old.

Miss Impossible

“Sophie is good at school and Mum's thrilled. Jessica has her boyfriend… Me? I dunno. A void. I suck.” So says Aurore, a 13 year-old with no time for life's boring bits.

Kids Animation Showcase

A program for our biggest little audience: expect animals doing the wildest things and a special Australian film featuring an amazing group of people who can change their entire face.