Aussie Indies: Smoke Between Trees

29 April
Location informationArc Cinema
Event cost$12 / $10

Our regular spotlight on recent highlights from the Australian independent filmmaking scene.    

An intimate portrait of a reluctant grandfather on a heart-warming journey of transformation – one that will lead him back to a home unlike any he ever imagined.

Set amongst the breathtaking beauty of the Blue Mountains, Michael Joy’s Smoke Between Trees is as an uplifting and moving story about family and identity.

Tiriel Mora is impeccable as Mathew Higgins, a man coming to terms with being a grandfather. Elly Chatfield is impressive and warm as Francine, an art gallery owner and grandmother to Ari.

Ari is wonderfully portrayed by Robert-Joseph Slockee, a child caught between families and cultures.

‘A deeply moving, compassionate and engaging new film from director Michael Joy’ – Melbourne International Film Festival



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