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3 March
Arc Cinema

The NFSA is proud to present the breathtaking Tanna, the film that has delivered Australia's first ever nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.

Set on a remote Pacific Island, covered in rainforest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.

Spoken in native Nauvhal with English subtitles.

* Nominee - Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards

* Best Film - Venice International Film Critics' Week, Venice International Film Festival (Audience award Premio del Pubblico Pietro Barzisa – 30. Settimana Internazionale della Critica)

* Best cinematography - FEDEORA (Federation of Film Critics of Europe and the Mediterranean), Venice International Film Critics’ Week

Drinks and nibbles available prior to the screening, from 5.30pm.