SONGLINES: Sweet Country (15)


SONGLINES: Sweet Country (15)

Thursday 10th February 2022


The Songlines exhibition at The Box is coming to a close at the end of February. Our short season of films explores aspects of Australian cinema which reflect on ideas and themes inspired by the exhibition. We hope it inspires you to catch it before it goes. All tickets £5. here.

Sweet Country (15)

Dir. Warwick Thornton, 2017, Australia, 109 mins. Cast. Matt Day, Bryan Brown, Trevon Doolan, Tremayne Doolan, Natassia Gorey Furber, Anni Finsterer.

Inspired by real events, Sweet Country is set in the 1920s on the Northern Territory frontier - where justice itself is put on trial. Directed by Warwick Thornton, recipient of the Camera d’Or at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival for his debut feature Samson and Delilah, the period western is a stunning cinematic vision and soundscape set in the desert of the magnificent MacDonnell Ranges around Alice Springs in central Australia.

The other 2 screenings in the Songlines film programme are:

Rabbit-Proof Fence (PG): Thursday 3rd February 2022, 6pm

The Sapphires (12): Thursday 24th February 2022, 6pm

Dates & Times

 Thursday 10th Feb 2022  8:30pm Intro
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