Sharmill Films


Sharmill Films has an incomparable and uncompromised record of bringing sublime cinema to Australian shores, specialising in the best of world cinema, and the best in event cinema including the Met Opera: Captured Live in HD direct from New York, Great Britain’s National Theatre Live, and the Bolshoi Ballet from Moscow.

New forthcoming film releases include prestigious titles direct from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival: the Palme d’Or winning feature Winter Sleep (also winner of the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize) and Force Majeure, winner of the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize.

Sharmill Films is the leading Australian distributor of alternate content ‘event cinema’ featuring Captured Live in HD seasons of New York’s Met Opera, National Theatre Live from Great Britain, and Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet, screening concurrently in Australian cinemas with the international seasons.

Recent film releases include films from France/Italy (A Castle in Italy), Cambodia (The Missing Picture), Iraqi Kurdistan (My Sweet Pepper Land), Canada (Gabrielle), and USA (Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing).

Natalie Miller AO, who established Sharmill Films in 1967, is passionate about cinema and the business of film. A pioneer of Australian arthouse cinema and visionary distributor, Natalie is best known for being the first independent woman distributor in Australia, and as the successful co-founder of the iconic Cinema Nova in Melbourne.

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