The 2023 films Australian directors are most looking forward to

We asked some of the brightest names in the Australian screen industry what films they cannot wait to see, and what they’re up to this year.

From Women Talking to Barbie, Wonka to Monster, these are the most-anticipated movies of the year ahead for Australian screen directors.

I’m looking forward to seeing Shayda [about a young Iranian mother and her six-year-old daughter seeking refuge in an Australian women’s shelter] directed by [Tehran-born, Australian-raised] Noora Niasari. I’m very interested in Iranian voices, given the positive changes convulsing Iran.

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