New streaming shows, films and cinema releases in Australia this weekend

Your guide to the best new films, series and documentaries streaming in Australia on the weekend of December 9-11, and new cinema releases.

The pitch: A group of escaped coltan miners forms an anti-colonialist computer hacker collective in the hilltops of Burundi. They soon attempt a takeover of the authoritarian regime that’s exploiting the region’s natural resources – and its people.

The pitch: Based on the Broadway hit with songs by Tim Minchin, this is getting a short cinema release before heading to streaming. Matilda, an extraordinary girl armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, dares to take a stand against her oppressive parents and head teacher to change her story with miraculous results.

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Silvi Vann-Wall is a journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker. They joined ScreenHub as Film Content Lead in 2022. Twitter: @SilviReports