Animal Kingdom returns to selected cinemas

14 December, 2010 by IF

Press release from Madman

Animal Kingdom will return to cinema screens this week after winning ten awards at the 2010 Samsung Mobile AFI Awards.


The film will begin screening at Cinema Nova (VIC), Dendy Newton (NSW), Dendy Portside (QLD) and Dendy Canberra (ACT) from this Thursday, December 16.

Over the summer period Animal Kingdom will also feature in the program at Sydney’s St George Open Air Cinema on January 25.

The complete list of AFI Awards for Animal Kingdom is as follows.

– Samsung Mobile Award for Best Film

– AFI Award for Best Direction – David Michôd

– AFI Award for Best Original Screenplay – David Michôd

– AFI Award for Best Lead Actor – Ben Mendelsohn

– AFI Award for Best Lead Actress – Jacki Weaver

– AFI Award for Best Supporting Actor – Joel Edgerton

– Reader’s Choice Award

– AFI Members’ Choice Award

– AFI Award for Best Editing – Luke Doolan

– AFI Award for Best Original Music Score – Antony Partos and Sam Petty

Announced in New York yesterday, Animal Kingdom has also picked up the Best First Feature gong at the 2010 New York Film Critics Circle Awards.

The NYFCC Award adds to the growing accolades for the film including Jacki Weaver’s recent ‘Best Supporting Actress’ awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the National Board of Review.