Play Trailer


Sat 20 Jul 6:00 PM

Arc Cinema
Audio Description
Close Captioned
Allocated Seating
110 Mins | Sports Films
Sat 20 Jul

2023 |DCP| NZ |DPaul MiddleditchHamish Bennett 
Closed Captions and Audio Description available 
New Zealand in 1981 is a rugby-obsessed country divided over the arrival of the South African Springboks team. In Dunedin, 17-year-old misfit Josh Waaka takes inspiration from nationwide protests and discovers his own voice through performanceForced to take a stand for the first time in his life, Josh embraces his community and his Māori heritage, leading his family on a journey towards healing. 
Starring Julian Dennison (Hunt for the Wilderpeople) alongside Rhys Darby and Minnie Driver, Uproar is a heartwarming coming-of-age story about connection and finding your place in the world.  
‘…packs an emotional punch while remaining consistently funny.’ – Screen Rant

Closed captioning and audio description services at the NFSA are provided using Dolby Accessibility Solution receivers. There are 15 receivers available for use at selected screenings. 

How to book your receiver 
  • To book a receiver, please email us at tickets@nfsa.gov.au and include your name, contact details and the screening you would like to use the receiver for.  
  • Any receivers that have not been booked will be available at Reception prior to the screening. 
  • Receivers are allocated on a first come, first served basis.  
How to collect your receiver 
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start time of your screening to collect your receiver from NFSA Reception (McCoy Circuit entrance).   
  • An NFSA staff member will set up your receiver and show you how to use it if needed. 
  • Headphones are provided, but you may bring and use your own headphones if you prefer (they must have a 3.5mm headphone jack). 
Sat 20 Jul

Arc Cinema

1 McCoy Circuit Acton, Australian Capital Territory, 2601