1985 Australian Film Institute Awards

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1985 AFI Awards
Date14 September 1985
Best FilmBliss

The 1985 Australian Film Institute Awards were awards held by the Australian Film Institute to celebrate the best of Australian films of 1985.[1]

Feature film[edit]

  • Mark Lewis, Penn Robinson, Julian Ellingworth, Jim Taig – Rebel

Non-feature film[edit]

Best Documentary Film
  • Raoul Wallenberg: Between the Lines – Bob Weis
    • Collum Calling Canberra – David MacDougall, Judith MacDougall, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
    • I'll Be Home for Christmas – Brian McKenzie
    • Munda Nyuringu: He's Taken the Land, He Believes it is His, He Won't Give it Back – Robert Bropho, Jan Roberts
Best Sponsored Documentary
    • Timber Craft (Artisans of Australia) – Pamela Paddon
    • Women of Utopia – Elisabeth Knight
    • Image Makers – Ursula Kolbe


  1. ^ "Top awards for 'Bliss'". The Canberra Times. Vol. 60, no. 18, 248. Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 16 September 1985. p. 18. Retrieved 27 December 2021 – via National Library of Australia.

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