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Where to Watch NIDA Alumni on Screen in February 2024

Boy Swallows Universe now streaming on Netflix, costars alumni Sophie Wilde (Acting, 2019), Toby Schmitz (Acting, 1999) and Kate Box (Acting, 2003). Boy Swallows Universe is an Australian coming-of-age limited series based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by Trent Dalton.

Streaming now on Stan, Prosper stars Richard Roxburgh (Acting, 1986) and acting Diploma graduate Alexander D’Souza (2022). Set in the inner sanctum of an evangelical megachurch run by the wealthy Quinn family, whose charismatic founder announces a US expansion, causing a collision of faith and ambition which threatens to tear his family and church apart.

Anna Torv and Richard Roxburgh

Anna Torv (Acting, 2001) and Richard Roxburgh (Acting, 1986) star in Force of Nature: The Dry 2. Photo Narelle Portanier.

The New Boy starring Cate Blanchett (Acting, 1992) is available on Prime Video, written and directed by Warwick Thornton. Set in mid-1940s Australia, a nameless nine-year-old Aboriginal orphan boy is captured by police and taken in at a remote monastery run by a renegade nun.

While Anna Torv (Acting, 2001), Jacqueline McKenzie (Acting, 1990), Robin McLeavy (Acting, 2004) and Richard Roxburgh (Acting, 1986) co-star in Force of Nature: The Dry 2 an Australian mystery thriller based on the novel Force of Nature by Jane Harper. Released in cinemas from Thursday 8 February.