Men's Group was the highest scoring Australian Feature Film at the 2008 Sydney Film Festival.
Scoring 4.496 and coming in second place overall Men's Group
Audience response to Men’s Group has been very passionate.
“Life changing, a real insight into the heart’s of men, at last someone is breaking the taboo and telling the truth about what men are really feeling” M.C NSW
“I laughed till I cried, then I cried my heart out….If you ever wanted to understand your brother, father, husband, lover or yourself, then you MUST see this film”
Men’s Group has got men talking and is the result of a collaboration between Director Michael Joy and Creative Producer John L. Simpson (the distributor of the highly acclaimed - The Jammed). John says:
“We wanted to explore some of the unspoken fears and vulnerabilities many men face, but are unable to voice. Michael and I both had close friends who tragically took their own lives. We recognise that many Australian men are in crisis. As artists, we want to give voice to the many dilemmas and situations men face, particularly in their relationships as partners, sons and fathers.”