Film Festivals

Scandinavian Film Festival 2022

The 8th Scandinavian Film Festival arrives in cinemas boasting a wonderfully curated program of 22 of the finest films from Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Contemporary new films and retrospective titles including dramas and comedies should allure lovers of world cinema. From Denmark comes the Australian premiere of Margrete – Queen Of The North, […]

Sydney Film Festival Award Winners Announced

At the closing ceremony of the 69th Sydney Film Festival tonight a range of award winners were announced. Taking out the top gong was Close by Belgian filmmaker Lukas Dhont, a stunningly beautiful examination of boyhood friendship, the prestigious Sydney Film Prize. The winner of the $60,000 cash prize for ‘audacious, cutting-edge and courageous' film was […]

SHADOW – Screening In The Screenability Program at SFF

The Sydney Film Festival is currently screening, and audiences have the opportunity of attending the Screenability Program which highlights the incredible work of filmmakers with disabilities. “This program is part of a suite of initiatives designed to boost the participation of underrepresented groups in the screen industry,” explained festival director Nashen Moodley. “The focus of […]

69TH SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL

The 2022 iteration of the Sydney Film Festival (SFF) marks its 69th outing. Throughout the course of the 11 day festival Sydneysiders will have the chance to view over 200 films from 64 countries including 27 world premieres. The curation team behind the festival have taken great care to find 101 feature films, many of […]

What’s On: Lonesome Premieres at Sydney Film Festival

By Mark Garrison Lonesome, a new Australian LGBTQ feature film, directed by acclaimed Queer filmmaker Craig Boreham, will make its Australian premiere at the upcoming Sydney Film Festival, following its world premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival. The film, produced by Ben Ferris and Ulysses Oliver under their Breathless Films banner, along with co-producer […]

It Takes Time: 10 Films By Frederick Wiseman

Frederick Wiseman’s award-winning career has spanned over seven decades. He has been described as one of the most important and original filmmakers working today and even a living legend. Whilst many of Wiseman’s documentaries have been selected to screen at the Sydney Film Festival (SFF) over the years Jenny Neighbour who is the SFF Head […]

Spanish Film Festival Arrives With 34 New Films

The Spanish Film Festival returns this year with a program of 34 of the best feature films from Spain, Australia, Latin America, and the USA, starring A-listers including Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Oscar Martinez and Blanca Portillo. COVID-19 has had an affect on the Spanish film industry over the past few years, but CEO Benjamin […]

Fantastic Film Festival 2022 highlights the best alternative films

The Fantastic Film Festival has arrived in Sydney and will unleash a program of 24 unconventional, bizarre and cult style arthouse feature films from 11 countries around the world, including Canada, Denmark, Japan, the UK, South Africa and Greece. “We’re extremely excited to present this year’s program. FFFA offers a journey beyond the map of […]

Czech And Slovak Film Festival Returns To Sydney

The Czech and Slovak Film Festival returns to Sydney this year for its 9th presentation. Over the course of five days the festival will be screening 11 of the highest quality movies and nine shorts produced in these countries. COVID-19 restrictions have had devastating effects on film industries throughout the world, but Festival Director Ika […]

Jewish Film Festival 2022

The Jewish International Film Festival returns to the big screen this year with a program of 55 feature films and a shorts package from 20 countries around the world. With a program that includes 31 feature films of which two are world premiere screenings of Australian produced films, 25 documentaries, episodes from a television series, six short […]