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Antenna Documentary Film Festival

An announcement has been made that the anticipated 2020 Antenna Documentary Film Festival unfortunately won’t be returning this year owing to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. However, documentary enthusiasts should be delighted that Antenna Selects will be launched in its place, a specially curated year-round program of some of the highest quality and most insightful […]

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2019

This film festival returns to Sydney presenting an exciting program of 50 of the finest and most captivating documentaries produced globally in the past year. The escalating popularity of this festival has resulted in its duration being increased to 11 days, which gives documentary enthusiasts the chance to catch more screenings. An award-winning selfie-style documentary […]


You don’t have to be a cinephile to observe that Sydney is awash with film festivals - from the landmark Sydney Film Festival, through Tropfest and Flickerfest to the Sydney Underground and numerous ethnically based events – to mention just a few. It almost seems there’s a new festival every week and if that’s the […]


By Mark Morellini Australia’s international documentary film festival returns for its eighth edition, presenting 38 stimulating feature-length films and 10 shorts from 23 countries. Australia is prominent with a selection of 16 films. Each year this festival grows in popularity, evident from the new partnership Antenna has established with Dendy Newtown, which means that documentary […]

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2016

Antenna offers a rare opportunity to see the very best in documentary cinema from the furthest corners of the world right on your doorstep in one superbly curated festival. This year’s edition of the festival is the most ambitious to date with 39 features from 18 countries, 14 shorts and six Virtual Reality experiences. Festival […]

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2014

The Antenna Documentary Film Festival has 35 features from over 20 countries, opening with Bugarach – a film about the small town in France that is predicted to be the only survivor of the Mayan doomsday prophecy. Emerging filmmakers appear alongside established names such as Martin Scorsese and his latest documentary, The 50 Year Argument. […]