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15th Sydney Underground Film Festival

Several film festivals have been postponed until 2022 owing to the ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns, but the anticipated Sydney Underground Film Festival streams on demand for the second consecutive year. This unique film festival has mesmerised fans with its outrageously bizarre, quasi experimental, and vastly non-mainstream films and documentaries. Now in its 15th year the program […]

Spotlight on ladies at Queer Screen Festival 2021

BY JESSI LEWIS City Hub speaks with Queer Screen Film Festival Director Lisa Rose about the festival's 9th year & the slate of films for queer women. With Sydney in lockdown than what better time is there than now to delve head first into this year’s Queer Screen Film Festival. Now in its 9th year, […]

Irish Film Festival Goes Online Again In 2021

The Irish Film Festival returns online nationally for the second consecutive year, owing to the ongoing lockdowns associated with COVID-19. “In light of the uncertainty surrounding the current pandemic and in order to deliver our festival program in the safest way possible, we have made the tough decision to run this year’s festival online again,” […]

THE NAKED CITY – SHAKE HANDS WITH DANGER!

These days school children have access to an almost unlimited range of audio visual material to expand their knowledge and hopefully shape their social responsibility. Much of it can be downloaded via the internet and viewed on a variety of devices. There was a time however when today’s digital technology was just a science fiction […]

French Retro Film Festival

Lovers of French Cinema should be delighted with the specially curated Vive La Revolution: French Retro Film Festival which arrives just in time for the Bastille Day celebrations. The program consists of 12 classic comedies and dramas that have made an impact on discerning audiences over the years and should also be of interest to […]

German Film Festival 2021

Film festival enthusiasts should be delighted to learn that even though COVID-19 has disrupted film production in Germany, there are still 30 titles (27 of which are Australian premieres) that will screen at this year’s German Film Festival. Opening night attendees can expect a small 30-minute reception with a glass of wine, German delicacies and […]

Fantastic Film Festival

The Fantastic Film Festival encompasses genre and alternative cinema which simply doesn’t fit into traditional categories. The program showcases some of the strangest and most wonderful films produced by some of the most daring (and perhaps eccentric) directors and has been especially curated for moviegoers who enjoy bizarre, non-mainstream cinema. “Genre cinema has an unmatched […]

Children’s International Film Festival

The third Children’s International Film Festival (CHIFF) comes to Sydney with a selection of the finest children’s films sourced from the most prestigious children’s film festivals globally. After the socially inept year we’ve all had owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, families will be anticipating quality time out at the movies and this festival has a […]

Antenna Selects

A specially curated selection of high quality and insightful documentaries will be screening at the Antenna Selects, a new year-round program for 2020/2021. The first six documentaries have been announced: The Painter And The Thief is an intriguing documentary with a twist. When an artist’s two renowned paintings are stolen from the Oslo gallery, she […]

67th Sydney Film Festival

By Mark Morellini Many film festivals around the world have unfortunately been cancelled owing to the COVID-19 lockdowns, but the 67th Sydney Film Festival returns as a virtual event screening a concise program of 33 films. There will be seven feature films, 13 documentaries, and 13 shorts collectively in four sections, which will all be […]