Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre presents
Sydney Film Festival - The Travelling Film Festival
From tales of love and mystery to odd couples and vampires, Casula film buffs young and old are able to watch the latest and greatest in world cinema fresh from the 61st Sydney Film Festival at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre 1 - 3 August 2014.
Countries from around the world are represented in this international program including France, USA, Morocco, India, Greece, Turkey and New Zealand.
This eclectic selection of five features, includes one animated family feature, plus two excellent short films; Yearbook, Winner of the Sundance Film Festival Short Film Jury Prize and the shot-in-Auburn Pocket Money, which received a Special Mention in the Sydney Film Festival Short Competition 2014.
Many of the titles will arrive in Casula on the back of acclaimed runs on the international film-festival circuit, and sellout screenings at the Sydney Film Festival.
On the back of acclaimed runs on the international film-festival circuit the Travelling Film Festival kicks off on Friday 1st August at 7pm with What We Do In The Shadows, the latest film from New Zealanders Taika Waititi (Boy, Eagle vs Shark) and Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords), hot off the film festival circuit at Sundance, SXSW and nominated for the Crystal Bear at Berlin International Film Festival. As the sold-out Closing Night Film at the 2014 Sydney Film Festival, What We Do In The Shadows is a wickedly entertaining vampire mockumentary, a hilarious exploration of the perils and pleasures of modern vampire life in a share house in Wellington.
This screening will be followed by a New Zealand inspired after-party, with FREE drinks and snacks for all Opening Night attendees.
Other highlights include a special family screening of the Winner of the Best Animated Film - César Awards France 2013 and nominated for Best Animated Feature Film - Academy Awards, Ernest & Celestine, a visually stunning and enormously entertaining animated film, based on a series of award winning children’s books; The Two Faces Of January, a sumptuously sun-drenched film adaptation of the classic novel by Patricia Highsmith (The Talented Mr. Ripley) starring Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst; Rock The Casbah, a lovingly crafted Moroccan family drama starring some of the Middle East's finest actors including the legendary Omar Sharif and ?The Lunchbox, a delicious celebration of romance and food, this Indian indie hit will screen with an Indian Feast + Ticket special.
What We Do In The Shadows
Ernest & Celestine
The Two Faces of January
Rock the Casbah