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EVENTS: 2018 SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL

9 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018 | 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Sydney Film Festival’s popular series of screenings at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre returns for a fifth year, bigger, better and bolder than ever! 

Sydney Film Festival’s popular series of screenings at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre returns for a fifth year, bigger, better and bolder than ever! From 9-17 June the offering becomes even more exciting, when the 2018 Sydney Film Festival moves in to show several films at Casula as part of the festival screenings across the city.

Better still, before the evening screenings, you can add on a fantastic meal created by the amazing chefs at Bellbird, Casula Powerhouse’s in-house restaurant.

** Please contact Box Office if booking for groups (10+)


Sydney Film Festival 2018 Casula Powerhouse Program

9 June


The Wife | 7.30pm | Tickets from $15 | 15+
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Book pre-film dinner reservations here
Glenn Close delivers a career-best performance in this thrilling drama, as a wife who has sacrificed her own talent to support her husband’s brilliant literary career.

10 June


The Poetess
| 2pm | Tickets from $15 | 15+
Book tickets hereThe first female finalist to compete in Million’s Poet – an Arabic-language equivalent of the Idol TV franchise – stirs up controversy as she stands for a progressive Islam.
** Please be advised that the short film Daughter of the Sun will be screened before The Poetess


The Breaker Upperers
| 7pm | Tickets from $15 | 15+
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Book pre-film dinner reservations here
In this side-splittingly funny film, NZ directors Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami star as best friends who run an unconventional business breaking up couples for cash.

11 June 


Pick of the Litter
| 11am | Tickets from $15 | All ages
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We follow the two-year journey, from birth through training to graduation, of five cute but determined Labrador puppies, destined to become guide dogs for the blind.

16 June


Puzzle
| 2pm | Tickets from $15 | 15+
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In this charming, romantic drama, a whole world opens up for suburban mother Agnes (Kelly Macdonald, Trainspotting) when she discovers that she’s a jigsaw puzzle genius. 
** Please be advised that the short film Untitled Groping Revenge Fairytale will be screened before Puzzle


Wajib
| 7.30pm | Tickets from $1515+
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Writer-director Annemarie Jacir’s multi-award winning comic drama explores the lives of Palestinians living in Israel, and stars real-life father and son Mohammad and Saleh Bakri.

17 June

SFF Screenability Shorts
| 4pm | Free admission | 15+
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Featuring three amazing short films: Tip of my Tongue; Broken; Intimate Encounters 20 Years On 


The Changeover
| 6pm | Tickets from $15 | 15+
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A spooky tale of magic and the supernatural set in post-earthquake Christchurch, based on the Carnegie-winning YA novel by Margaret Mahy.


SFF Screen Day Out

Screen Day Out is Sydney Film Festival’s secondary education program, presenting special screenings of Australian premiere features and documentaries for high school groups. Book your Screen Day Out sessions here. Study guides for the films are also available here.

18 June

Pick of the Litter | 9.45am | All ages.
We follow the two-year journey, from birth through training to graduation, of five cute but determined Labrador puppies, destined to become guide dogs for the blind.

19 June


Speak Up
| 9am | All ages.
A group of French college students prepare for an annual public speaking competition in the northern suburbs of Paris, in this entertaining and captivating documentary.


Inventing Tomorrow
| 12.15pm | All ages.
Enterprising high school students from Indonesia, India, Mexico and Hawaii tackle environmental issues in their own backyard, as they prepare for the world’s largest science fair.

Event Information

LocationCasula Powerhouse
Arts Centre
Theatre

AgesSee each film
for individual ratings


Phone02 9824 1121

Emailreception@casulapowerhouse.com

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EVENTS: EAT THE ART

11 Aug 2018
6.30pm - 11.30pm

Join us to celebrate truffle season with a six course degustation created by our team at Bellbird.