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FILM: ITALIAN FILM SERIES: THE TRUE LEGEND OF TONY VILAR

4 May 2017
7.30pm - 9.00pm

This musical mock-documentary highlights a man's quest to discover the truth about Italian singer, Tony Vilar by tracing his journey from Italy to Buenos Aires and New York.

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FILM: FILMINK PRESENTS FIRST GIRL I LOVED

13 May 2017
7.30pm - 9.00pm

A beautiful coming of age story showing Anne's budding romance with Sasha and the threat of her best friend's jealousy.

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FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS VICEROY'S HOUSE

14 May 2017
11.00am - 1.00pm

The End of an Empire. The Birth of Two Nations. Viceroy's House tells the true story of the final months of British rule in India.

FILM: ITALIAN FILM SERIES: IT WAS THE SON

8 Jun 2017
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Set in the 70's, the Ciraulos' uneventful lives are turned upside-down by the accidental death of their youngest daughter.

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FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS ALI'S WEDDING

10 Jun 2017
7.30pm - 9.15pm

Ali’s arranged marriage is looming, but he loves someone else. What’s a Muslim cleric’s son to do?

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FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS HOTEL SALVATION

11 Jun 2017
1.30pm - 3.10pm

An old man drags his busy son to Varanasi so that he may die there and attain salvation in a comedy about death that, at heart, is a delightful, poignant celebration of life.

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FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI

12 Jun 2017
11.00am - 12.10pm

An Oscar-nominated Swiss-French stop-motion family animation that’s realistic and life affirming, dealing with real issues in a way that doesn’t patronise or traumatise its audience.

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FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS BARBECUE

17 Jun 2017
3.00pm - 4.45pm

An epic, mouth-watering celebration of the tradition of barbecuing across the world: from South African braais and Texan pitmasters to a New Zealand hangi.

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FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS: DEFIANT LIVES

18 Jun 2017
11.00am - 12.40pm

The history of the disability rights movement, featuring a litany of impressive activists determined to create a world where everyone, regardless of impairment, is valued and can participate fully.

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FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS ONE THOUSAND ROPES

18 Jun 2017
1.30pm - 3.10pm

A Samoan man with a violent and tragic past seeks reconciliation with his estranged daughter in a fantasy-tinged tale of family, redemption and the power of forgiveness.

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FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS: WINDOW HORSES – THE POETIC PERSIAN EPIPHANY OF ROSIE MING

8 Jul 2017
7.30pm - 9.00pm

the story of Rosie's journey, both inward and outward, with great humour and colour-filled imagery inspired by a myriad of cultures

FILM: ITALIAN FILM SERIES: LEOPARDI

3 Aug 2017
7.30pm - 9.50pm

This story was inspired by the richness found in Italian philosopher Giacomo Leopardi's short, yet fascinating life.