FILM: SFF PRESENTS: SLAM

16 Jun 2019
4.00pm - 6.00pm

A young Muslim activist and slam poet goes missing in this tense Sydney-set mystery with a sharp perspective on Islamophobia by Partho Sen-Gupta (Sunrise, SFF 2015).

FILM: SFF PRESENTS: PHOTOGRAPH

16 Jun 2019
7.00pm - 9.00pm

Ritesh Bhatra (The Lunchbox, SFF 2014) returns with a whimsical love story about a Mumbai street photographer who convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée.

FILM: NFSA RESTORES: MABO LIFE OF AN ISLAND MAN (1997)

4 Jul 2019
11.00am - 1.00pm

This documentary explores the public and private stories of Eddie Mabo, a man who changed Australia’s legal and political landscape.

FILM: ITALIAN FILM SCREENING: IL SOLE DENTRO

6 Aug 2019
7.30pm - 9.20pm

Two adventures between Europe and Africa. The true story of Yaguine e Fodè. The story of Thabo and Rocco, victims of the football slavery.

FILM: ITALIAN FILM SCREENING: COVER BOY

5 Sep 2019
7.30pm - 9.00pm

The serendipitous encounter of two worlds apart: the travails of a young man, son of the Post-Communist Revolution, who flees his country in search of a better future and the travails of another youth who instead scrapes along the margins of a Western society.

FILM: SYDNEY LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL: DELFIN

21 Sep 2019
6.00pm - 7.30pm

Life isn’t easy for 11-year-old Delfín, who lives alone with his father in the muddy outskirts of a provincial town in Argentina.

FILM: SYDNEY LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL: NIDO DE MANTIS

21 Sep 2019
8.00pm - 10.00pm

Arturo Sotto (Boccaccerías Habaneras, La noche de los inocentes) challenges viewers with his latest feature involving an epic love story and apparent murder.

FILM: ITALIAN FILM SCREENING: IL PADRE D'ITALIA

1 Oct 2019
7.30pm - 9.00pm

Paolo and Mia, an introverted clerk and a unconventional pregnant woman, go on a journey looking for the father of Mia's unborn daughter.

FILM: NFSA RESTORES: NEWSFRONT (1978)

17 Oct 2019
11.00am - 1.00pm

In Australia in the late 1940s, before the coming of television, Len Maguire and his young sidekick Chris cover the big news stories for the Cinetone newsreel company.

FILM: PALESTINIAN FILM FESTIVAL: MIRRORS OF DIASPORA

2 Nov 2019
4.00pm - 6.00pm

Marking the 15th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, Mirrors of Diaspora examines the work of seven Iraqi artists who share their art and deeply personal stories of exile, creativity, identity and war.

FILM: PALESTINIAN FILM FESTIVAL: IT MUST BE HEAVEN

2 Nov 2019
7.00pm - 9.00pm

Filmmaker Elia Suleiman travels to different cities and finds unexpected parallels to his homeland of Palestine.

FILM: PALESTINIAN FILM FESTIVAL: GAZA

3 Nov 2019
3.00pm - 4.30pm

A beautiful portrait of everyday Gazan citizens leading meaningful lives beyond the rubble of perennial conflict.