FILM: ITALIAN FILM SERIES: L'ABBUFFATA

31 May 2018
7.30pm - 9.10pm

Everybody dreams about cinema. Three Italian friends, from a tiny town in Calabria, decide to start  shooting a movie about their native place. Unfortunately, an unexpected event does not let them realize their dream.

FILM: BLAKE DAY FILM: SPIRITED AWAY

3 Jun 2018
11.00am - 1.05pm

In this award-winning Studio Ghibli film, Chihiro must save her family from Yubaba and avoid being kept as a human slave.

FILM: BLAKE DAY FILM: ALEX AND EVE

3 Jun 2018
1.30pm - 3.45pm

Alex, a Greek Orthodox schoolteacher, falls for Lebanese Muslim lawyer, Eve. The relationship is forbidden by both families, and thus the emotional dilemma of 'Alex and Eve' is created.

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FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS THE WIFE

9 Jun 2018
7.30pm - 9.10pm

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.

FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS THE POETESS

10 Jun 2018
2.00pm - 3.41pm

The 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.

FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS DAUGHTER OF THE SUN

10 Jun 2018
2.00pm - 2.11pm

On a writing course, Ánne encounters prejudice because of her Sami ethnicity. A writing assignment gives her the courage to confront a fragile memory, a wound that cuts deep.

FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS THE BREAKER UPPERERS

10 Jun 2018
7.00pm - 8.20pm

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.

FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS PICK OF THE LITTER

11 Jun 2018
11.00am - 12.20pm

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.

FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS PUZZLE

16 Jun 2018
2.00pm - 3.45pm

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.

FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS UNTITLED GROPING REVENGE FAIRYTALE

16 Jun 2018
2.00pm - 2.09pm

A woman (Loren Taylor) pitches a tent on the edge of a forest and starts to collect men.

FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS WAJIB

16 Jun 2018
7.30pm - 9.05pm

Writer-director Annemarie Jacir’s multi-award winning comic drama about the lives of Palestinians living in Israel. Real-life father and son Mohammad and Saleh Bakri star.

FILM: SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS SCREENABILITY SHORTS SESSION

17 Jun 2018
4.00pm - 4.30pm

Featuring three amazing short films: Tip of my Tongue; Broken; Intimate Encounters 20 Years On