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December 2020

Westpac OpenAir Sydney

December 15, 2020 - February 24, 2021
Mrs Macquarie’s Point, Mrs Macquaries Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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The 2020/21 Westpac OpenAir program will feature a line-up of eight premieres and preview screenings over a record 69 nights, opening with the Sydney premiere of Robert Connelly’s hotly-anticipated, The Dry, a film adaptation of Jane Harper's award-winning novel which stars Eric Bana and Genevieve O’Reilly. Following its world premiere at Berlin International Film Festival this year, Stephen Maxwell Johnson’s thrilling drama High Ground will receive its Sydney premiere, along with the heart-warming Toronto International Film Festival selected, Penguin Bloom,…

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January 2021

Sydney Film Festival: Summer Season

January 15 - January 17
State Theatre, 49 Market St
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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For the first-time ever, Sydney Film Festival joins Sydney Festival’s lineup for one weekend only at the State Theatre. Starting with the opening night documentary, Firestarter – The Story of Bangarra, the compelling story of the Page brothers, who took a newly born Australian dance company and turned it into a First Nations cultural powerhouse. High Ground is a tense and powerful Australian outback western starring Simon Baker, Jacob Junior Nayinggul and Jack Thompson. The triumphant documentary Girls Can’t Surf…

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Love & Neon: The Cinema of Wong Kar Wai

January 16 - February 18
Dendy Newtown, 261-263 King St
Newtown, NSW 2042 Australia
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Sydney Film Festival and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) have announced a program of 11 essential films by acclaimed Hong Kong director, Wong Kar Wai, to screen in Sydney at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) (January 16-31, 2021), Dendy Cinemas Newtown (January 19-February 18, 2021), and tour in select Australian cities across Summer and Autumn 2021. The retrospective includes 11 of Wong's best films, including his moody debut, As Tears Go By (1998), In The Mood For Love (2000); and My Blueberry Nights (2007), starring…

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Environmental Film Festival Australia Presents: Summer of Change

January 21 - February 4
Online

EFFA (Environmental Film Festival Australia) Presents: Summer of Change is the second of four seasonal programs taking place across 2020 and 2021, featuring a series of documentaries, features and shorts available on-demand. For summer, the festival is celebrating "visionaries, innovators and disruptors" currently fighting to protect and preserve the integrity of the environment.

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Flickerfest

January 22 - January 31
Bondi Beach Bondi Beach, NSW Australia + Google Map

Short film festival Flickerfest will be celebrating its 30th birthday in January 2021 in style with a very special event at Bondi Beach, promising to screen 200 of the "very best, most innovative, provocative and hugely entertaining shorts."

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Polish Film Festival Australia

January 22 - January 31
Online

The Polish Film Festival is a selection of Polish films from the past decade, with the 2021 event to be held for free online. This year's program offers more than thirty films, including The Legions, Black Mercedes; The Servants of War and The Messenger.

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February 2021

Screen Forever

February 16 @ 8:00 am - February 18 @ 5:00 pm
Online

Screen Producers Australia’s (SPA) annual conference. For over 30 years, the conference has championed the talent, passion and achievements of the Australian screen industry, providing a vital forum for discussion and debate on the issues and challenges that affect all screen businesses. The 2021 event is a hybrid given travel and capacity restrictions.

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Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF)

February 17 - March 24
Classic Cinemas, Elsternwick; Lido Cinemas, Hawthorn; Ritz Cinemas, Randwick; Roseville Cinemas; Luna Cinemas, Leederville; New Farm Cinemas; Dendy Cinemas, Canberra

From star-studded features, gripping historical dramas, and stories of iconic Jewish trailblazers and innovators, the Jewish International Film Festival (February 17 – March 24) returns for another year of Jewish cinema from around the world. Featuring 51 films from 19 countries, the festival builds on over 30 years of bringing the best of Jewish cinema to Australia, presenting 29 features, 19 documentaries, and episodes from three TV series to audiences in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, and Canberra.   MELBOURNE February…

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Mardi Gras Film Festival

February 18 - March 4

Queer Screen’s 28th Mardi Gras Film Festival will be both an online and in-cinema experience, featuring 94 features, documentaries, shorts and episodic films. This includes three world premieres, 60 Australian premieres and 15 Sydney premieres showcasing LGBTIQ+ storytelling from 30 different countries. Films will be available nationally on-demand while social distanced screenings will be held at Sydney's Event Cinemas (George Street), Ritz Cinemas (Randwick) and the Hayden Orpheum (Cremorne), Event Cinemas (Hurstville) and the Moonlight Cinema (Centennial Park), before touring…

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Japanese Film Festival (JFF) Classics Program

February 20 - March 3
Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Provocation and Disruption: Radical Japanese Filmmaking from the 1960s to the 2000s, a FREE Classics program.  From revolutionary Japanese New Wave cinema to surrealist psychedelic expressions and experimental horror, the program features boundary-shattering masterpieces from avant-garde Japanese auteurs. 20 February 2021 – 3 March 2021

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AIDC

February 28 - March 3
Online

The Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) is Australia’s premier event for documentary, factual and interactive non-fiction screen content.

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March 2021

WIFT V-Fest

March 26 - March 28
Online

WIFT Australia has launched WIFT V-Fest, a three-day festival to feature masterclasses, workshops, panels, keynotes and a short film competition. The online women's film festival is aimed at celebrating, supporting, and elevating the work of women and gender diverse filmmakers and creatives both in front and behind the lens.

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