Sydney Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Sydney Film Festival
SINCE: 1954
WHERE: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
WEBSITE: www.sff.org.au
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Sydney Film Festival is one of the world’s longest-running film festivals, and is a major event on the New South Wales cultural calendar.

In the Shadow of the Hill

SHADOW OF THE HILL, AQUARIUS Win Top Awards at Sydney Film Festival

The 63rd Sydney Film Festival awarded the top awards to two films with strong Brazilian themes, Aquarius, directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho, won the Sydney Film Prize, and Dan Jackson was awarded the Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Australian Documentary for In the Shadow of the Hill.

Sundance Film Fest Award Winning Film “20,000 Days on Earth” is Selected to Open 2014 Sydney Film Festival

Sundance Film Fest Award Winning Film “20,000 Days on Earth” is Selected to Open 2014 Sydney Film Festival

20,000 Days on Earth

The Australian premiere of 20,000 Days on Earth, described as an innovative film about international cultural icon Nick Cave, will serve as the Opening Night Film of the Sydney Film Festival on Wednesday June 4th, 2014.  20,000 Days on Earth is the first feature-length film by UK visual artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, and was recently awarded the Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary and the Editing Award: World Cinema Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival 2014.

ONLY GOD FORGIVES Starring Ryan Gosling Wins Sydney Film Prize at Sydney Film Festival

ONLY GOD FORGIVES Starring Ryan Gosling Wins Sydney Film Prize at Sydney Film Festival

ONLY GOD FORGIVESONLY GOD FORGIVES

ONLY GOD FORGIVES, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn won the Sydney Film Festival‘s prestigious Sydney Film Prize. Starring Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas and Vithaya Pansringarm, ONLY GOD FORGIVES is described as a brutal and stylish story of betrayal, rage and redemption set in the Thai underworld.  This is the second time Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn has won the Sydney Prize, previously winning it in 2009 with the British prison thriller Bronson.

58th Sydney Film Festival Official Lineup; June 8-19, 2011

58th Sydney Film Festival Official Lineup; June 8-19, 2011

The full 12 day film festival program for the 58th Sydney Film Festival, which opens on Wednesday, June 8-19, 2011 encompasses 161 titles: 75 features, 39 documentaries, 34 short films, 13 retrospective titles, 10 World premieres, 86 Australian premieres, 42 countries, 47 languages and 29 Australian productions (1 retrospective, 6 features, 10 documentaries, 12 short films). OPENING NIGHT GALAThe Australian premiere of espionage thriller Hanna – directed by Joe Wright (Atonement) and starring Saoirse Ronan, […]