SFF @ Palace Verona

Featuring a sleek and modern interior, the Verona screens a carefully considered program, encompassing the best in international cinema – whether it be art-house, quality commercial, documentary, or edgy independent filmmaking.

Aquarius

Straight from Competition at Cannes, Kleber Mendonça Filho's follow-up to Neighbouring Sounds (SFF 2012) pits a single woman (Sonia Braga) against an aggressive property developer.

Janis: Little Girl Blue

Uncompromising rocker Janis Joplin, as you've never known her before: an eye-opening documentary featuring unseen footage, private letters and interviews with band members.

The Lure

This unique Polish romance-horror-mermaid-musical defies classification and deservedly won the Special Jury Award for Unique Vision and Design at Sundance 2016.

Swiss Army Man

The most divisive film at Sundance – an entirely unique comedy starring Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe – triggered walkouts, but went on to win the Directing Prize.

Tickled

A jaw-dropping documentary on the surprisingly sinister world of competitive endurance tickling, from New Zealand co-directors Dylan Reeve and journalist David Farrier.

Weiner

This absorbing exposé of Anthony ‘sexting scandal' Weiner's 2013 New York mayoral campaign won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.