SFF @ The Ritz Cinema Randwick

Sydney Film Festival ventures out to Randwick's iconic art deco Ritz Cinema, as it celebrates its 80th anniversary, to present a program of features, family films and documentaries. Stop by The Ritz Bar's beautiful balcony for a snack or movie-themed cocktail before or after your film.

Ali's Wedding

Ali’s arranged marriage is looming, but he loves someone else. What’s a Muslim cleric’s son to do? This Australian comedy won an AWGIE for Best Original Screenplay.

Back to Burgundy

The vineyards of Burgundy are the stunning backdrop of this warm family drama about estranged siblings putting resentments aside to save their family estate.

Blue

The world premiere of an invigorating Australian documentary: a beautifully crafted wake up call to the state of the earth’s oceans, dedicated to creating awareness and change.

Final Portrait

Geoffrey Rush is outstanding as the artist Alberto Giacometti in this amusing comedy about his efforts to paint a portrait of an old friend, played by Armie Hammer.

A Ghost Story

Made in secret and on a micro-budget, A Ghost Story is a haunting and sparse love story starring Rooney Mara (Lion) and Oscar-winner Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea).

Graduation

Winner of the Best Director prize in Cannes 2016, this gripping film by Cristian Mungiu is about a father's desperate actions to protect his daughter.

Holy Air

In this clever comedy, a Nazareth businessman must negotiate with the holy city's rulers, gangsters and his own family when he tries one last idea to get rich, selling 'holy air'.

I Am Not Your Negro

Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this mesmerising Oscar-nominated film channels the impassioned words of writer James Baldwin, one of the most incisive commentators on race in America.

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

Cult comic artist Dash Shaw directs a kooky end-of-the-world disaster movie for Gen Z featuring a host of indie stars and a colourful blend of animation, painting and collage.

The Party

Patricia Clarkson, Cillian Murphy, Timothy Spall and Kristin Scott Thomas star in a tasty British black comedy about a fancy dinner party that doesn't go according to plan.

Pop Aye

A downtrodden architect and his long-lost elephant take a road trip across Thailand to find their childhood home in this offbeat and very funny Sundance screenwriting award-winner.

Rip Tide

Disney star Debby Ryan makes her Australian film debut in this perfectly-pitched tween feature about surfing, romance and deciding what to do with your life.

That's Not Me

An aspiring actor takes advantage of her identical twin sister's success and fame in this hilarious Australian indie influenced by Girls and Bridesmaids.

Wind River

Straight from Cannes, this intelligent crime drama with Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen is the directorial debut of screenwriter Taylor Sheridan (Hell or High Water, Sicario).