Events

Events

Opening Night Gala 2014

Opening Night Gala 2014

Be part of the fabulous Opening Night of the 61st Sydney Film Festival, with the Australian Premiere of 20,000 Days on Earth.

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Closing Night 2014

Closing Night 2014

Bid a fond farewell to the 61st annual Sydney Film Festival at an evening filled with acclaim, applause, awards and one more example of the best in film.

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Exhibition: Rosebud

Exhibition: Rosebud

Los Angeles-based Australian photographer Hugh Hamilton brings to SFF a series of striking portraits.

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Talk: Altman on Altman

Talk: Altman on Altman

Come along to the live recording of the Hell is for Hyphenates podcast, going through the filmography of Robert Altman with son Michael. 

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Eames on Eames

Eames on Eames

The short films of design duo Charles and Ray Eames presented by grandson and Eames Office Director Eames Demetrios. 

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Pod Save Our Screen

Pod Save Our Screen

Be part of this live recording of the popular film-geek podcast  Pod Save Our Screen.

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Trippy Films

Trippy Films

Australian Film Critics Association chair Richard Haridy presents an illustrated talk on representation of altered states and psychedelia in cinema.

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Vladmaster Viewmaster Experience

Vladmaster Viewmaster Experience

Vladmasters are handmade View-Master reels created by artist Vladimir.

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In Conversation: Desiree Akhavan

In Conversation: Desiree Akhavan

Iranian-American filmmaker Desiree Akhavan discusses her first feature Appropriate Behavior

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Panel: Women in Film

Panel: Women in Film

Come along to this Panel discussion as we dwelve into the subject of improving female representation in cinema. 

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SFFTV @ Martin Place

SFFTV @ Martin Place

Watch the big screen at Martin Place for a special program of innovative animated shorts, curated by guest programmer Malcolm Turner.

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Film Critics Death Match

Film Critics Death Match

Come and put our panel of film critics to the test in this interactive set of movie review challenges. 

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It's Not Just An Act: Kate Mulvany chats with Josh Lawson

It's Not Just An Act: Kate Mulvany chats with Josh Lawson

The Little Death actor and director Josh Lawson in conversation.

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The Redfern Story: From Street to Stage

The Redfern Story: From Street to Stage

A panel of activists and creative talents celebrate the legacy of Redfern's National Black Theatre.

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Inside The Rover

Inside The Rover

David Michรดd, Liz Watts and Guy Pearce explore the process of making The Rover.

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Panel: Can Docos Change the World?

Panel: Can Docos Change the World?

Can cinema really make a difference? Hear from a panel of passionate activists.

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Ian McPherson Memorial Lecture 2014

Ian McPherson Memorial Lecture 2014

Fred Schepisi and David Stratton in conversation.

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Action, Romance and Silliness - Great Cinematic Moments

Action, Romance and Silliness - Great Cinematic Moments

A playful panel discussion of the history of film.

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Panel: Cross-Pollination - The Hive Project

Panel: Cross-Pollination - The Hive Project

Dissect the creative minds of the artists that have contributed to the screen inspired Hive Project. 

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In Conversation: Alan Hicks

In Conversation: Alan Hicks

OzDox presents an in-depth conversation with US-based Australian musician and documentary filmmaker Alan Hicks.

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Film Trivia: Francis Ford Question Mark

Film Trivia: Francis Ford Question Mark

Put your film knowledge to the test and win!

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In Conversation: David Zellner

In Conversation: David Zellner

The Australian Directors Guild presents an in-depth conversation with American filmmaker David Zellner (Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter). 

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Cinema Burlesque

Cinema Burlesque

Be amazed by the performances of the artists from Bobbi's Pole Studio as they put on a show inspired by cult movies.  

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The Dom & Giles Talk Show

The Dom & Giles Talk Show

The Chaser's Dom Knight and journalist Giles Hardie take an irreverent look back at the Festival with special surprise guests from the line-up.

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Friday On My Mind: Pan Nalin

Friday On My Mind: Pan Nalin

Director and screenwriter Pan Nalin (Faith Connections) shares his thoughts about his craft.

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Junkee Debate: The Death of Horror?

Junkee Debate: The Death of Horror?

Celebrate Friday the 13th with pop culture and comment site Junkee.

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Junkee Do: Friday the 13th

Junkee Do: Friday the 13th

Following the Junkee Death of Horror debate upstairs, do the monster mash in the Hub.

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Freak Me Out Disco: Girl Rock Riot

Freak Me Out Disco: Girl Rock Riot

Join Programmer Richard Kuipers and filmmaker and broadcaster Daz Chandler as they spin some of the best female rock music of all time. 

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Micro-Talks

Micro-Talks

A series of four entertaining and fascinating 15-minute talks.

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Panel: Dendy Awards Finalists

Panel: Dendy Awards Finalists

Meet the Dendy Awards finalists at this enlightening panel hosted by Metro Screen.

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Herman Miller Collection Lounge by Living Edge

Herman Miller Collection Lounge by Living Edge

Herman Miller and Living Edge bring an exclusive viewing of The Herman Miller Collection.

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