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Festival Hub

The Sydney Film Festival Hub at Sydney Town Hall is the heart of the Festival. Drop by between films to enjoy a bite to eat and and a drink at the Bar from one of SFF’s beverage partners – Brix Rum Distillery, Chateau Tanunda, Lyres and Mountain Goat.

Celebrate your love of cinema and extend your movie moment with filmmaker talks, panels and themed parties. You can also discover a treasure trove of recently discovered SFF ephemera and digitised historic footage to mark the Festival’s 70th birthday.

Opening Hours

Public Holiday Monday 11:30am until late
Tuesday – Friday 4:30pm until late
Saturday 11:30am until late
Sunday 11:30am until late

Worked up a Thirst?

Head down to the SFF Bar for:

  • Happy Hour 4:30pm-6pm weekdays
  • Product sampling
  • Brix rum cocktail masterclass

Try the Brix limited edition Mai Tai cocktail made exclusively for SFF’s 70th birthday.

Brix Masterclass & Cocktail Workshop

Book now for your free Brix Masterclass & Cocktail Workshop on Wednesday 14 June! Presented by National Brand Ambassador Andrew Walters, you’ll be guided in a 45-minute Brix cocktail making session at your personal cocktail station with a finished drink to enjoy! Plus experience a tasting of the Brix Core Range of the Brix Cane Spirit, Brix Australian Rum and Brix Spiced Rum.

Two workshop sessions available. Sessions are free but places are strictly limited!
Time: 5pm and 6pm
Date: Wednesday 14 June
Location: The Hub

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Festival Archive

See and celebrate 70 years of Sydney Film Festival at a special archive exhibition on display at The Hub. Explore the remarkable way in which world and cinema history has gone hand in hand, through SFF treasures and witness the evolution of an iconic and internationally renowned film festival – from its foundation at the University of Sydney, to censorship rows that all the way to parliament, and the premieres of films that have become cinema legend.

Talks at the Hub

Parties at the Hub

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