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We honour the storytelling and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia.

Dendy Newtown

Located in the heart of Newtown on cosmopolitan King Street, Dendy Newtown offers state-of-the-art cinemas in stylish comfort and surroundings. Dendy Cinemas is a great supporter of the local film making community, and is the sponsor of Sydney Film Festival’s long-running Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films.
261-263 King Street
Newtown, New South Wales 2042



Make the most of your SFF experience by planning ahead and taking advantage of the public transport services conveniently located near all Festival venues. Visit transportnsw.info or phone 131 500 for information about Sydney’s bus, ferry, train and light rail networks. For bike parking refer to cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/


Dendy Newtown has a paid parking car park limited to 20 available spaces. 



All cinemas at the Dendy Newtown are wheelchair accessible, via ramp or lift from the ground floor of the cinema. The lift can be self-operated or you can ask staff for assistance. Each cinema has allocated wheelchair locations. To book a wheelchair space please call us on 1300 733 733 or email tickets@sff.org.au.


Dendy Newtown offers Infrared transmission, hearing aid loop and the Closed Captioning System in all cinemas. A limited number of devices are available to loan and can be collected from the Box Office with a physical form of ID.


For films equipped with audio descriptions, a limited number of devices are available to loan and can be collected from the Box Office with a physical form of ID.

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