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Sydney Film Festival welcomes all sorts, from the one-flick wonder to the film connoisseur. Which ticket is right for you?

Sydney Film Festival returns to cinemas in August 2021 for its 68th Edition.

Flexipasses give the best bang for your buck and can be shared between friends. There are 10-, 20-, and 30-ticket options, as well as a special Youth Pass for young film fanatics. Flexipasses for the 2021 Sydney Film Festival are available now.

A Sydney Film Festival subscription is a set curated program — perfect for lovers of film interested in a wide variety of cinema from across the globe. Subscription renewals for the 2021 Sydney Film Festival are now open. New subscriptions will be accepted from Monday 17 May and close Friday 18 June.

Access and Inclusion

Sydney Film Festival welcomes all visitors to screenings and events, and makes every effort to ensure the program is accessible to our whole audience. Please visit our access and inclusion page for more info.


Most unclassified SFF screenings have age restrictions of 18+ or 15+. No one under 18 is admitted to 18+ films. Children under 15 will only be admitted to 15+ films with a parent or guardian. Most films in the Family section are classified for all ages, but please note age recommendations for these films.

Warning: Films rated 18+ may contain elements such as sex scenes, drug use, suicide, aggressive themes, abuse and violent acts including sexual assault that are strong in impact.

If you need help, 24/7 assistance is available at:

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467

Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636

MensLine Australia: 1300 789 978

1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732

Discounted tickets will be available to 15-20 year olds for select screenings during the festival, via Playwave.

Ticketing Terms and Conditions

Full Terms and Conditions here.

Additional COVID Infomation

Can be found on our website here.

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