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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?

In light of the Sydney lockdown extension announced by the NSW Government yesterday, Sydney Film Festival has made the necessary decision to postpone the 68th edition of the Festival.

SFF remains committed to delivering the program that has been curated for 2021 and is exploring all options to shift the Festival dates to later in the year. We hope to make an announcement regarding the Festival’s new dates early next week.

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.

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.

SFF adheres to best practice ticketing policies and will offer appropriate refund / exchange / credit opportunities should the Festival be affected by COVID-19 circumstances.

Please be aware that when you come to your purchased session, you will be seated according to the NSW Public Health orders prevailing at the date of the screening, not at the time of buying your ticket.

Additional COVID Infomation

Can be found on our website here.

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