Wednesday 07 June to Sunday 18 June 2017
The Sydney Film Festival showcases the best in cinema from across Australia and around the world, including features, documentaries, short films, retrospectives, restorations, animation and more. One of the world's oldest film festivals, Sydney Film Festival reflects the historic development of the Australian film industry. Remaining amazingly consistent through six decades of turbulent social and cultural history, the festival acts as an annual forum for cultural thought and discussion. The SFF programming team gathers an amazing selection from the world's great festivals, adding to the finest local productions to create a packed program of more than 250 screenings for event goers. Highlights also include twelve films that vie for the Official Competition with a AUD60,000.00 cash prize based on the decision of a jury of international and Australian filmmakers and industry professionals. Please visit our website for locations.