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Sydney Film Festival is here again!

Dust off your winter coats, polish your best shoes and set these dates in your diaries, for Sydney Film Festival is on again.

Sydney Film Festival 2016 bonus screenings

Sydney Film Festival has been a celebration of cinematic culture and highlights the significance of festivals in enriching a city’s culture.

Film Review: Ten Years is controversial

Ten Years is composed of five short films directed by Jevons Au, Ng Ka-Leung, Chow Kwun-Wai, Wong Fei-Pang, and Kwok Zune.

Film Review: Zero Days makes you cower

Zero Days presents a harrowing picture of the world in which a computer virus can destroy the safety of populations of people.

Film review: Swiss Army Man

When the premise is “farting corpse saves suicidal man”, it makes you wonder how Swiss Army Man got approval to be made.

FIlm Review: Oyster Factory is honest

Oyster Factory is a documentary addressing the changing attitudes of Japanese people in a case study of an oyster farming factory.

Film Review: Sonita is inspiring

Sonita is not merely documentary that you watch but a film that invites an active involvement from viewers as a form of engagement.

Film review: Tharlo lingers in the mind

Stunning black and white cinematography encompass this tale of a simple Tibetan sheep herder named Tharlo.

Film Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Directed by by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, this American comedy-drama screened at the Sydney Film Festival at the weekend. Here’s why it was our favourite movie from the entire programme:  If you weren’t a fan of… Read More

Film Review: Women He’s Undressed

We attended the World Premiere of director Gillian Armstrong’s documentary about the life of Australian costume designer and three-time Oscar winner, Orry-Kelly. Here’s our review and photos: You probably haven’t heard of Orry-Kelly. He… Read More

Film Review: Amy is gut-wrenching

Just as he did with the frankly magnificent Senna, British filmmaker/director Asif Kapadia takes a story of which everyone knows the conclusion, and still manages to make it utterly engaging. The generally accepted persona… Read More

Film Review: Slow West is tight and arresting

Director/writer John Maclean’s story is set at the end of the 19th Century and follows the journey of sixteen year old Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee), who has made his way from Scotland and is travelling solo across… Read More