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Host John Samaha - https://www.sydneyfilmfest.com free entry for students, pensioners and unemployed

Sydney World Film Festival

Where
3/28 Broadway Central Park Mall
Chippendale NSW 2008
Palace Cinema Central located in Central Park Mall. Address: 28 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008 Phone: (02) 9190 2290
When

Wednesday 14 April from 7pm to 9pm Thursday 15 April from 7pm to 9pm Friday 16 April from 7pm to 9pm Saturday 17 April from 7pm to 9pm Sunday 18 April from 7pm to 9pm Monday 19 April from 7pm to 9pm Tuesday 20 April from 7pm to 9pm Wednesday 21 April from 7pm to 9pm Thursday 22 April from 7pm to 9pm Friday 23 April from 7pm to 9pm Saturday 24 April from 7pm to 9pm

Cost

Adult: $8.00

The Sydney World Film Festival is an annual event showcasing independent films with an edge.

Jim Jarmusch, Quentin Tarantino, John Cassavetes, Michel Gondry, Charlie Kaufman, Sofia Coppola are just a few names of established filmmakers who blew up on the indie scene. True artists who focus on the art of filmmaking rather than on the box office.

The Sydney World Film Festival aims to introduce exactly these type of quality, non-mainstream films from global filmmakers as well as local talent. Previous highlights include filmmakers such as Marina Stepanska, Sona Moghaddam, Dimitris Katsimiris, Luca Leoni, Yoav Tal, Asa Eitan, Or Kan Tor, Pia Lauritz, Lemuel Lorca, Juan Sebastián Martínez Mora, Zheng Laizhi, Abbas Sendi, Rosa Von Praunheim, Elvis Lu, Latifa Said, Lourdes Sandoval, Vladimir Beldian, Sugandha Garg, Tamara Vittoz, Lucia Lalor, André Marques, Cristina Lladosa, Joaquín Vallet, Levente Kölcsey, Christian Calon, Darko Vukić, Vojtěch Domlátil, Magda Fernandez, and more!

The Sydney World Film Festival was launched in 2015 as an online film festival. The online environment and the technology that made it possible was critical to the success of myriad filmmakers whose works would probably never have been screened at conventional festivals. Having a film selected at the festival was about industry prestige since the format only allowed private screenings for an international jury. In 2018, this distinguished festival entered a new era with its first brick-and-mortar event. Free and open to the public for the first time, this allowed filmmakers to witness the impact of their films on a live audience.

Inspired by the grand screening rooms of the past and born of today’s interconnected world, the Sydney World Film Festival has succeeded in finding its unique voice within the already bustling film festival scene in Australia's largest city. It attracts young independent filmmakers not only for its selection of films, but also its networking opportunities.

The festival discovers, supports and develops new talent in filmmaking, providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers from around the world. Recognising the important role independent films have in the history of filmmaking, storytelling, and culture, Sydney World Film Festival wants to help empower the next generation of artists.

Free entry for students, pensioners and unemployed

Covid-safe information

Palace Cinema is a covid safe venue.

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Host John Samaha - https://www.sydneyfilmfest.com free entry for students, pensioners and unemployed

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