Upcoming Festivals

Korean Film Festival in Australia

KOFFIA, the Korean Film Festival in Australia, returns for 2018, opening in Sydney in August and touring three other capital cities: Brisbane, Melbourne and Canberra.

Korea’s booming film industry is affectionately …


Lebanese Film Festival

Bankstown, Sydney

Since 2012, the Lebanese Film Festival has screened over 100 films from across the world, that are either filmed or based in Lebanon, or made by Lebanese film makers …



Events Cinema Top Ryde

The Armenian Film Festival Sydney showcases the story of the Armenian people, from the minds of creative filmmakers from around the world. Returning to our screens in August 2018, all …


Persian International Film Festival Australia

Palace Cinemas

Celebrating 7 years in 2018, Sydney’s popular Persian International Film Festival will once again present some of the best films by Persian speaking filmmakers from around the globe. This year …


Sydney Latin American Film Festival

The Sydney Latin American Film Festival returns for 2018, again showcasing the wealth of Latin American cinema and culture to Sydney audiences, which they’ve been doing tirelessly since 2006. Monies raised …



Casula Powerhouse

Celebrating the stories and lives of the Pacific Island peoples, the Pasifika Film Fest returns for 2018 screening at Casula Powerhouse.

Sydney 2 – 6 November

More information here



Sydney Underground Film Festival

Factory Theatre

Back for its 12th big year in 2017, the Sydney Underground Film Festival remains dedicated to nurturing an alternative film culture through the promotion of independent, experimental and unique films from …


Queer Screen Film Fest

Event Cinemas George St

Outside of the yearly Mardi Gras Film Festival in February (which has been running in some incarnation since 1986), Queer Screen has for the last couple few years also staged …


Palestinian Film Festival

Palace Cinemas

The very best of Palestinian cinema from around the globe returns in 2018 to Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth, guaranteed to surprise and delight as well as inform and challenge.

Visit …


Antenna Documentary Film Festival

Palace Cinemas, MCA

Celebrating its eighth big year, Australia’s premiere film festival dedicated to documentaries, Antenna, will once again bring the most compelling selection of non-fiction cinema stories to Sydney, not only from around …


Jewish International Film Festival

Event Cinemas Bondi Junction

Proudly presenting outstanding international premiere features and documentaries, the Jewish International Film Festival returns to Sydney from October 23 to November 21, for its spectacular 2018 season, screening in Sydney …



Event Cinemas, George St
George St, Sydney

The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) is the largest Japanese Film Festival outside of Japan, showcasing the best in contemporary Japanese cinema – from anime to internationally acclaimed drama, and everything …


WINDA Film Festival

Event Cinemas

Back for its third year, Winda Film Festival focuses on Indigenous film from across Australia and the world. With a growing scope, the festival is an important outlet giving voice to …