Antenna Documentary Film Festival

Antenna is Australia’s premier documentary film festival, showcasing extraordinary documentaries from Australia and around the world – taking place at the Verona, Chauvel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Dendy Newtown & Riverside Theatres

Sydney (May 22, 2021 + Oct 14-24, 2021)

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aMBUSH Gallery, in partnership with Kambri at ANU, is seeking works from Australian-based visual artists, graphic designers, and digital agencies for their upcoming poster prize and exhibition, The Hero&rsquo;s Journey. The exhibition calls on artists to capture their experiences during the turbulent times of 2020 in the form of a poster.  50 finalists will be featured in an online exhibition, and physical exhibition in November at aMBUSH&rsquo;s Kambri at ANU, Canberra and a AU$3,000 cash prize for the winning submission. Visit
THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF has SOLD OUT! Tickets for these other sessions are also selling fast, so book now:

Welcome to Chechnya + Q&amp;A - Sydney Premiere | Sat 19 Sep
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Gunda + Q&amp;A - Australian Premiere | Thu 1 Oct
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Check out the full program and get your tickets here:
We&#039;re excited to launch ANTENNA SELECTS, a year-round program of premiere physical screenings and events, alongside Q&amp;As and panel discussions. Check out the first 6 announced films here:

ANTENNA SELECTS launches on 3 September 2020 at Palace Chauvel Cinema with the Australian premiere of THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF, winner of the Special Jury Prize for Creative Storytelling at Sundance. After selling out its initial session in a single week, Antenna have also just announced a second screening. So don&#039;t miss the year&#039;s most surprising and moving documentary. Space is limited due to restrictions, so book in advance! 
Australian Film Television and Radio School, Palace Cinemas
Antenna&#039;s Festival &amp; Artistic Director, David Rokach is back from Europe and the recent Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival, where he has been busy securing the best new documentaries for #AnTENna&#039;s 10th Anniversary this October. Stay tuned for announcements. If you are an Australian filmmaker, 2020 submissions are now open at
Only a few weeks until submissions close for the 67th Sydney Film Festival! Submissions are open to features, documentaries and short films (under 40 minutes) via Film Festival Life. Get to it!
Huge Congratulations to Victor Kossakovsky &amp; Heino Deckert (Aquarella - Antenna 2018), Rachel Leah Jones &amp; Bella Bellaiche (ADVOCATE - Antenna 2019), Waad Al-Kateab (For Sama - Antenna 2019) and Kellen Quinn  (Midnight Family - Antenna DocTalk 2019) for being among the 15 feature documentaries shortlisted for the Oscars! 

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Thanks to our friends at Palace Cinemas, we are pleased to give away 5 Double Passes to the upcoming release of the new documentary MACHINE
Produced by the team behind THE CHEF&rsquo;S TABLE, MACHINE speaks to world-renowned industry experts of Artificial Intelligence and discusses not only at the practical application, but also the ethical questions raised of the most radical new technology of our time.
For your chance to win one of five double pass giveaways, like this post!
Coming up on Weds December 11th, OzDox - The Australian Documentary Forum present their final event for the year.
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