Byron Bay Film Festival

10 days, 175+ films, VR, 55+ Sessions, World & Australian Premieres

Byron Bay (Oct 23 – Nov 1, 2020) [April 2020 Event Postponed]

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Alice, abruptly discovering that her life savings were depleted by her husband’s use of escort ...
Little Monsters

Little Monsters

I's a strange thing to say that something is deceptively good ...
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The $1,000 cash prize would hopefully bring a bit of relief to the winner of our Screenplay Competition in these tough times. Tell your screenwriter friends, entries close August 31st on FilmFreeway:
The critically-acclaimed documentary 'In My Blood It Runs' reveals the complexities First Nations communities face negotiating colonisation whilst maintaining their cultural identities and practices. Proud to see this BBFF 2019 winner of both Best Film and Best Documentary premiering on ABC and iView tonight 9.30pm. Don't miss it!
Did you know that? Cate Blanchett's portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004), made her the first performer to win an Oscar for playing a real-life Oscar winner.
Can you guess... which actress featured in these three films?
Can you guess... which actress featured in these three films?
Our team has been quietly working behind the scenes, consulting with experts and our colleagues around the world in order to develop an agile and appropriate plan that keeps our audience, our community and our filmmakers' best interests at heart. We’re really excited to be ALMOST ready to announce and share our 2020 Vision. If you haven't already signed up for our e-newsletter you can join here - Watch this space
A 13-minute documentary secretly filmed on Manus Island won our 'Best Byron film' award last year, and many more since then. 'Manus' is now online for free:
The story of LGBT icon and theremin virtuoso ARMEN RA opened BBFF2014 to a sold-out crowd and a 3 minute standing ovation, taking our both 'Best Film' and 'Best Documentary' awards home to LA. You can check out the entire film for free here:
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