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Alice

Alice

Alice, abruptly discovering that her life savings were depleted by her husband’s use of escort ...
Tone-Deaf

Tone-Deaf

Millennials! Baby boomers! Cinema’s just only catching up on this trove of terror and the ...
Greener Grass

Greener Grass

An appropriately bizarre addition to this year’s Sydney Underground Film Festival, Greener Grass wants you ...
The Art of Self-Defense

The Art of Self-Defense

They’re men! Men in belts, tight belts! They roam around the dojo looking for fights! ...
Dreamland

Dreamland

Defying straightforward explanation, the first of three imminent flicks titled Dreamland will surely be the ...
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Japanese Film Festival - Australia returns to Sydney from 14-24 November with a lineup of 30 films to satiate the most discerning cinephiles. Director Koji Fukada’s latest work is among a superb selection of international film festival favourites including everything from stylish anime to indie gems. Experience the multifaceted landscape of Japanese cinema at the Japanese Film Festival 2019. Sydney tickets are on sale now, with a special 5 film pass available for only $75. Don’t miss out! www.japanesefilmfestival.net
*Fellow Film Fest Announcement!* Antenna International Documentary Film Festival NOW OPEN! Oct 17-27 11 days, 80 screenings & 50 of the most cutting-edge documentaries from around the globe, Antenna is turning Sydney into a doc-lovers paradise from October 17-27. Program/Tickets: www.antennafestival.org
𝐒𝐔𝐅𝐅 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗 𝐒𝐇𝐎𝐑𝐓 𝐅𝐈𝐋𝐌 𝐉𝐔𝐑𝐘 𝐀𝐖𝐀𝐑𝐃𝐒! 𝑇ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑘𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑠ℎ𝑜𝑟𝑡 𝑓𝑖𝑙𝑚 𝑗𝑢𝑟𝑦 𝑚𝑒𝑚𝑏𝑒𝑟𝑠: 𝐴𝑛𝑑𝑟𝑒𝑤 𝐿𝑒𝑎𝑣𝑜𝑙𝑑, 𝐴𝑛𝑛𝑎 𝐵𝑟𝑜𝑖𝑛𝑜𝑤𝑠𝑘𝑖, 𝐽𝑢𝑙𝑖𝑎𝑛 𝑆ℎ𝑎𝑤 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑇𝑟𝑎𝑣𝑖𝑠 𝐽𝑜ℎ𝑛𝑠𝑜𝑛. Best Genre Film: 𝐇𝐄𝐋𝐒𝐈𝐍𝐊𝐈 𝐌𝐀𝐍𝐒𝐏𝐋𝐀𝐈𝐍𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐌𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐚𝐜𝐫𝐞 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐈𝐢𝐣𝐚 𝐑𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐬𝐢 (𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝) Best Documentary: 𝐆𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐈𝐀’𝐒 𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐂𝐞𝐫𝐢 𝐆𝐚𝐮𝐥𝐤𝐞 (𝐔𝐒𝐀) Most Original Concept: 𝐏𝐄𝐎𝐏𝐋𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐋𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐬 𝐀𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐧 (𝐔𝐒𝐀) Best Cinematography: 𝐏𝐋𝐄𝐀𝐒𝐄 𝐒𝐏𝐄𝐀𝐊 𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐓𝐈𝐍𝐔𝐎𝐔𝐒𝐋𝐘 𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐃𝐄𝐒𝐂𝐑𝐈𝐁𝐄 𝐘𝐎𝐔𝐑 𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐄𝐒 𝐀𝐒 𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐘 𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐄 𝐓𝐎 𝐘𝐎𝐔 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐁𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐧𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐠 (𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐝𝐚) The SUFF WTF! Award: 𝐂𝐇𝐈 𝐂𝐇𝐈 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐃𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐝 𝐍𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢 (𝐔𝐒𝐀) Best Australian Film Award: 𝐌𝐀𝐆𝐆𝐈𝐄 𝐌𝐀𝐘 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐌𝐢𝐚 𝐊𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐑𝐮𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐥 (𝐀𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐚) The Film Nerds Archeology Award: 𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐘𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐘𝐎𝐔 𝐖𝐀𝐍𝐓𝐄𝐃 𝐓𝐎 𝐊𝐍𝐎𝐖 𝐀𝐁𝐎𝐔𝐓 𝐒𝐔𝐃𝐃𝐄𝐍 𝐁𝐈𝐑𝐓𝐇 (*𝐁𝐔𝐓 𝐖𝐄𝐑𝐄 𝐀𝐅𝐑𝐀𝐈𝐃 𝐓𝐎 𝐀𝐒𝐊) 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐨𝐭𝐭 𝐂𝐚𝐥𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐨 (𝐔𝐒𝐀) Thanks again to all the filmmaker's who were a part of SUFF 2019!
𝐀𝐔𝐃𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐄 𝐂𝐇𝐎𝐈𝐂𝐄 𝐀𝐖𝐀𝐑𝐃𝐒 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗! WTF! SHORT FILM SESSION: 𝐏𝐋𝐀𝐂𝐄 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐉𝐚𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐆𝐮𝐝𝐚𝐬𝐳 (𝐔𝐒𝐀) LSD FACTORY SHORT FILM SESSION: 𝐏𝐋𝐄𝐀𝐒𝐄 𝐒𝐏𝐄𝐀𝐊 𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐓𝐈𝐍𝐔𝐎𝐔𝐒𝐋𝐘 𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐃𝐄𝐒𝐂𝐑𝐈𝐁𝐄 𝐘𝐎𝐔𝐑 𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐄𝐒 𝐀𝐒 𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐘 𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐄 𝐓𝐎 𝐘𝐎𝐔 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐁𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐧𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐠 (𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐝𝐚) LOVE/SICK SHORT FILM SESSION: 𝐌𝐄𝐄𝐓 𝐂𝐔𝐓𝐄 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐀𝐥𝐞𝐱 𝐓𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐠 (𝐀𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐚) OZPLOIT! SHORT FILMS SESSION: 𝐁𝐫𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡 𝐒𝐡𝐢𝐟𝐭 𝐌𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐚𝐜𝐫𝐞 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐀𝐝𝐚𝐦 𝐁𝐨𝐲𝐬 (𝐀𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐚) REALITY BITES SHORT FILM SESSION: 𝐆𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐈𝐀’𝐒 𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐃𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐂𝐞𝐫𝐢 𝐆𝐚𝐮𝐥𝐤𝐞 (𝐔𝐒𝐀) Congratulations to all the films at this year's SUFF! To check out all the shorts that were at this year's fest, check out the online flipbook here: https://suff.com.au/2019-program and see pages: 55-59
Thank you @theurbannewtown for a great stay over the Sydney Underground Film Festival weekend! See you again soon #suff #suff2019 #sydneyundergroundfilmfestival #filmfestival #hotel
Serendipity Ice Cream delivering the goods for our closing night! What a delicious way to wrap up this year’s festival 🥳
DJ Jack Shit dropping beats for the #sydneyundergroundfilmfestival #suff #suff2019 #filmfestival #closingnight #sydneyundergroundfilmfestival #thefactorytheatre
The @islandboysfoods truck is open for dinner tonight! * * Jerk Chicken & Corn Bread ** Coffee Rubbed Pulled Beef Roll with Slaw & Crisps ** Falafel Wrap ** Jerk Chicken Wrap ** Hot Chips ** Cheesy Chips
Grifter Pale Ale and Pilsner on tap! Making the most of our Sunday sesh at the Factory Theatre for #sydneyundergroundfilmfestival @thegrifterbrewingco
Who will win the Indie Spirit Award tonight at #suff2019? #indiespirit #suff2019 #sydneyunderground #sydneyundergroundfilmfestival plus we have a bunch of awards to give out including audience choice awards, the suff short film awards and the Take48 Film Awards. #take48 #take48filmchallenge
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