Film Festival

Sydney has an incredibly rich film culture, owing to its diversity, multiculturalism, and long film exhibition history. Boasting over 50 film festivals every year, it is one of the best film festival cities in the world. Below is a selection of some of the city’s long-running festivals, both big and small, drawing on a broad range of topics, ethnicities and styles.


Throughout the year

Australia’s Silent Film Festival
http://www.ozsilentfilmfestival.com.au


January

Flickerfest: International Short Film Festival
flickerfest.com.au


February

Tropfest
tropfest.org.au

Mardi Gras Film Festival
http://tix.queerscreen.org.au/mardi-gras-2017.asp


March

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival
affrenchfilmfestival.org

Irish Film Festival
irishfilmfestival.com.au

Transitions Film Festival
https://www.transitionsfilmfestival.com


April

Spanish Film Festival
spanishfilmfestival.com

Sydney World Film Festival
http://www.sydneyworldfilmfestival.com


May

Cinema Reborn
https://cinemareborn.wordpress.com

Czech and Slovak Film Festival
https://www.iksimafilms.com.au

Syrian Film Festival
shaamfilmfestival.com.au


June

Sydney Film Festival
sff.org.au


July

Scandinavian Film Festival
scandinavianfilmfestival.com


August

Arab Film Festival
arabfilmfestival.com.au

Lebanese Film Festival
lff.org.au/

Persian Film Festival
persianfilmfestival.com

Smartfone Flick Fest
www.sf3.com.au


September

Italian Film Festival
italianfilmfestival.com.au

Queer Screen Film Festival
queerscreen.org.au

SciFi Film Festival
scififilmfestival.com

Sydney Latin American Film Festival
sydneylatinofilmfestival.org

Sydney Underground Film Festival
suff.com.au


October

Antenna Documentary Film Festival
antennafestival.org

British Film Festival
https://britishfilmfestival.com.au

Greek Film Festival
greekfilmfestival.com.au

Iranian Film Festival
iffa.net.au


November

German Film Festival
goethe.de/ozfilmfest

Japanese Film Festival
japanesefilmfestival.net

Jewish International Film Festival
jiff.com.au

Korean Film Festival in Australia
koffia.com.au

Palestinian Film Festival
palestinianfilmfestival.com.au