Film buffs rejoice! The Sydney Film Festival (SFF) will soon be upon us. The SFF runs from 6-17 June, and it’s one of the longest running events of its kind in the world. The SFF brings the best new films from around the world, right here to Sydney. There are features from over 40 countries, short films, Australian films, documentaries and archive titles.
The SFF also hosts a number of awards, such as the Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films (which are Academy Award eligible), the FOXTEL Australian Documentary Awards and the Official Competition, which celebrates ‘courageous and audacious filmmaking’.
The SFF spans across the city, with films shown at locations such including:
- State Theatre
- Sydney Film Festival Hub @ Lower Town Hall
- Event Cinemas George Street
- Dendy Opera Quays
- Art Gallery of NSW
- Martin Place Amphitheatre
- SFF Festival Lounge at Grasshopper
- Apple Store
A host of Sydney restaurants have joined the celebration, offering $35 Dining Delight deals, exclusively for SFF patrons. Participating restaurants include:
- Caffe Sicilia
- Chefs Gallery
- The Cut Bar & Grill
- Dome Restaurant
- Gazebo Wine Garden
- Glass Brasserie
- Grasshopper Eating House and Bar
- MOS Cafe
- The Norfolk Hotel
- Opera Bar
- Otto Ristorante
- Quarter Twenty One
- Sake Restaurant & Bar
- Sky Phoenix Chinese Restaurant
- The Winery
You can check out the Dining Delights Deals here.
Click here to check out the full SFF film schedule.
You can buy Single Session Tickets (adults $18.50) or Flexipasses (from $137 – $347) here.
So, make sure you check out the website and make the most of the SFF!
Sydney Film Festival
6-17 June 2012