Sydney Indie Film Festival

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The Sydney Indie Film Festival features some of the best of independent cinema from around the world, including a mix of award winning films and outstanding emerging talent in the film industry.

The Festival program screens all genres of films: action, adventure, comedy, family movies, chick flicks, science fiction, thrillers, true stories, animations, documentaries, there is something for everybody!

Join us for exclusive red carpet events, watch the movies, meet the filmmakers and participate in the Q&A sessions to find out how they made all the magic happen!

 

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Program Schedule Trailers & Tickets at Eventbrite! Check it out here:

http://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/sydney-indie-film-festival-8511899110

 

The second edition Sydney Indie Film Festival will take place from the 10th till the 22th of October 2016 in various locations in Sydney including Gladesville, Epping and Darlinghurst/Paddington.

We will welcome Filmmakers coming to the Sydney Indie for their film Premiere from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Canada, Sweden & USA!

 

 

 

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Did you miss some of the 2015 screening events?
You can still watch trailers here!

Just Click on Program 2015 to Watch trailers, read synopsis etc!

Follow us on twitter to find out where some of the official selection films from our 2015 program are showing again around the world!

 

 

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Short Films Award Winners

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Short Films Award Winners BEST FILM: Break (UK)   BEST SCREENPLAY: The Last Laugh (UK)   BEST DIRECTOR: The Light Thief (BAHRAIN/SPAIN)   BEST MALE LEAD: Our Father – Luke Goddard (UK)   BEST FEMALE LEAD: Postpartum – Nancy Paton (SAUDI ARABIA/AUSTRALIA)   BEST MALE SUPPORT: The Last Laugh  - Simon Cartwright …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Feature Films Award Winners

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Feature Films Award Winners BEST FILM: The Chameleon (UK)   BEST SCREENPLAY: Mile End (UK)   BEST DIRECTOR: Scratch (CANADA)   BEST MALE LEAD: Alcoholist – Bret Roberts (ITALY/USA)   BEST FEMALE LEAD: Josephine Doe – Erin Cipolletti (USA)   BEST MALE SUPPORT: Concealed - Paul Tassone (AUSTRALIA)   BEST …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Awards 2016 – Short Films Nominations

Sydney Indie Film Festival Awards 2016 – Short Films Nominations BEST FILM Stay (UK) Break (UK) The Light Thief (BAHRAIN/SPAIN) F Meat (AUSTRALIA) Another Love (UK/ITALY) Our Father (UK)   BEST SCREENPLAY Veni, Vidi, Fugi – I came, I saw, I fled (ROMANIA) F Meat (AUSTRALIA) Charming (USA) The Last Laugh (UK) Marketvita (SPAIN) 2BR02B: …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival Awards 2016 – Feature Films Nominations

Sydney Indie Film Festival 2016 – Feature Films Award Nominations BEST FILM Hysteria (MEXICO) The Chameleon (UK) Scratch (CANADA) Origin (SWEDEN) Alcoholist (ITALY/USA) Rollercoaster Love (ITALY)   BEST SCREENPLAY Mile End (UK) Hysteria (MEXICO) Better Half (USA) The Chameleon (UK) Origin (SWEDEN) Not Knowing Who You Are is a Beautiful Source of Surprises (SWEDEN)   …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival at the Gladesville Flicks n Eats – FREE Outdoor Cinema Event!

Sydney Indie Film Festival at the Gladesville Flicks n Eats – FREE Outdoor Cinema Event! Short Films “Across the Pond” “Charming” “Dancing With Gene Kelly” “Weston” Gladesville Flicks ‘n’ Eats will land in Cowell Street, transforming it into an outdoor movie and foodie haven. – Outdoor Movies and Feast Night – Family Features shown “Wall …

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Sydney Indie FF 20th October 8:30PM – Feature Film SCRATCH + Shorts + Closing Night Awards Event! + Meet the Filmmakers!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “SCRATCH” + Short Films “’Je suis un Crayon” “Muhammad Ali – The Olive Branch and the Dagger” “Our Father” “Postpartum” + Closing Night Awards Event! + Q&A the Filmmakers! @ Epping Hotel Thursday, 20th October 2016 Time: 8:30PM Location: Screening Cinema Room @ Epping Hotel Epping Film introduced by …

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Sydney Indie FF 20th October 6PM – Feature Film The Chameleon + Shorts – Closing Night Event Part 1!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “The Chameleon” + Shorts Films “The Mother” & “Touch” – Closing Night Event Part 1! + Meet the Filmmakers! @ Epping Hotel Thursday, 20th October 2016 Time: 6PM Location: Screening Cinema Room @ Epping Hotel Epping   Film introduced by Filmmaker Jane Eakin (Touch) followed by Q&A after screenings …

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Sydney Indie FF 19th October 8PM – Feature The Dark Tapes + Shorts! Early Halloween Night! + Meet the Filmmakers!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature The Dark Tapes + Shorts! Early Halloween Fright Night! + Q&A with the Filmmakers! Do you like scary movies? Then you can’t miss this! You will love tonight’s sessions! This is better than all Paranormal Activity + Blair Witch together!!!! “The Dark Tapes” is certainly going to make the …

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Sydney Indie FF 19th October 6PM – World Thriller + SciFi! Early Halloween Shorts Session! + Meet the Filmmakers!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – World Thriller + SciFi! Early Halloween Shorts Session! + Meet the Filmmakers! Short Films: “The Anchor” “Awakenings” “Collar” “First Aid” “Marketvita” “Vardøger” Waiting in the Wings” “Whisper” “2BR02B: To Be or Naught To Be” Wednesday, 19th October 2016 Time: 6:00PM Location: Screening Cinema Room @ The Local Darlinghurst/Paddington Thriller Shorts! …

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Sydney Indie FF 18th October 8PM – Feature Film Better Half + Short Film! + Meet the Filmmakers!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film Better Half + Short Film! + Meet the Filmmakers! @ The Local! Tonight’s session starts with a hilarious short romantic comedy, followed by a very beautiful love story! If you like “I Love You Phillip Morris” you will love this! Tuesday, 18th October 2016 Time: 8PM Location: Screening Cinema …

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Sydney Indie FF 18th October 6PM – World Drama at its Best! Hysteria + Short films!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – World Drama at its Best! Hysteria + Short films! @ The Local! Feature Film: “Hysteria” Short films “Crude” “Rajam” “Ripples on the Water” Tuesday, 18th October 2016 Time: 6PM Location: Screening Cinema Room @ The Local Darlinghurst/Paddington Feature Film: Hysteria (MEXICO) (Australian Premiere) Director: Carlos Meléndez Cast: Héctor Kotsifakis, Sharon …

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Sydney Indie FF Monday 17th October 8PM – Psychological Thriller Night! Mile End + Short films!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Psychological Thriller Night! Mile End + Short films! Feature Film “Mile End” is about so many things, it will leave you wanting more, its intriguingly addictive! + Short films For “My Friends in Detention” (short doco) “Lola wants to see the sea” “Silence is Golden” Monday, 17th October 2016 Time: …

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Sydney Indie FF Monday 17th 6PM – Romantic Comedy Rollercoaster Love + Short films! + Meet the Filmmakers!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Romantic Comedy Rollercoaster Love + Short films! + Meet the Filmmakers! From Italy, Australian and Brazil, with love! Girls night out, Guys night out, everybody night out! What better way to spend Monday night than watching movies that will put smiles on your face? Monday, 17th October 2016 Time: 6PM …

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Sydney Indie FF 16 October 4PM – Feel Good Sunday Session! Feature + Shorts + Meet the Filmmakers!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feel Good Sunday Session! Feature + Shorts + Q&A with the Filmmakers! @ The Epping Hotel! Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Not knowing who you are is a beautiful source of surprises” + Short Films “Recapture” “Shipping Anonymous” “Zina”! + Q&A with the Filmmakers! @ The Bayview! Feel …

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Sydney Indie FF 16 October 2PM – LOL Session! Best selection of Comedy Shorts from Australia & World! + Q&A with the Filmmakers!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – LOL Session! Best selection of Comedy Shorts from Australia & World! + Q&A with the Filmmakers! @ The Epping Hotel! “A Short Film About Kissing” “Arcade” “Black Rock or Bust” “Checkmate” “Dead Duck” “Dr. Weird” “First World Problems” “I Need My Space” “It’s Not Funny” “The Last Laugh” “Nicky Martin: …

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Sydney Indie FF 15th October 3PM – The Hunters Club + Shorts! Action Session! + Q&A with the Filmmakers!

Sydney Indie Film Festival -  Showing Saturday 15th October 3PM: The Hunters Club + Shorts! Action + Action + more Action! + Q&A with the Filmmakers! At The Epping Hotel! Feature Film “The Hunters Club” Short Films “Life’s a Drag” “Midnight Walk” “Rusty! “ Saturday, 15th October 2016 Time: 4:15PM Location: Screening Cinema Room @ …

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Sydney Indie FF 15th 1PM October – The Pineville Heist + Shorts! Family Comedy Adventure!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Showing Saturday 15th October 1PM: The Pineville Heist + Shorts! Family, Comedy & Adventure! + Q&A with the Filmmakers! At The Epping Hotel! Notes: Short Films & Animations: “Afro Goblin and Chums” “Dog Squadron” “Growing Young” “I Miss Mum” “The Last Hunt” “Mini Maestro” “Notorious Corn” “Not Real” Total running …

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Sydney Indie FF 13th October 8PM – Feature Film Damaged + Shorts! The beauty of drama! Plus Q&A With Filmmakers!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Damaged” + Shorts “Another Love” “Stay” “This Moment” + Q&A with Filmmakers! The beauty of drama! Thursday, 13h October 2016 Time: 8:00PM Location: Screening Cinema Room @ The Local Darlinghurst/Paddington Feature Film: Damaged (AUSTRALIA) https://vimeo.com/140629883 Film introduced by Filmmaker Maha Wilson followed by Q&A after screenings Trailer: https://vimeo.com/140629883 …

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Sydney Indie FF 13th October 6PM – Feature Film Concealed + Short films! + Guest Filmmaker!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Concealed” + Short films “Dead Sharks” “Seven Never Wins”! + Guest Filmmaker! All made in Australia, a thrilling evening full of mystery and action! Thursday, 13th October 2016 Time: 5:30PM Location: Screening Cinema Room @ The Local Darlinghurst/Paddington Feature Film:   Concealed (AUSTRALIA) Film introduced by Filmmaker Jo …

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Sydney Indie FF 12 October 8PM – SCI-FI NIGHT! ORIGIN+ The Eyes + The Light Thief

Sydney Indie Film Festival – SCI-FI NIGHT! ORIGIN+ The Eyes + The Light Thief Sydney Indie Film Festival – SCI-FI NIGHT! Feature Film “Origin” + Short Films “The Eyes” “The Light Thief” Are you a fan of Sci-Fi? Then you can’t miss this! Is it your best friend birthday party? Then you better have the …

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Sydney Indie FF 12 October 6PM – Feature Film Dumbbells + Shorts! Comedy + Escape! Guys Night Out!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film Dumbbells + Short films! + Guest Filmmaker! “Blokes Dramedy Night Out!” And yes, the girls will love it too! Feature Film “Dumbbells” Short films “Happy Birthday Mr Quarantino” “Veni, Vidi, Fugi I Came I Saw I Fled” Tonight we start in Romania, with “Veni, Vidi, Fugi I Came …

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Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film Alcoholist and Short Films – Thriller Night!

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film Alcoholist and Short Film – Thriller Night! Feature Film “Alcoholist” Short Films “Penance Everlasting” Tuesday, 11th October 2016 Time: 7:30PM Location: Screening Cinema Room @ The Local Darlinghurst/Paddington     Feature Film: Alcoholist (ITALY, USA) Trailer: https://youtu.be/trqmAKto1GI Director: Lucas Pavetto Cast: Bret Roberts, Gabriella Wright, John Robinson, Bill …

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