Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Il Viaggio” + Short Films + Q&A with Filmmakers! Thursday, 28th of September 5:30PM

Sydney Indie Film Festival – Feature Film “Il Viaggio” + Short Films “Language is Dead” “The Return” + Q&A with Filmmaker Jermaine Manigault (LANGUAGE IS DEAD)!

Closing Night Events!

Red Carpet Arrival: 5:00PM
Thursday, 28th of September 2017
Time: 5:30PM

For the Red Carpet Meetings & Greetings Shananigans :)

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Eventbrite - Sydney Indie Film Festival - Feature Film "Il Viaggio" + Short Films + Q&A!

Feature Film:

Il Viaggio (ITALY)

Director: Alfredo Arciero
Cast: Marco Caldoro, Gaetano Amato, Farbio Ferrari, Maurizio Santilli, Daniela Terreri, Danila Stalteri, Angelo Orlando, lucianna de falco & Sergio sivori
Synopsis: Five people get the train of Carpinone-Sulmona railway before the disappearing of the line, that goes through enchanting and uncontaminated areas of Molise. There is a pure mind politician, who hates his rural roots and accepts black money from a shady entrepreneur for his electoral campaign. There is an oenologist who does not believe in himself and regrets a youthful love far away. There is an actress who dreams of straightening up her modest career and despises her homeland where she did not set foot for years. There is a university assistant who has an affair with the Chair holder head but she is tired of compromisin. There is nally an entrepreneur who lost everything and feels a loser even with his son and his wife. Through the eyes of our ve protagonists we will catch the beauty of nature that rises around the so-called ” Italy’s Trans-Siberian”. Through their words we will and out portions of their lives. Will the politician overcome the temptation of corruption? And what about the oenologist? Will he be able to regain trust in himself? Can he forgive her sister, the actress who came back to reveal an intimate secret? Will the young assistant and the courage to win the subjection to the powerful professor? And why the businessman got on board with a gun? Small and big conflicts will evolve along the way that will be full of surprises and “magic” encounters. The protagonists will cross Alfredo, a senior conductor on his last day of work who is suffering from the closure of the railway. There is also space for Palma, a volcanic and nice conductress, eternally unsatisfied, who falls in love with a darkened clandestine Arabic who came on board without a ticket. There are also Patrizia and Paola, two litigious girls who would like to get married and have a son, who confronts an enigmatic and silent priest. Another protagonist of the movie is the train and its wagons full of people who instead of surng with tablets and smartphones, decide to talk to each other, to confront, to quarrel. Accompanied by the train’s slow gait, each of them will be able to reveal something of themselves, forgetting the starting point of their journey to and a common road. Deepest. Traveling together
Trailer: https://www.facebook.com/490444384463493/videos/774167019424560

Short Films:

Language is Dead (USA)

Director: Jermaine Manigault
Cast: James Physick, Kim Krizan, Kacie Marie, Erika Citrin
Synopsis: When words fail to describe his feelings a man seeks the aid of a therapist; the two then embark on a journey exploring human connectivity and its limitations.


The Return (AUSTRALIA)

Director: Alexander Giblin
Cast: Jon Fabian, Adrian Pulvirenti, Simone de Dominicis, Eliane Morel
Synopsis: Salento, Italy, 1938. Pietro Benedetti, once a respected scholar and communist, lives in anonymity as a fisherman under an assumed name, with his wife and son, when he is visited by a former student who he betrayed to the Fascist police, and who has spent the last twelve years in prison.

Films introduced by Filmmakers followed by Q&A after screenings.

Massive Prize Packs for Film Fans!

Just purchase tickets to any two separate Sydney Indie Film Festival sessions at Event Cinemas George St Inaugural Festival Space and hand your tickets over to be in the draw to win one of 5 amazing Prize Packs from extraordinary local businesses!

3 x “I LOVE INDIE FILM” prize packs valued at $300:

Double Movie Pass for Event Cinemas George Street
Breakfast for 2 by Dachshund Coffee Hunters Hill
$50 Gift Voucher by The Bayview Hotel Gladesville
Microdermabrasion Treatment by Pure Rose Bay (Valued $150)

2 x “GET ME INTO INDIE FILM” prize packs valued at over $1000:

10 Week Term of Part Time Advanced Level Acting Class from Screen Actors Workshop, $525 value
Personal photo shoot and 3 Professional Retouched Head Shots from Action Creative, $500 value

Just book your tickets at:

Entries will run through 18th-28th September for everybody who purchase tickets to at least 2 sessions for the Sydney Indie Film Festival Screening Events at Event Cinemas George St Inaugural Festival Space.
All prizes will be drawn on the Awards night held on the 28th of September at Event Cinemas George Street.
Any winners not present on the night will be notified by email.
Just purchase your Tickets at http://sydneyindiefilmfestival.eventbrite.com
and when you handle your tickets at the events you get your name in the draw to win!
Prizes are not redeemable for cash.

Program subject to change without notice.

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