$10 Seniors Tickets

Take advantage of $10 seniors tickets to selected daytime sessions at the State Theatre. Titles include English comedy The Party, and World Premiere documentary We Don't Need a Map.

Imagine enjoying a movie in the magnificent State Theatre during Sydney Film Festival for only $10 + booking fee! Seniors Card holders can take advantage of a special $10 ticket offer for film sessions in the State Theatre on weekdays, before 6pm and excluding the Public Holiday Monday 12th June.

To take advantage of this special offer, please use the promo code 'seniorscard' at the checkout when booking on the website or in person at the State Theatre Box Office or over the phone.

Ama-San

A lyrical introduction to the traditional world of Japan’s free-diving fisherwomen. A multiple award-winning documentary from Portuguese director Cláudia Varejão.

Félicité

Winner of the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at the Berlinale, this is a surprising, music-infused drama about a proud and spirited woman working as a singer in Kinshasa.

Graduation

Winner of the Best Director prize in Cannes 2016, this gripping film by Cristian Mungiu is about a father's desperate actions to protect his daughter.

Hope Road

In the latest film from festival favourite Tom Zubrycki, a South Sudan refugee returns to his village to build a school, but his ambitious plans are challenged when life intervenes.

I Am Not Your Negro

Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this mesmerising Oscar-nominated film channels the impassioned words of writer James Baldwin, one of the most incisive commentators on race in America.

Ice Mother

A widowed grandmother rediscovers her lust for life through the most unexpected means, in this charming yet poignant later-in-life romance.

In My Own Words

The raw, heartfelt and often funny journey of adult Aboriginal students and their teachers as they discover the transformative power of reading and writing for the first time.

An Insignificant Man

A captivating portrait of political leader Arvind Kejriwal, aka “The Bernie Sanders of India”, filmed over one extremely eventful year as he seeks to disrupt Indian politics.

Insyriated

A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home. This nerve-wracking study of life in Damascus won an Audience Award at Berlinale.

Motherland

A vibrant Sundance award-winning Filipino documentary filmed in the busiest maternity hospital in the world, that reveals an overcrowded, hectic and yet profoundly humane environment.

My Happy Family

52-year-old Manana's family is shocked when she announces that she's moving out to live in her own place. A dramatic, funny film from the directors of In Bloom (SFF 2013).

The Nile Hilton Incident

A riveting Egyptian film noir about a corrupt cop investigating the murder of a pop singer, set amidst the Arab Spring protests. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance.

On Body and Soul

Winner of the Berlinale Golden Bear, On Body and Soul is about the unconventional romance between two co-workers who discover that each night they have exactly the same dreams.

The Party

Patricia Clarkson, Cillian Murphy, Timothy Spall and Kristin Scott Thomas star in a tasty British black comedy about a fancy dinner party that doesn't go according to plan.

Sami Blood

The moving story of a reindeer-herding Sámi girl who severs ties with her family and her culture. An award-winner and hit at the Toronto, Sundance and Venice Film Festivals.

School Life

A spirited documentary featuring two soon-to-retire teachers at an Irish boarding school who view their charges with equal parts eccentricity and care.

Spoor

In a remote mountain town the hunters become the hunted in this Berlinale Silver Bear-winner by the great Agnieszka Holland (Europa, Europa, SFF 1991; The Wire; House of Cards).

The Teacher

Zuzana Maurery gives an award-winning performance as an unscrupulous school teacher in this crowd-pleasing dark comedy set in Communist era Czechoslovakia.

The Untamed

A creature of another world unleashes people's base sexual impulses in this imaginative meld of social realism and erotic sci-fi which won the Venice Silver Lion for Best Director.

Untitled

In 2014, award-winning director Michael Glawogger died tragically whilst filming. His long-time editor, Monika Willi, has crafted his final footage into a striking documentary.

Waiting for Giraffes

An emotional story of collaboration and dedication set in a Palestinian West Bank zoo, which involves a cavalcade of animals, their devoted carers and enthusiastic visitors.

We Don't Need a Map

Filmmaker Warwick Thornton investigates our relationship to the Southern Cross, in this fun and thought provoking ride through Australia's cultural and political landscape.

White Sun

Two brothers separated by political beliefs must come together to bury their father in this finely-crafted look at Nepali's difficult rebirth after decades of war and unrest.

Window Horses - The Poetic Persian Epiphany Of Rosie Ming

A charming feature from one of Canada's best loved, award winning animators, Ann Marie Fleming, voiced by Sandra Oh, Ellen Page and Don McKellar.