David Stratton, former director of the Sydney Film Festival (1966 – 1983), film critic and author, is in conversation with one of Australia’s most respected actors - David Wenham.
New Zealand filmmaker Gaylene Preston will discuss her year-long project with former NZ Prime Minister and UN Secretary-General candidate Helen Clark.
Tusi Tamasese, the director of One Thousand Ropes and of the first-ever Samoan feature (The Orator, 2011) will chat about his approach to storytelling with SMH’s Garry Maddox.
Join producer Hebért Peck in discussion with Documentary Australia Foundation’s Mitzi Goldman after the screening of this most topical film.
Following the screening of Una, Ben Mendelsohn will discuss the film and his extraordinary career from the beginnings in Australia to his more recent international successes.
Directors in our Europe! Voices of Women in Film program speak about the gender gap. Moderated by Screen International’s Sarah Ward.
Following the screening of We Don’t Need a Map, join filmmaker and artist Warwick Thornton in conversation with film writer Sandy George.
Shaun Gladwell talks with VR programmer Leo Faber about his virtual reality work, including Orbital Vanitas featured in the VR program.
Following the screening of her directorial debut, the documentary Sea Sorrow, join activist and actor Vanessa Redgrave in conversation with film commentator Margaret Pomeranz.
Join Dutch co-director Arash Kamali Sarvestani to hear more about this extraordinary project. Presented in conjunction with The Refugee Advice and Casework Service.
The Music presents this talk on Derek Jarman’s Jubilee and punk culture in Australia, from the UK’s safety pin-stylin’ swagger to the sweaty pub-rock masses of Sydney that defined a generation.
Guardian Australia film critic Luke Buckmaster discusses his new book ‘Miller and Max: George Miller and the Making of a Film Legend’ about the legacy and revelations of the franchise.
Are we diverse enough and do we like what we see on the screen? The filmmakers of Australia Day and Ali’s Wedding discuss the realities of multiculturalism in Australian cinema.
Open your mind and expand your imagination with Japanese robots, dance battles on the streets of Sydney, an Antarctic dive and more. Don a virtual reality headset and transport yourself.
To celebrate the Australian premiere of Kate Hickey’s Roller Dreams about California’s skate-dance scene, the Venice Beach vibes come to The Hub with a Roller Boogie Party that will have you busting all your best disco moves.
What better way to mark the Queen’s birthday than with a crash and burn punk party featuring Aussie band Nancy Vandal alongside former roadie for The Damned, DJ Richard Kuipers.
Join us and some very special guests for a night that celebrates the indelible music of Australian indie-icons The Go-Betweens after the World Premiere of Kriv Stenders’ documentary The Go-Betweens: Right Here.
Women filmmakers from the three Feminism & Film programs talk with curator Susan Charlton about Sydney in the 1970s and ’80s; philosophy, pleasure and politics; collectives, collaborations and film co-ops; feminism/s and filmmaking – then and now.