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A Man of Integrity

Winner of the Cannes Un Certain Regard Prize, Mohammad Rasoulof’s searing drama is about a goldfish farmer who finds himself pitted against a mysterious, corrupt network.

Barbecue

An epic, mouth-watering celebration of the tradition of barbecuing across the world: from South African braais and Texan pitmasters to a New Zealand hangi.

Chasing Coral

The Great Barrier Reef takes centre stage in this Sundance winner that raises awareness of the dire fate of coral reefs by filming the phenomenon “coral bleaching”.

Closing Night Gala 2017

Bid a fond farewell to the 64th Sydney Film Festival with the great Korean director Bong Joon-ho's Cannes Competition contendor starring Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal and An Seo-hyun.

The Farthest

A passionate documentary on the science project of the 20th century, NASA's Voyager space program, and the far-reaching probes launched 40 years ago.

Final Portrait

Geoffrey Rush is outstanding as the artist Alberto Giacometti in this amusing comedy about his efforts to paint a portrait of an old friend, played by Armie Hammer.

The Go-Betweens: Right Here

The intensely passionate, creative and fraught set of relationships that formed one of the most loved bands in Australian rock history is explored in this classy documentary.

God's Own Country

A sexually explicit romance about two sheep farmers in remote England that's earned favourable comparisons to Brokeback Mountain. Winner of the Directing Award at Sundance.

Good Time

Robert Pattinson gives a career-best performance in this atmospheric crime thriller about a heist gone wrong and a man’s increasingly desperate attempts to free his jailed brother.

Happy End

Master Austrian director Michael Haneke has won the Cannes Palme d'Or with his last two films, The White Ribbon (2009) and Amour (SFF 2012).

Holy Air

In this clever comedy, a Nazareth businessman must negotiate with the holy city's rulers, gangsters and his own family when he tries one last idea to get rich, selling 'holy air'.

In the Fade

Straight from Competition in Cannes, a new thriller from acclaimed German director Fatih Akin (Head-On, SFF 2004; The Edge of Heaven).

The Last Goldfish

A daughter's search for her lost family stretches from Australia to Trinidad and WWII Germany. Rich with archival images, Su Goldfish's autobiographical documentary echoes through all those touched by forced migration.

McLaren

The incredible true story of the man behind one of the greatest brands in international motorsport, Bruce McLaren: the humble New Zealander who became a superstar of 1960s Formula One.

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

Cult comic artist Dash Shaw directs a kooky end-of-the-world disaster movie for Gen Z featuring a host of indie stars and a colourful blend of animation, painting and collage.

Nowhere to Hide

The top prize-winner at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam: four turbulent years in the life of resilient male nurse living in Iraq's 'triangle of death'.

The Ornithologist

This cheerfully blasphemous and homoerotic modern take on the life of St. Anthony won Portuguese visionary João Pedro Rodrigues (To Die Like a Man) Best Director at Locarno.

The Other Side of Hope

Aki Kaurismäki's new film is a funny and melancholic tale of the friendship between a Syrian refugee and a Helsinki restaurant-owner. Berlinale Silver Bear winner for Best Director.

Ran

Kurosawa’s last great epic is a re-working of ‘King Lear’ with sons replacing the original’s daughters. The battle scenes are magnificently staged with impressive use of colour.

The Square

Fresh from winning the Cannes Palme d’Or the new film by Ruben Östlund (Play; Force Majeure) is a hilarious, outrageous satire of the art world.

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.

You Have No Idea How Much I Love You

A three-way conversation between an anxious mother, her twenty-something daughter, and a psychotherapist: a documentary that will resonate long after the credits have rolled.