Travelling Film Festival Alice Springs

The TFF is returning to Alice Springs, Friday 16 - Monday 19 February 2018.

The Travelling Film Festival has been bringing the best on screen to regional Australia since David Stratton founded it in 1974.

Showcasing a curated program of award-winning titles from around the world, fresh from their screenings at the Sydney Film Festival in June, we hope the festival will continue to delight and entertain Alice Springs audiences!


Alice Springs Cinema
11 Todd Street
Alice Springs NT 0871
PH: (08) 8953 2888


See full TFF program below or download the PDF here.

Tickets are available at the box office at Alice Springs Cinema, call (08) 8953 2888.

Select a film below or purchase a 5-Film Flexipass or a 10-Film Subscription.

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The Travelling Film Festival acknowledges the financial assistance of Screen Australia and the Northern Territory Government through Screen Territory and is supported by ABC Alice Springs.


Faces Places - Friday 16 February 7pm

Iconic filmmaker Agnès Varda, who is now in her 80s, and the renowned photographer and muralist JR team up to capture the spirit of rural France through their art.

The Pink House - Saturday 17 February 12pm

The story of Kalgoorlie's last original gold rush brothel, servicing the miners since 1904, through the eyes of the whimsical Madam Carmel, 70, and its longest-serving lady of the night, BJ.

A Fantastic Woman - Saturday 17 February 2pm

The exquisite tale of a transgender woman mourning her lost lover from red-hot Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Lelio (Gloria, SFF 2013).

The Florida Project - Saturday 17 February 5pm

Summertime in a luridly coloured Florida down-at-heel motel. Mischievious six-year-old, Moonee, and her wonderfully rag-tag group of friends are living in the shadows of Disney World.

The Square - Saturday 17 February 8pm

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

Sami Blood - Sunday 18 February 11am

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.

Call Me By Your Name - Sunday 18 February 1.30pm

The sumptuous new romance by Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love, SFF 2010) is a sensual story of first love set in the Italian countryside.

Happy End - Sunday 18 February 5pm

Master Austrian director Michael Haneke has won the Cannes Palme d'Or with his last two films, The White Ribbon (2009) and Amour (2012). His latest, Happy End was also in competition at Cannes.

On Body and Soul - Sunday 18 February 7.30pm

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

Loving Vincent - Monday 19 February 6.30pm

Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film, bringing together the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story.