Travelling Film Festival Sawtell

The Travelling Film Festival is excited to return to Sawtell 8 - 10 September with a program of great films from this year's Sydney Film Festival!



Majestic Cinemas
First Avenue Sawtell NSW 2452
Phone: (02) 5621 8101



See TFF program below or download the PDF.


Buy tickets now!

You can purchase tickets for TFF Sawtell by calling us on 02 8220 6600 or by -

  • Clicking on an individual film below to book
  • Purchasing 5-Film Flexipass - save 20% off regular ticket prices
  • Purchasing 9-Film Subscription - save 30% off regular ticket prices

Tickets can be purchased through TFF on this website or over the phone until Thursday 7 September by 5pm. After this time, all tickets must be purchased in person at the venue.


TFF Mid North Coast

We are taking TFF to Sawtell as part of a larger tour to the Mid North Coast

See the program and buy tickets for TFF Nambucca Heads 7 - 8 September

See the program and buy tickets for TFF Port Macquarie 15 - 17 September



The Travelling Film Festival acknowledges the financial assistance of Screen Australia, ABC Mid North Coast, the New South Wales Government through Screen NSW and distinguished partner Princess Cruises. 




Ali's Wedding - Fri 8 Sep 7pm

Ali’s arranged marriage is looming, but he loves someone else. What’s a Muslim cleric’s son to do? This Australian comedy won the Foxtel Movies Audience Award for Best Feature at Sydney Film Festival.

Hope Road - Sat 9 Sep 12pm

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.

Pop Aye - Sat 9 Sep 2.30pm

A downtrodden architect and his long-lost elephant take a road trip across Thailand to find their childhood home in this offbeat and very funny Sundance screenwriting award-winner.

On Body and Soul - Sat 9 Sep 5pm

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.

The Beguiled - Sat 9 Sep 7.30pm

Fresh from its Cannes Competition berth, Sofia Coppola's new film is a seductive thriller set in the Civil War era starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning.

I Am Not Your Negro -
Sun 10 Sep 1.15pm

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.

The Other Side of Hope -
Sun 10 Sep 3.15pm

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.

Lady Macbeth - Sun 10 Sep 5.15pm

The arranged marriage between beautiful Katherine and wealthy landowner Alexander is the beginning of a gripping and violent psychodrama that's far from a traditional bodice-ripper.

Wind River - Sun 10 Sep 7.15pm

Straight from Cannes, this intelligent crime drama with Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen is the directorial debut of screenwriter Taylor Sheridan (Hell or High Water, Sicario,).