Travelling Film Festival Toowoomba

The Travelling Film Festival is excited to return to Toowoomba in 2017! We are bringing the best of Australian and International cinema to Toowoomba Strand Cinemas 1 - 3 September. 



Toowoomba Strand Cinemas
163 Margaret Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350
PH: (07) 4639 3861 



See TFF program below or download the PDF.


Buy tickets now!

You can purchase tickets for TFF Toowoomba 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 31 August at 5pm. After this time, all tickets must be purchased via the Toowoomba Strand Cinemas website, or in person at the venue.

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The Travelling Film Festival acknowledges the financial assistance of Screen Australia and the Queensland Government through Screen QLD, and is supported by ABC Southern Queensland and distinguished partner Princess Cruises. 




Ali's Wedding - Fri 1 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.

The Teacher - Sat 2 Sep 12pm

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

Pop Aye - Sat 2 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.

Una - Sat 2 Sep 5.30pm

Celebrated Australian theatre director Benedict Andrews makes his film debut with this auspicious, emotionally powerful feature.

The Other Side of Hope - Sat 2 Sep 8pm

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.

My Life As A Zucchini -
Sun 3 Sep 12.30pm

An Oscar-nominated Swiss-French stop-motion family animation that's realistic and life affirming, dealing with real issues in a way that doesn't patronise or traumatise its audience.

Sami Blood - Sun 3 Sep 2pm

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.

I Am Not Your Negro - Sun 3 Sep 4.30pm

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.

On Body and Soul - Sun 3 Sep 7pm

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.