Travelling Film Festival Townsville

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 Townsville audiences!

 

Venue

Warrina Cineplex
164 Dalrymple Road
Currajong QLD 4812
PH: (07) 4725 7295

 

Program

See full TFF program below or download the PDF.

 

Buy Tickets Now!

Select a film below or purchase a 5-Film Flexipass or a 10-Film Subscription (inc Opening Night), or a 10-Film Subscription (Sat-Mon). Both subscriptions include Ali's Wedding, either on opening Friday 24 November or Monday 27 November. 

Tickets are also available at the box office at Warrina Complex, call (07) 4725 7295.

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Partners

The Travelling Film Festival acknowledges the financial assistance of Screen Australia and the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland and is supported by ABC North Queensland.

 


  

Ali's Wedding - Friday 24 November 7.30pm

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.

Faces Places - Saturday 25 November 12.30pm

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.

Sami Blood - Saturday 25 November 2.30pm

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.

The Other Side of Hope - Saturday 25 November 6.30pm

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.

Maudie - Saturday 25 November 8.30pm

Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke shine in this true story of gifted, arthritic Canadian folk painter Maud Lewis and her unlikely romance with the reclusive Everett Lewis.

The Teacher - Sunday 26 November 12.30pm

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 - Sunday 26 November 2.40pm

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.

Loving Vincent - Sunday 26 November 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.

On Body and Soul - Sunday 26 November 8.30pm

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.

Ali's Wedding - Monday 27 November 6.30pm

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.

Lady Macbeth - Monday 27 November 8.40pm

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.