Foxtel Movies Audience Award

The Foxtel Movies Audience Awards are Sydney Film Festival's people’s choice awards, and the winners reflect the most popular films at the Festival. After each screening, audience members are invited to rate the film. Two audience awards are presented: one for best narrative feature and one for best documentary. 

The 2017 Foxtel Movie Audience Award voting was ranked as follows - 


1. Ali's Wedding directed by Jeffrey Walker (Australia)
2. Call Me By Your Name directed by Luca Guadagnino (Italy, France)
3. Rip Tide directed by Rhiannon Bannenberg (Australia)
4. That's Not Me directed by Gregory Erdstein (Australia)
5. Brigsby Bear directed by Dave McCary (USA)
6. On Body and Soul directed by Ildiko Enyedi (Hungary)
7. God's Own Country directed by Francis Lee (UK)
8. Sami Blood directed by Amanda Kernell (Sweden, Denmark, Norway)
9. The Woman Who Left directed by Lav Diaz (Philippines)
10. The Wound directed by John Trengrove (South Africa, Germany, The Netherlands, France)


1. Roller Dreams directed by Kate Hickey (Australia)
2. The Last Goldfish directed by Su Goldfish (Australia)
3. Chauka Please Tell Us the Time directed by Behrouz Boochani and Arash Kamali Sarvestani (The Netherlands, Papua New Guinea)
4. The Opposition directed by Hollie Fifer (Australia)
5. Barbecue directed by Matthew Salleh (Australia)
6. The Workers Cup directed by Adam Sobel (UK)
7. RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World directed by Catherine Bainbridge and Alfonso Maiorana (Canada)
8. The Farthest directed by Emer Reynolds (Ireland)
9. The Pink House directed by Sascha Ettinger Epstein (Australia)
10. It's Not Yet Dark directed by Frankie Fenton (Ireland)

Congratulations as well to the winner of the Remastered Aeron Chair, thanks to Herman Miller. And thanks to every one of the 20,000 people who voted, for making this Festival the best one ever! 


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