With almost 65 years of illustrious history, the Sydney Film Festival returns in 2018 from Wednesday June 6th to Sunday June 17th. First films will be announced on April 4th, while the full program will be out in May.
The festival is the biggest international film event on the Australian calendar. The festival’s current director is Nashen Moodley, and during his first two years at the helm, the Festival grew significantly, celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2013 with 143,000 attendances.
Apart from their extensive film program, the festival has many special events, a talks program, a popular opening night gala party and a festival hub bar featuring performances and exhibitions. Each the Sydney Film Festival also takes a selection of films on the road to regional Australia for its Traveling Film Festival initiative.