[ADVERT]No one needs an extra excuse to visit Byron Bay, however their International Film Festival could be added to the list of stunning beaches, amazing food, vibrant markets and a region just buzzing with creativity. Over ten days, 200 feature films, documentaries, animations and short films from over forty different countries will screen across several venues in the Byron Bay area. 2013 marks The Byron Bay Film Festival's seventh year of bringing a range of cultural, artistic and environmental films to the region. Throughout the festival, many unusual and interesting films are scheduled, as well as an array of workshops, masterclasses and panel discussions (please check the website for details).
Full Moon Sunset Cinema: Monday, February 25th, sunset;
A highlight for many festival goers will be the free Full Moon sunset cinema event. What could be better than settling down in a park (on the foreshore next to the Byron Bay Surf Club) by the sea to watch a free film? This year's sunset flick will be Inuk (PG), an award winning film starring an all Inuit cast from Greenland.
Byron Bay Film Festival Opening Night: Friday, March 1st;
The World Before Her (2012) is scheduled to be screened for the Red Carpet Gala Opening Night - a film about the Miss Bombay Beauty Pageant.
Byron Bay Film Festival Closing Night: Sunday, March 10th;
The Red Carpet Gala Party will mark the final event for the festival, screening Small Apartments (2012), as well as presenting the festival awards.