Sydney Film Festival is about to give you a taste of what's to come of its Festival in June (9-20) 2021. Here's a teaser for you - The Sydney Film Festival's Summer Season at the State Theatre from 15-17 January 2021. For one weekend only the program includes Sydney premieres of prominent Australian films alongside two of the most talked about international films of the year.
All screenings will be COVID-safe, with social distancing and strict cleaning measures inside the State Theatre. $24 for Adult tickets, $18.50 for concession; grab a 5 pack and save at $92.50. Get your tickets here.
Opening Night sees the documentary Firestarter - The Story of Bangarra. A compelling story of the Page brothers who took a newly born Australian dance company, and turned it into a First Nations cultural powerhouse. Following - High Ground, a tense and powerful revisionist outback western starring Simon Baker, Jacob Junior Nayinggul and Jack Thompson; and the triumphant documentary Girls Can't Surf, about the fiercely competitive band of women surfers from around the world who revolutionised the sport.
Drum Roll! The two acclaimed international features on the list are Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner and Oscar hopeful,Minari, a stunning portrait of a Korean-American family, and the alcohol-soaked Danish comedy-drama Another Round, starring the brilliant Mads Mikkelsen.
Don't miss this selection of essential films; an important prelude to what's in store later in the year when Sydney Film Festival returns for the 68th Edition in June 2021.