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Amazing Q&A session happening right now with Rosie Lourde (Starting From Now, Skin Deep, Romance on the Menu, Blockhead and Sparkles and the Flood of Tears), Niki Aken (The Newsreader, Upright, The Hunting, Underbelly), Fayssal Bazzi (Best Lead Actor 2021 AACTA Awards for Stateless, Mother Mountain) and Chum Ehelepola (The Newsreader, Preppers, Nautilus). Can't wait to see the winners of the Far South Film Festival announced at 3.30pm!! ... See MoreSee Less

Amazing Q&A session happening right now with  Rosie Lourde (Starting From Now, Skin Deep, Romance on the Menu, Blockhead and Sparkles and the Flood of Tears), Niki Aken (The Newsreader, Upright, The Hunting, Underbelly), Fayssal Bazzi (Best Lead Actor 2021 AACTA Awards for Stateless, Mother Mountain) and Chum Ehelepola  (The Newsreader, Preppers, Nautilus). Cant wait to see the winners of the Far South Film Festival announced at 3.30pm!!Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

Fabulous launch for the first in-person Far South Film Festival in Merimbula on Friday night. Thank you to Aunty Glenda for Welcome to Country and MP Dr Michael Holland for his support (pictured together). Great to see films on the big screen on Saturday at The Picture Showman Cinema, followed by a fascinating and engaging Q&A session with filmmakers Lachlan Silvestro (Snowy Labour), Karen Jackson (The Do's and Dont's of getting Married) and Will Scott (Mortus Lux) moderated by Rosie Lourde (Romance on the Menu - Netflix). Today's session Emerging Filmmakers at 1pm followed by Q&A with Fayssal Bazzi (Statelses, Mother Mountain), Chum Ehelopola (The Newsreader, Preppers), Niki Aken (The Newsreader, The Hunting, Underbelly), moderated by Rosie Lourde. Afternoon tea then the Awards Ceremony! Join us at Twyford Hall in Merimbula for the last fabulous day of the Festival.
Pics from the Launch Party include Festival Director, Volunteers, Committee, Filmmakers and Guests.
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Fabulous launch for the first in-person Far South Film Festival in Merimbula on Friday night. Thank you to Aunty Glenda for Welcome to Country and MP Dr Michael Holland for his support (pictured together). Great to see films on the big screen on Saturday at The Picture Showman Cinema, followed by a fascinating and engaging Q&A session with filmmakers Lachlan Silvestro (Snowy Labour), Karen Jackson (The Dos and Donts of getting Married) and Will Scott (Mortus Lux) moderated by Rosie Lourde (Romance on the Menu - Netflix). Todays session Emerging Filmmakers at 1pm followed by Q&A with Fayssal Bazzi (Statelses, Mother Mountain), Chum Ehelopola (The Newsreader, Preppers), Niki Aken (The Newsreader, The Hunting, Underbelly), moderated by Rosie Lourde. Afternoon tea then the Awards Ceremony! Join us at Twyford Hall in Merimbula for the last fabulous day of the Festival. 
Pics from the Launch Party include Festival Director, Volunteers, Committee, Filmmakers and Guests.Image attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment

Tune in to ABC South East radio on Saturday morning at 8.45am to hear Lachlan Salvestro, Director of SNOWY LABOUR interviewed by Paul West. This documentary will be screened in the Far South Film Festival at The Picture Show Man Cinema Merimbula at 12pm Sat 20 August and in our Online Festival.

Learn about the fascinating story of Carlo “Charlie” Salvestro as he relives the highs and lows of working the tunnels on the Snowy Hydro Scheme.
Get your festival tix at farsouthfilmfestival.com
Launch party this Friday (19 August), Screenings, Q&As Saturday 20 and Sunday 21.
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Tune in to ABC South East radio on Saturday morning at 8.45am to hear Lachlan Salvestro, Director of SNOWY LABOUR interviewed by Paul West. This documentary will be screened in the Far South Film Festival at The Picture Show Man Cinema Merimbula at 12pm Sat 20 August and in our Online Festival.

Learn about the fascinating story of Carlo “Charlie” Salvestro as he relives the highs and lows of working the tunnels on the Snowy Hydro Scheme.
Get your festival tix at farsouthfilmfestival.com
Launch party this Friday (19 August), Screenings, Q&As Saturday 20 and Sunday 21.

Call your friends and get your 'film noir' on this Friday night at The Twyford Hall at the Far South Film Festival Launch Party.
Tix $30 includes finger food, 2 free drinks, live band The Sugarants, silent movie and more! Or buy a pass for the entire weekend festival that includes the Friday party for $100. farsouthfilmfestival.com
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Call your friends and get your film noir on this Friday night at The Twyford Hall at the Far South Film Festival Launch Party. 
Tix $30 includes finger food, 2 free drinks, live band The Sugarants, silent movie and more! Or buy a pass for the entire weekend festival that includes the Friday party for $100. https://farsouthfilmfestival.com

Announcing our special guest panelists for our Sunday Festival Q&A at Twyford Hall at 2pm: Award winning writers, actors, directors and producers Rosie Lourde (Starting From Now, Skin Deep, Romance on the Menu, Blockhead and Sparkles and the Flood of Tears), Niki Aken (The Newsreader, Upright, The Hunting, Underbelly), Fayssal Bazzi (Best Lead Actor 2021 AACTA Awards for Stateless, Mother Mountain) and Chum Ehelepola (The Newsreader, Preppers, Nautilus) discuss their break-through moments in the film industry. Don't miss this amazing opportunity to ask questions of our panelists! ... See MoreSee Less

Announcing our special guest panelists for our Sunday Festival Q&A at Twyford Hall at 2pm: Award winning writers, actors, directors and producers Rosie Lourde (Starting From Now, Skin Deep, Romance on the Menu, Blockhead and Sparkles and the Flood of Tears), Niki Aken (The Newsreader, Upright, The Hunting, Underbelly), Fayssal Bazzi (Best Lead Actor 2021 AACTA Awards for Stateless, Mother Mountain) and Chum Ehelepola  (The Newsreader, Preppers, Nautilus) discuss their break-through moments in the film industry. Dont miss this amazing opportunity to ask questions of our panelists!Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment
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