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
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. ... See MoreSee Less
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. ... See MoreSee Less
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Showcasing short films made by regional filmmakers from across Australia, including the southeast region of NSW, the in-person festival weekend is being held in Merimbula on the Far South Coast of NSW...
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