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SWIFF’21 New Partnerships Open

The 2021 Screenwave International Film Festival will be held between January 7th and the 22nd in Coffs Harbour and Bellingen. Local, regional, and national organisations come together to jointly present over 100 feature film screenings across the 16-day festival, with added events, filmmaker guests, and SWIFF’s dedicated regional youth film development program – Nextwave. Sponsorship …

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Gittoes paints a stark image with White Light

Producer Hellen Rose-Gittoes joins SWIFF at 4:15pm this Thursday (Jan 24) for the Coffs Coast premiere screening of WHITE LIGHT. Together with  internationally acclaimed Australian icon George Gittoes, who has embedded himself in almost all conflict zone hotspots since Vietnam,  Hellen Rose-Gittoes embeds herself in an unexpected conflict zone for new documentary WHITE LIGHT – the streets …

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Headland performs live surf film soundtrack this Saturday

SWIFF Live 2020: Surfing The Arctic Icebergs. Blizzards. Hypothermia. Just another day surfing the Arctic. See the adrenaline-chasers paddling out to the be in the world’s coldest line-up. This 90-minute dual-film session involves a unique screening experience featuring two new jaw-dropping surf films, A Corner of the Earth (dir. Spencer Frost), and Nordurland (dir. Ishka Folkwell), shot in the Arctic …

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SWIFF 2020 Breaks Festival Record

Four days into its 16-day run, audiences attending the Coffs Coast’s 2020 Screenwave International Film Festival have eclipsed their previous record of 6840 attendees set in 2019. The rise in attendance has been the result of more group bookings,  stronger local following, expanded marketing campaigns, and new travelling audiences converging on the Coffs Coast for …

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