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Acute Misfortune

ACUTE MISFORTUNE

Best Australian Feature · The Age Critics Award Daniel Henshall (Snowtown, The Babadook) stars as Adam Cullen in this lyrical and moving portrait of the infamous artist who won the Archibald for his now world-famous portrait of actor David Wenham. When wunderkind journalist Erik Jensen was personally invited by bad-boy painter Adam Cullen to write …

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Fahrenheit 11.9

FAHRENHEIT 11/9

Academy Award winner Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine) is back in true form, as he turns his attention to examine Donald Trump’s election win on November 9, 2016. For many, Michael Moore is as much a personal essayist as a documentarian. In his follow-up to his critique of the Bush administration in the Palme d’Or …

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The Great Dictator

THE GREAT DICTATOR

2019 marks the 130th birthday of Charlie Chaplin. SWIFF pays tribute to the icon that shaped modern cinema with a screening of his (eerily relevant) political satire, The Great Dictator. The Great Dictator was the first time many of Charlie Chaplin’s fans heard the silent movie star’s voice, in his very first speaking role, earning …

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Terror Nullius

SWIFF ’19 To Open With a Bang

Highly political two-person art collective Soda_Jerk will help launch the Screenwave International Film Festival’s fourth edition with their hilarious and radical film, Terror Nullius, the Opening Night film of the festival on Thursday January 10. The Australian, New York-based video art duo made headlines recently when one of the films funding bodies, the Ian Potter …

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SWIFF ’19 announced

The 2019 Screenwave International Film Festival was announced today, with the summer event set to return to Coffs Harbour and Bellingen from January 10th to the 25th. For the film lovers around the Coffs Coast, first release festival passes, along with tickets for the festival’s popular Preview Gala on December 8th where the 2019 full …

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Becoming Colleen

Local Film Needs Your Help

Here at SWIFF headquarters we’re gearing up for more movie watching and on the hunt for those precious gems for SWIFF in January 2019! One film in particular we wanted to share with you is an important local feature documentary that is nearing completion called, ‘Becoming Colleen: Finding the Shoe That Fits’. The film tells …

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SWIFF 18 GIFT VOUCHER

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE!

A SWIFF Gift Voucher is a great gift for film lovers. You can choose your value of the SWIFF Gift Voucher for the recipient to purchase: 2018 film passes (presale available until 1 Dec, 2017, then regular passes on sale) A Take 5 Pass (valid for 5 regular sessions, or presale pass you receive 6 sessions for same …

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