The Travelling Film Festival, the regional tour of the Sydney Film Festival, returns to Katherine in four weeks.
From February 9-11, the festival will bring six international award-winning films – five features and one documentary - to Katherine Cinemas.
The Travelling Film Festival, started by David Stratton in 1974, tours to 18 regional locations year-round, including six Queensland centres, nine in New South Wales and three in the Northern Territory.
Opening the Festival is winner of the Cannes Golden Eye Documentary Prize, Faces Places, a captivating film documenting director Agnès Varda and iconic Instagram photographer JR’s heartwarming road trip through France.
“We’re thrilled to be returning to Katherine in 2018!” said Festival Manager, Karina Libbey. “These award-winning films were some of the absolute best to come out of 2017, and we can’t wait to share them with the local community in Katherine.”
TFF Katherine offers the chance to catch Armie Hammer’s shining performance in Call Me by Your Name, the sensual and transcendent story of a first love by Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love, SFF 2010), and William Dafoe in Sean Baker’s (Tangerine, SFF 2015) critically acclaimed The Florida Project as a gruff motel manager.
Also screening is the 2017 Cannes Palme d’Or winner, surrealist satire The Square, starring Elizabeth Moss and Dominic West, winner of the Silver Bear for Best Director at Berlin The Other Side of Hope, and winner of the Venice Fedeora Award for Best Director - Amanda Kernell’s audience pleaser Sami Blood.
Tickets to Australia’s longest running travelling film festival are now on sale with ’Subscribe and Save’ packages offering great value for multiple ticket purchases, with tickets from just $9.
Book in advance here: sff.org.au/katherine