The film featuring an array of budding Katherine actors will be screened at Nitmiluk in May as part of the Northern Territory Travelling Film Festival.
Top End Wedding, shot on location at Nitmiluk and other locations across the NT in May of last year, called for over 20 extras from Katherine to play the role of tourists.
Over two big days the extras filled the void of authentic tourists visiting the gorge for an array of scenes.
And the long-awaited release of the feature film has kept the extras excited with the anticipation of seeing themselves on the big screen alongside the star of the film, Miranda Tapsell, who grew up in the NT.
The NTTFF will be on the road between March and early June, with an outdoor cinema popping up under the stars among popular hot spots, iconic landscapes and remote Indigenous communities.
Festival Director Britt Guy said the 2019 film festival is packed with films for everyone to appreciate.
“It was thrilling to see local audiences as well as visitors to the Top End respond so enthusiastically to the film program we presented last year,” Mr Guy said.
“In 2019 we are being even more ambitious. I urge visitors to get in early to buy their tickets and plan their trip to the NT around our festival events.”
The Festival tour will commence at Ooraminna Station Homestead, 30km from Alice Springs in mid-March and work its way up to the Top End of the NT at the end of June.
In the lead up to the NTTFF, a program of workshops in communities across the Northern Territory will be available to those wanting to develop film-making skills.
The community workshop program is uniquely designed for each community in partnership with key local arts and community organisations, local filmmakers and schools.
Top End Wedding will have its international premiere at the Sundance Film Festival later this month.
To purchase tickets and for further information, head to: http://www.nttravellingfilmfestival.com/tour
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