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Fri, 19 Aug



Far South Film Festival

The FAR SOUTH FILM FESTIVAL showcases stories told by regional and remote filmmakers from around Australia. The festival also features an ONLINE VERSION from 20th - 31st August.

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Far South Film Festival
Far South Film Festival

Time & Location

19 Aug 2022, 6:00 pm – 21 Aug 2022, 6:00 pm

Merimbula, Merimbula NSW 2548, Australia

About the Event

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming weekend of films, fun and culture that is the Far South Film Festival on 19-21 August live in Merimbula. Kicking off the Festival is the VIP Launch Party on Friday night 19 August,  with a Film Noir theme. Festival goers can enjoy the local cuisine,  entertainment and a bar at the famous Twyford Hall whilst networking and  getting in the mood for a weekend of fabulous films by Regional  Filmmakers. Festival Sessions: Saturday 20 August Venue - The Picture Show Man Cinema 12noon to 1pm SOUTH EAST SHOWCASE – Films from South East NSW Lunch break 2pm to 3.15pm LOVE, FIRE, WATER – this session is rated 15+ Venue - Twyford Hall. Sat 3.15pm – 3:45pm Country style afternoon tea. Festival T shirts will be on sale 4pm - 5pm Filmmakers Q&A – festival Filmmakers discuss what’s next for their films and answer audience questions. Sunday 21 August Venue - Twyford Hall 1 pm to 1.45pm EMERGING TALENT – Youth Entries by filmmakers 2pm to 3pm Panel Discussion with VIP guests, including Actor/Writer/Director/Producer Rosie Lourde. Afternoon tea available. 3.30pm to 4.30pm Gala Awards Ceremony – walk the red carpet, take a  selfie in front of the media wall and get ready for the big  announcements. 4.30pm - Festival Closes. Saturday night festival goers can join each other in a lottery style  networking dinner. The Festival has selected some top class restaurants  in Merimbula and Pambula who offer great dining. Festival goers can  choose a restaurant from this list to join a surprise group of like  minded festival goers at their table for delectable food and delicious  conversation. For those that can’t make it to Merimbula this year to attend the  in-person cinema screenings the Far South Film Festival offers an online  video-on-demand version of its film festival to audiences around  Australia from 20 August until 31 August, with a 48 hour watch window  for each film. Viewers can buy individual films or film bundles. Presale  tickets are now available for the online festival. Tickets for the VIP launch party, festival sessions, online festival and restaurant bookings available at: 

The Far South Film Festival is part of ART MONTH Sapphire Coast 2022.  ART MONTH Sapphire Coast is a Bega Valley Regional Gallery initiative  delivered in partnership with South East Arts and supported by Bega  Valley Shire Council.

Festival organisers thank the following sponsors for supporting this annual regional cultural event: Screenworks, Author JD Shaw, Albacore Apartments, Hillcrest  Motel, Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, StageFlight, Nullarbor Consulting,  Far South Film Inc, Pelican Motor Inn.


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