Thursday 26 - Sunday 29 October 2017
See the full program at www.niff.com.au
Escape to a world of cinema at the Noosa International Film Festival, 26-29 October.
Immerse yourself in 100 inspiring and thought provoking short and new release feature length films from 31 countries, plus talks from cinema greats, a fusion of music and film, and workshops for the aspiring filmmaker.
Book tickets at www.niff.com.au (tickets not available from The J)
Events held at The J:
NIFF SHORT FILM AWARDS
Thursday 26 October, 6.00-7.30pm
Celebrate the art of filmmaking. Category winners of the NIFF Open Short Film Competition will be awarded at this special presentation, with prizes presented by Academy Award-winning Cinematographer, John Seale.
The NIFF Awards is a free event and precedes the Inside Cinema main event (ticket sold separately).
INSIDE CINEMA: AN EVENING WITH JAMES CURRIE
Thursday 26 October, 8.00pm
$30 Full / $25 Concession
Join us for a fascinating insight into the magic of sound in cinema. Australian arthouse film director, Rolf de Heer joins sound designer, James Currie for a fascinating double header Q&A, hosted by In Noosa Magazine's John Caruso. Inside Cinema will take you behind the scenes on the making of Australian iconic films Ten Canoes, Charlie’s Country and cult classic Bad Boy Bubby, exploring how sound design complements the imagery in these films depicting Australian history and culture.
SHORT FILM SESSIONS
Saturday 28 October
$18 Full / $16 Concession
Early bird prices end 30 Sept
A culturally diverse collection of drama, comedy, animation, and documentary short films in under 30 mins length each.
Short Film Session 1 – Mixed Genre
10am – 11.30am
Short Film Session 2 – Mixed Genre
12.00 – 1.30pm
Short Film Session 3 – Mixed Genre
2.00 – 3.30pm
Short Film Session 4 – Comedy
4.00 – 5.30pm
MEN OF WOOD & FOAM with BAND OF FREQUENCIES performing live.
Saturday 28 October, 8.00pm
$30 Full / $25 Concession
A story of the birth of the Australian surfing boom, a golden decade when surfing was transformed from a cultish offshoot of lifesaving into a sport and culture with its own music, movies, fashions and heroes. And if you love the old school sounds of the pipeline, Sunshine Coast musicians, Band of Frequencies will perform the original soundtrack live.
FULL PROGRAM & TICKET BOOKINGS
Check out the full festival program and purchase your tickets or pass at www.niff.com.au
Film Classification: This is a 15+ only event
Tickets on sale 15 September, available only from the NIFF website or at the door unless sold out.