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All The October Film Festivals You Need To Start Planning For

October is a great time for Film Festivals in Australia. To help you decide what to see at one of these 5 festivals around the country, we've highlighted some of the films on offer. Take a peek at the full programs and browse every Madman title in the festivals below...

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA
QUEENSLAND
NEW SOUTH WALES
VICTORIA

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Adelaide Film Festival

This biennial eleven-day celebration is happening October 10-21.

Our Picks:

3 FACES

Directed by Jafar Panahi (Taxi Tehran, This Is Not A Film, The Circle, The Mirror)

CAPHARNAUM

Directed by Nadine Labaki

DYING TO LIVE

Directed by Richard Todd (Frackman)

FINKE: THERE AND BACK

For the riders, the spectators and the town of Alice Springs, the Finke Desert Race is more than a race. Finke: There and Back delves below the surface to uncover what makes them tick, what drives them to put their lives on the line when they strap their helmets on.

Directed by Dylan River

GENERATION WEALTH

Directed by Lauren Greenfield (The Queen of Versailles)

I USED TO BE NORMAL: A BOYBAND FANGIRL STORY

Directed by Jessica Leski

THE CLEANERS

Directed by Hans Block & Moretz Riesewieck

THE EULOGY

Directed by Janine Hosking


THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING

Directed by Nathaniel Kahn (My Architect)

TRANSIT

Directed by Christian Petzold (Phoenix, Barbara)

See the full program and book tickets now!

QUEENSLAND

Brisbane International Film Festival

Queensland’s long-running and much-loved Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) is now under the remit of Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). October 11-21.

Our Picks:

3 FACES

Directed by Jafar Panahi (Taxi Tehran, This Is Not A Film, The Circle, The Mirror)

DYING TO LIVE

Directed by Richard Todd (Frackman)

FINKE: THERE AND BACK

For the riders, the spectators and the town of Alice Springs, the Finke Desert Race is more than a race. Finke: There and Back delves below the surface to uncover what makes them tick, what drives them to put their lives on the line when they strap their helmets on.

Directed by Dylan River

GHOSTHUNTER

Directed by Ben Lawrence

MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.

Directed by Stephen Loveridge

PICK OF THE LITTER

Directed by Don Hardy Jr., Dana Nachman

THE CLEANERS

Directed by Hans Block & Moretz Riesewieck

THE EULOGY

Directed by Janine Hosking

TRANSIT

Directed by Christian Petzold (Phoenix, Barbara)

YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN

Directed by Pietra Brettkelly

See the full program and book tickets now!

NEW SOUTH WALES

Antenna Documentary Film Festival

The eighth edition of the Antenna Documentary Film Festival is happening in Sydney, October 9-14.

THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING

Directed by Nathaniel Kahn (My Architect)

See the full program and book tickets now!

Iranian Film Festival

The 8th Iranian Film Festival is coming back to six capital cities of Australia with the best selection of contemporary Iranian cinema.

3 FACES

Directed by Jafar Panahi (Taxi Tehran, This Is Not A Film, The Circle, The Mirror)

See the full program and book tickets now!

JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

JIFF is the home of the most comprehensive range of Israeli and Jewish-themed films in Australia and New Zealand.

STUDIO 54

See the full program and book tickets now!

BRITISH FILM FESTIVAL

Proudly presented by Palace Cinema and MINI, the British Film Festival returns this October for its sixth and biggest year yet.

OPHELIA

Daisy Ridley and Naomi Watts star in this clever reshaping of Hamlet based on the popular novel, in which Ophelia falls for the doomed Danish prince amidst political intrigue and betrayal.

See the full program and book tickets now!

Byron Bay Film International Festival

BBFF2018 runs from Oct 12th to the 21st.

Our Picks:

AGA

Directed by Milko Lazarov

DYING TO LIVE

Directed by Richard Todd (Frackman)

I USED TO BE NORMAL – A BOYBAND FANGIRL STORY

Directed by Jessica Leski

PICK OF THE LITTER

Directed by Don Hardy Jr., Dana Nachman

THE CLEANERS

Directed by Hans Block & Moretz Riesewieck

THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

Directed by Sara Colangelo

TRANSIT

Directed by Christian Petzold (Phoenix, Barbara)

KUSAMA – INFINITY

Directed by Heather Lenz

See the full program and book tickets now!

 

VICTORIA

Iranian Film Festival

The 8th Iranian Film Festival is coming back to six capital cities of Australia with the best selection of contemporary Iranian cinema.

3 FACES

Directed by Jafar Panahi (Taxi Tehran, This Is Not A Film, The Circle, The Mirror)

See the full program and book tickets now!

JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

JIFF is the home of the most comprehensive range of Israeli and Jewish-themed films in Australia and New Zealand.

STUDIO 54

See the full program and book tickets now!

BRITISH FILM FESTIVAL

Proudly presented by Palace Cinema and MINI, the British Film Festival returns this October for its sixth and biggest year yet.

OPHELIA

Daisy Ridley and Naomi Watts star in this clever reshaping of Hamlet based on the popular novel, in which Ophelia falls for the doomed Danish prince amidst political intrigue and betrayal.

See the full program and book tickets now!

 

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