Canberra International Film Festival

26 October 2017 - 5 November 2017

Book your place to experience award-winning films, filmmaker events and workshops every day at one unforgettable venue; the National Film and Sound Archive, in the heart of Acton.

The Canberra International Film Festival program includes works by Indigenous filmmakers, films from Asia and the Middle East, and a selection of archival films. The Festival will also be showcasing films and filmmakers from Canberra, past and present.

The festival hub is a beer-hall style hangout area where filmmaker talks, short films, music and of course wine and food, will flow throughout the festival.

Sessions Summary

Festival Summary




26 October- 5 November 2017


Queer Screen’s 25th Mardi Gras Film Festival

Queer Screen’s 25th Mardi Gras Film Festival is a celebration of creativity bringing the best and most diverse LGBTIQ content to the big screen. Tickets are on sale now for...

20 November 2017

Must-See Films at A Night of Horror

The 2017 program for A Night of Horror and Fantastic Planet Film Festival has been released, giving attendees a chance to watch some unique horror films from around the globe. ...

16 November 2017

Aelita- Russian Resurrection Closing Night Event

The Closing Night of the Russian Resurrection Film Festival is bringing something special this year, with a classic sci-fi silent movie in concert version. The 1924 Soviet space epic Aelita will...

1 November 2017
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