SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL COVERAGE - BY MOVIE (A- Z)
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL COVERAGE - NEWS, BLOGS AND FEATURES
NEWS: Holy Motors added to the Sydney Film Festival line-up
A bizarre favourite from Cannes sneaks into the Sydney program at the 11th hour. Read more
FEATURE: 2012 Sydney Film festival program
Fiona Williams analyses the lineup of the 2012 Sydney Film Festival.
"Deciding what to screen on opening night is such a fraught concept for any festival programmer. Do you go with a 'statement' film of quality and pedigree, worthy of the glare associated with opening Sydney's premier film event but which might have the side-effect of being an after-party 'buzzkill'? Do you pick one for the A-list factor, and screen something that guarantees its stars will grace the red carpet, and make the Sunday social pages? Or do you go for something that guarantees an upbeat start to the event, and makes the audience forget they've sat through an endurance test of speeches and sponsor reels in the gorgeous but ergonomically unfriendly State Theatre, by the time the final credits roll?..." Read more
INTERVIEW: Searching for Sugar Man
Documentary director Malik Bendjelloul speaks about his efforts to restore the legacy of an elusive cultural icon. Read more
INTERVIEW: Woody Allen: A Documentary
Woody Allen discusses his celebrated career and why he doesn't suffer from writer's block. Read more
FEATURE: Notes from Sydney Film Festival 2012, Part 1
The Sydney Film Festival starts this week. Which of the 43 feature-length documentaries will you see? Read more
Relive the highlights of Sydney Film Festivals past in our archive of SBS Film coverage.