Adelaide Film Festival
15-25 October 2015

Highlights on Sale

Look alive, film fans. We're unlocking the vault to reveal a few of our hand-picked cinematic treats for ADL Film Fest 2015. Wrap your peepers round these nine special highlights, and prime that MultiPass.

Thank you to our Adelaide Film Festival 2015 Partners.

Highly Strung


Opening Night Gala Screening
15 Oct 7:00 PM | Her Majesty's Theatre

Tread the red carpet at Her Majesty’s Theatre for the world premiere of Scott Hicks’ Highly Strung.

Australia | 90 mins | 2015
Director Scott Hicks

World Premiere | AFFIF

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Char Soo


15 Oct 5:00 PM | Samstag Museum

CHAR SOO: ever-changing crossroad of life.

Australia | 27 mins | 2015
Director Hossein Valamanesh in collaboration with Nassiem Valamanesh

AUS Premiere | Art & The Moving Image

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Highly Strung


Special Ngeringa Screening
21 Oct 7:00 PM | Ngeringa Cultural Centre

Join us for a special screening of Scott Hicks' Highly Strung at the Ngeringa Cultural Centre.

Australia | 90 mins | 2015
Director Scott Hicks

World Premiere | AFFIF

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The Dressmaker


Red Carpet Screening
16 Oct 7:00 PM | Her Majesty's Theatre

Dress up for the red carpet screening of The Dressmaker.

Australia | 118 mins | 2015
Director Jocelyn Moorhouse


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Bad Boy Bubby


Special Event
17 Oct 3:30 PM | Waterside Workers Hall

World-first Bad Boy Bubby screening in binaural sound.

Australia | 114 mins | 1993
Director Rolf de Heer

Q&A | Outside 5000

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A Month of Sundays


Gala Screening
17 Oct 7:00 PM | Palace Nova

Everyone deserves a second chance.
Even a real estate agent.

Australia | 109 mins | 2015
Director Matthew Saville

AUS Premiere | AFFIF

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Gala Screening
18 Oct 6:00 PM | Palace Nova

A foot in each world.
A heart in none.

Australia | 84 mins | 2015
Director Stephen Page

AUS Premiere | HIVE

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Girl Asleep


Gala Screening
20 Oct 7:00 PM | Palace Nova

Fifteen is going to turn a corner.
It has to.

Australia | 77 mins | 2015
Director Rosemary Myers

World Premiere | HIVE

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Sam Klemke’s Time Machine


Gala Screening
21 Oct 7:00 PM | Palace Nova

A Portrait of An Extraordinary Nobody.

Australia | 89 mins | 2014
Director Matthew Bate

AUS Premiere | AFFIF

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We can't stay quiet for much longer. Our full program is unleashed on Wednesday 9 September.

ADL Film Festival 2015 kicks off in T minus:

Documentary Jury Announced

Adelaide Film Festival today announced its Documentary Jury for 2015, ahead of its return to Adelaide cinemas October 15-25. Festival Director Amanda Duthie is thrilled to welcome to Adelaide:BECK COLE, Filmmaker and screenwriterBeck hails from Alice Springs and her work includes the feature film Here I Am and the short dramas Plains Empty and Flat. Her documentary work includes Making Samson


Bad Boy Bubby in Binaural Sound

Cinefreaks and audiophiles, lend us your ears (and eyes). We’ve got a world-first screening of the controversial classic Bad Boy Bubby for you, as you’ve never heard it before: in binaural sound. Don a special audio headset and you’ll literally be plugged into the lead character’s experience.As the name suggests, binaural sound is recorded with not one but two microphones, positioned to



A premiere feature documentary from Academy Award-winning director Scott Hicks, a new Australian film starring Anthony LaPaglia, Justine Clarke and John Clarke, directorial feature debuts from Bangarra Dance Theatre’s Stephen Page and Windmill Theatre Company’s Rosemary Myers and the red carpet screening of Jocelyn Moorhouse’s anticipated Australian film The Dressmaker are just some of the