September 20, 2018 |

SA Film ‘Davi’ Imagines A World Where Natural Resources Reach Their Scarcest Point

Although set in a dystopian wasteland, the concept behind new film Davi hits a little too close to home. The short film tells the story of The Numi, a group who are hunted for their unique ability to produce water: a valuable commodity in The Drylands. The film is presented at Adelaide Film Festival as… More

September 19, 2018 |

UFO Abductions, Abandoned Forests And War: Don’t Miss These VR Experiences

A UFO abduction case, cricket in a moonlit yard and a journey through Indigenous Australian song and dance are some of the immersive virtual reality experiences to be had at this year’s Adelaide Film Festival – and there’s plenty more. Whether you’ve strapped on a VR headset in the past or you’re new to the technology, we… More

September 19, 2018 |

Stories By Female Filmmakers From The Arab World To See At This Year’s Festival

The emergence of female filmmakers from the Arab world is one of the most exciting developments in contemporary cinema, and Adelaide Film Festival is thrilled to present these films by women with strong voices and sharp perspectives. 17 Humanitarian activist and filmmaker Widad Shafokoj (If You Meant to Kill Me) adds to her impressive resume… More

September 19, 2018 |

Amanda Duthie appointed Head of Production, Development, Attraction and Studios for SAFC. To depart Adelaide Film Festival at completion of 2018 event.

Amanda Duthie has been appointed to the role of Head of Production, Development, Attraction and Studios at the South Australian Film Corporation, responsible for investment in screen content development and production, and production attraction both nationally and internationally, with a key role in driving innovation in screen storytelling, for the State. Currently the Artistic Director… More

September 19, 2018 |

15 Years, 100 Projects And Almost 300 Awards: ADLFF Fund Films #YOUMUSTSEE

Are you a fan of Australian cinema? You might be surprised to find out that some of your favourite films in recent years have been supported and funded by the Adelaide Film Festival FUND, an initiative enabling filmmakers – almost half of them women, and 10% Indigenous – to develop 100 projects that have received… More

September 18, 2018 |

Explore Different Types Of Love With These Films At ADLFF

These screen stories at this year’s Adelaide Film Festival will take you through the variations of love – familial, sexual, forbidden, impossible or just tender. The love at the end of life or just a perfect puzzle completed, explore this incredible suite of love stories from all over the world. Cold War Pawel Pawlikowski’s highly… More

September 17, 2018 |

TV #YOUMUSTSEE Before Anyone Else At Adelaide Film Festival

There’s nothing better than seeing something before anyone else. Especially when it is a television series that will have the world hooked. At this year’s Adelaide Film Festival (October 10 to 21), we have some of the most highly-anticipated programs screening before they are scheduled to appear anywhere else. And, if you’re interested in the… More

September 12, 2018 |


17 World Premieres. 30 Australian Premieres including Venice winners ROMA. THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS. AT ETERNITY’S GATE. THE NIGHTINGALE. The mighty Adelaide Film Festival today unveiled the full 2018 program for 10-21 October with more than 130 features, documentaries, animation, shorts, VR, installation and moving image works. From the hotly anticipated to the visually… More

September 11, 2018 |

Full 2018 Program Revealed! Here’s The Impressive Selection

17 World Premieres. 30 Australian Premieres. + Venice Film Festival winners ROMA, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, At Eternity’s Gate and The Nightingale. The Coen brothers, Joan Jett, Melissa McCarthy, Robert Redford, a wheelchair underwater, Wayne Blair, love in the digital age and Arab women filmmakers. Where do we begin? This year’s Adelaide Film Festival full program has just been… More

September 11, 2018 |

Put Another Dime In The Jukebox, Baby: ‘Bad Reputation’ Is Coming To ADLFF’s Closing Night

“Hello world, I’m your wild girl.” Whether Joan Jett is one of your favourite musicians or you’re unfamiliar with her music (or somewhere in between), new documentary Bad Reputation is well worth a watch. Tickets include entry to Adelaide Film Festival’s Closing Night Gala party. Jett is a fascinating human being: when she first plugged in her electric guitar… More