Sydney Film Festival moves to August for 2021 season only

After a successful Summer Season at the State Theatre and a sold-out Wong Kar Wai retrospective, Sydney Film Festival is excited to announce the 68th edition will take place 18-29 August 2021.

The shift will allow the Festival to continue to include films from major international festivals (in addition to Australia’s best new feature films and documentaries!) in a year of date fluctuations around the world due to COVID-19.

SFF believes the date change will also enhance audience confidence alongside evolving health and safety guidelines.

In August, the Festival will return to familiar cinemas across Sydney and welcome film lovers back to the State Theatre to once more explore our times through the medium of film.

Peter Gray

Film critic with a penchant for Dwayne Johnson, Jason Momoa, Michelle Pfeiffer and horror movies, harbouring the desire to be a face of entertainment news.