GREAT STORIES TOGETHER

HOBART FRI 10- SUN 12 MAY 2019 | LAUNCESTON THURS 16 - SUN 19 MAY 2019

WHAT'S PLANNED FOR 2019 AND WHAT HAPPENED IN 2018

In 2019  we bring you 32 great stories and inspiring documentaries from 16 different countries. And… four classic films in quirky locations!

STORIES OF US – 

You’ll love these Tasmanian and Australian films telling the stories of us. Join us to celebrate the 40thAnniversary of My Brilliant Career, the iconic Australian film that led the 1970s rebirth of the Australian film industry. Subscribe to our newsletter to hear more about the celebrities who will join us for this red-carpet event – and for the many other fine films on show.

STAR STUDDED – 

Showcasing award winning films featuring famous names like Elizabeth Moss, Martin Freeman, Gillian Armstrong and Jafar Panahi.

STRONG WOMEN – 

Inspiring stories of strong women in film and in life. Expect to be challenged and inspired by these stories and exposés of the lives and careers of women today. Don’t miss the free action sessions on women in film and women at work.

WORLD STORIES – 

Outstanding stories from the world’s best film festivals. Great stories from England, Denmark, Paraguay, Finland will intrigue and entertain you.

EAT/DRINK/LIVE – 

If you love great food, beer, spirits and wine and a lifestyle to match, you’ll love these films. Laugh, learn and lust as your taste buds and brain cells are tempted.

CALL OF THE WILD – 

Stories of extreme adventures in the mountains, the sea and the air. Personal challenge in Siberia, the vast oceans and in the Tasmanian wilds will have you on the edge of your seats.

WORLD OF CHANGE – 

Take a deeper look at the way our world is changing around us. We’ve found stories about conflict, about asylum seekers, about unlikely siblings and about young innovators that will start many a robust discussion.

INDONESIAN STORIES – 

Indonesia can be a bit of a mystery but these stories will intrigue, inspire and inform. There is more to Indonesia than Bali as you will see with films that range from the street-life of Jakarta to the depths of Indonesian culture.

PLUS: BOFA FRINGE – 

We’re screening four classic and well-loved films in quirky settings, with drinks served before, during and after the session. What classic film would you expect to see in a restaurant, a sports store, an army barracks or in a whiskey bar?

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