Sydney Film Fest announces special screenings
Film aficionados have no doubt booked themselves a season ticket, but those late to the party will be pleased to hear Sydney Film Festival has announced a slate of special screenings with tickets on sale now.
The films scheduled for special screenings are: Cannes Palme d’Or winner Winter Sleep, directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan; the Jury Prize winner Mommy, directed by Xavier Dolan (whose film Tom at the Farm will also screen at SFF 2014); the werewolf romance When Animals Dream, directed by Jonas Alexander Arby; the Ecumenical Jury Prize Winner Timbuktu, directed by Abderrahmane Sissako; and Special Jury Prize Winner The Salt of the Earth, directed by Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and Wim Wenders.
Festival Director Nashen Moodley is particularly excited to deliver the special screenings to Sydney audiences. “These are some of the most interesting and important films from the recent Cannes Film Festival and we encourage audiences to add them to their SFF experience,” Moodley told GNN.
Sydney Film Festival runs from June 4 -15 across a range of venues across the city. More info: sff.org.au
Image from Xavier Dolan's Mommy.