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FRIDAY ON MY MIND –
HOSTED BY AFTRS
Friday 7 June, 6-7:30pm
AFTRS bring its popular Friday on My Mind conversation
to the Hub, in which acclaimed filmmaker Joshua
Oppenheimer (The Act of Killing, page 10) discusses
his work with Radio National’s Jason Di Rosso.
SHORT CUTS 1: QUICK TALKS
BY FILM ADDICTS
Friday 7 June, 8-10pm
A series of five engaging and quirky 15-minute talks
by obsessive film buffs, curated by The Yeah Sessions.
Topics include ‘Re-Queering Australian Cinema’ and
‘A Vodka Martini... .or, a Heineken? The Glorious Role
of Product Placement in Films’.
BASEMENT SOUND STUDIO:
LIVE FOLEY DEMO
Saturday 8 June, 3:30-5pm
Local legend Les Fiddess, the man behind the sound
effects for The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Samson
and Delilah, creates live sound effects to cult films in
this entertaining hands-on workshop.
SHOW AND TELL: HACK YOUR
Saturday 8 June, 5-6:30pm
Meet and learn from geeks and DIY artists who’ve
made surprising use of their smartphone cameras
to create innovative and striking work, in partnership
with Lomography Australia and Kino Sydney.
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CINEMA IN THE YEAR 2074
Saturday 8 June, 6:30-8pm
Radio National host Marc Fennell brings cinema
kicking and screaming 60 years into the future.
Do cinemas still exist? Are all screens holographic?
Find out in this mind-expanding panel.
JULIE AND THE DIRECTORS
Sunday 9 June, 12:30-2:30pm
In celebration of SFF’s 60th anniversary, journalist Julie
Rigg moderates a panel of programmers past and
present, from David Donaldson (1954-57) to David
Stratton (1966-83) to Nashen Moodley (2012 to now).
It’s an insightful look at six decades of world-cinema
trends, festival challenges and juicy celebrity anecdotes.
2SER IN CONVERSATION
WITH JEFF DESOM
Sunday 9 June, 6-7pm
Paris Pompor (Groovescooter) chats with European
filmmaker and artist Jeff Desom (Rear Window Loop)
about remixing Hitchcock, going viral and shooting
music videos with zombie babies.
AND MARK ROGERS
monday 10 June, 4-5pm
Two of Australia’s best still photographers share
striking images and juicy anecdotes about their
work on the sets of iconic homegrown films, from
Heatwave (1982) to Wolf Creek 2 (2013).
A co-presentation with Head On Photo Festival
SHORT CUTS 2: QUICK TALKS
BY FILM EXPERTS
monday 10 June, 6-7:30pm
A series of four entertaining and fascinating 15-minute
talks by film experts and academics including Dr
Jane Park on “Representing Race in Film” and “Sex
on Screen” by Prof. Annamarie Jagose. The talks
arecurated and presented by the University of Sydney.
FIVE FILMS FOR AN ALIEN –
HOSTED BY AFTRS
tueSday 11 June, 6:30-8pm
If you had to tell the story of cinema to an alien
visiting our planet, which five films would you choose?
Acclaimed filmmakers and practitioners share their
picks. Intergalactic peace hangs in the balance!
DIRECTOR IN CONVERSATION:
CALIN PETER NETZER
WedneSday 12 June, 6:30-8pm
Calin Peter Netzer talks about his process and
the challenges he overcame to make Berlin Film
Festival Golden Bear winner Child’s Pose (page 11).
A co-presentation with the Australian Directors Guild
CROWDFUND YOUR DREAMS
thurSday 13 June, 6:30-8pm
Screen-content creators including Kirsty Stark (web
series Wastelander Panda), Craig Boreham (Teenage
Kicks) and Jiao Chen (Ngurrumbang, page 19) share
their successes and disasters crowdfunding their work
online. Presented in association with Pozible.com.
Imagine a bar and exhibition space devoted entirely
to the love of cinema...
It would feature curated projections and talks
by guest filmmakers. And a stage for live
performances inspired by cult films. And a
bookstore filled only with the best movie books.
And DJs playing wacky and obscure soundtracks.
And cool video installations remixing classic
films. And free wi-fi. And you could buy discount
tickets to selected screenings. And it would be
free to enter at any time...
Meet up, eat up, drink up and experience the Festival
as an insider at the Keystone Bar!
Daily, 5-6pm: Everyone’s a critic! Want to chat about
the films you’ve seen at SFF? Come to this informal
and inclusive space hosted by a different film critic
A pop-up store for film lovers, featuring a collection
of books and DVDs inspired by this year’s program.
THE MOVIE LOUNGE
Make yourself comfortable, charge your phone, jump
on our free wi-fi and browse trailers, archival footage
and podcasts on our SFF Video Jukebox.
Sit down for a free 10-minute consultation with one of
our friendly film buffs, who will guide you through the
2013 line-up and recommend films or events that best
suit your movie-going profile.
Following last year’s smash success, we’re thrilled
to welcome you back to the Sydney Film Festival
Hub, with extended hours of operation.
OPEN DAILY 6 -14 JUNE
Saturday, Sunday and Monday: noon - midnight
Tuesday - Friday: 5pm - midnight
ALL HUB EVENTS
ARE FREE! Except Final Cut – Ladies and Gentlemen
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