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REAR WINDOW LOOP
Daily, 5-6pm anD 10-12pm
Artist Jeff Desom reconstructs the view out the rear
window of James Stewart’s New York apartment in
Alfred Hitchcock’s 60-year-old masterpiece, in this
stunning 20-minute panoramic three-channel video
Barr Gilmore isolates and recreates only the title
and director’s credit from the opening sequences of
100 classic films in a looped typographic projection.
A co-presentation with the Toronto International
CITIES ON SPEED: BOGOTA
CHANGE + Q&A WITH
SaturDay 8 June, 12-2pm
Andreas Dalsgaard’s documentary charts how the
violent and corrupt Colombian capital was transformed
into a peaceful model city using philosophies and
strategies now exported to cities worldwide.
SaturDay 8 June, 8:30-10pm
Josh Wheatley and puppet critic Harvey Feltztein host
a screening party dedicated to the VHS and a popular
cinema threatened by extinction. Bring your cued-up
tapes and share your favourite scenes!
TPB AFK: THE PIRATE BAY
AWAY FROM KEYBOARD
+ PANEL DISCUSSION
SunDay 9 June, 3-5pm
Hollywood lawyers take on the Swedish filesharing website
in Simon Klose’s revealing new documentary, introduced
by producer Signe Byrge Sørensen and followed by a
panel discussion on intellectual property and freedoms.
A co-presentation with the Intellectual Property
THE BACK OF BEYOND
+ BOOK SIGNING
monDay 10 June, 1:30-3:30pm
This influential documentary premiered at the first
SFF in 1954. It follows a postman’s fortnightly
journey from Marree in South Australia, to Birdsville
in Queensland. Following the screening is a signing
by Sylvia Lawson, author of a new work about the
film published by Currency Press.
A co-presentation with the John Heyer Estate
FINAL CUT – LADIES
thurSDay 6 June, 8-9:30pm anD
SunDay 9 June, 8-9:30pm
The new film by György Pálfi (Taxidermia) is an
archetypal love story reconstructed in the editing
room using over 450 clips from existing movies we
know and love, from cult classics to blockbusters.
It’s a thrilling love letter to cinema! (Tickets $10)
RANGE OF BOOKS
Show this coupon at the Sydney Film
Festival Hub and get 25% off your
purchase at the pop-up cinema bookstore.
Terms and conditions: Not available in
conjunction with any other offer. No
rainchecks. Discount expires 15th June 2013
FRANCIS FORD QUESTION
MARK: ULTIMATE FILM
thurSDay 6 June, 6-8pm
Flexipasses and outrageous prizes are up for grabs for
film buffs who know their Lynch from their Linklater in
this enthralling trivia night hosted by comedy collective
Project 52 (Michael Hing and Tom Walker).
FREAK ME OUT DISCO
FriDay 7 June, 10pm-12am
SFF’s Freak Me Out programmer Richard Kuipers
re-ignites the decks after last year’s wild Cambodian
Psychedelic Rock Party, playing rare ’60s garage punk,
spaghetti-western killers, Italian Giallo and insane
2SER PRESENTS: HISTORY
OF... FILM SOUNDTRACKS
SaturDay 8 June, 7-11pm
From Dr No to Drive, The Breakfast Club to Blue Velvet,
2SER DJs Burt Reynolds, Blofeld and Barry Lyndon
soundtrack six decades of film, dropping choice cuts
from cult, cheesy and classic cinema.
THIS IS IT
WeDneSDay 12 June, 8:30-9:30pm
Your are invited to a press conference emceed by
Fairfax media’s Giles Hardie, for a feature film that
may not exist and where you, the audience, play
the journalists. It’s a performance by Team Mess in
which anything can happen!
COMEDY: TRUE LIES
thurSDay 13 June, 8-10pm
A line-up of Australia’s top comedians and storytellers
take turns on the mic with hilarious confessions
inspired by movies, stars and cinema.
thurSDay 13 June, 9:30-11pm
The talented artists of Bobbi’s Pole Studio perform
sassy, steamy burlesque and pole-dance routines
inspired by cult movies. Diesel Darling, Pristina Sparx,
Chilli, Matty Shields and Gipsy & Her Burlesque
Babes are on a mission to top last year’s outrageous
show in every way possible.
Purchase $10 tickets (with no booking fee!)
to selected SFF screenings, only in
person at the Hub Ticketing Lounge
(daily until 8:30pm).
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL 2013
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