All Festival films are restricted to persons aged 18 years and over, unless specified.
Opening Night: Sydney Premiere of Antonis Aggelopoulos’ Nisos 2
Time: 6.30pm arrivals for 7.00pm screening
Date: Tuesday 16 October
Venue: Palace Norton Street, followed by reception at Martini Bar
99 Norton Street, Leichhardt (incl. meze & drinks)
All tickets $40.00 no concessions
Saturday 13th October
Screen Mosaics is proud to present
Celebrating World Cinema Talk Series, in partnership with the Greek Film Festival
Εμφάνιση: Greek Cinema as a Reflection of Global Cinema
With Associate Professor Dr. Vrasidas Karalis, University of Sydney
To celebrate the launch of Screen Mosaics, a platform committed to fostering artistic excellence in collaboration and placing encounters between screen artists and audiences at the forefront of film discourse.
In 2012 Dr. Vrasidas Karalis published A History of Greek Cinema, which the first full-length book on the topic written in English by an Australian academic. The book combines historical analysis with discussion of cinematic form in order to construct a narrative history of Greek cinematic successes and failures. In this special talk Vrasidas will give us his insights into contemporary Greek Cinema and share with us the exciting and innovative new trends emerging from a nation that has been in the news for all the wrong reasons in recent times.
Time: 5:00pm meet & mingle + drinks
6:00pm launch, talk + Q&A
Venue: The Refectory Room, Holme Building, Science Road, The University of Sydney
Cost: Free Entry
Larissa Confidential (no English subtitles)
3.15pm Sunday 21st October
Presented by the Thessalian Association Prefecture of Larissa and the Australothessalian Benevolent Federation of Sydney & NSW “Karaiskakis” Ltd, come and enjoy the traditional mezedes and authentic Greek tsipouro aperitif from the Thessaly region before the 4.15pm screening of Larissa Confidential.
Tickets at General Admission prices
Fish n' Chips
3.00pm Saturday 20th October
Presented by the Cyprus Community of NSW. Come and enjoy traditional Cypriot mezedes and wine prior to the 4:00pm screening of the film. Tickets at General Admission prices.
Landscape in the Mist – In memory of Theo Angelopoulos
4pm Saturday 27th October
Following the screening join us for a Q & A session with Assoc. Prof Vrasidas Karalis of the Modern Greek Department of the University of Sydney, focusing on the film and its’ recently passed director Theo Angelopoulos.
Tickets at General Admission Prices
3.15pm Saturday 3rd November
Presented by the Panachaian Philanthropical Association “Paleon Patron Germanos”, guests will be immersed in the spirit of the Carnivale of Patras as traditional mezedes and drinks the Patras region is famous for will be served before the 4.15pm screening of Paradise
Tickets at General Admission prices
Greek Student Film Festival
11.30am Sunday 4th November
The Greek Festival of Sydney and the Education Office of the Consulate General of Greece present the NSW Student Film Festival. Short fiction films, animations and documentaries submitted by all NSW primary to tertiary level Modern Greek students and the teachers involved will be screened and awarded
Special Family Screenings
The Canary Yellow Bicycle
12pm Sunday 21st October
11:30am Sunday 28st October
All tickets $10
Single Session Tickets
Adult $18.00 | Concession/ Movie Club $15.00 (per film)
(Eligible Concessions: Palace Movie Club members (max 2), Full-time Students (photo ID required), Senior Citizens, Health Care card holders, Pensioners. The cardholder must present a current ID card in order to gain the concession.)
Multiple Film Passes
5 films pass: $80.00
(Multiple film passes are for separate, pre-selected sessions, valid for one person only. Not valid for opening night, closing night or special screenings.)
$15.00 (per ticket)
For 20 or more tickets to a single, pre-selected session. Not valid for opening night, closing night or special screenings.
Bookings: 02 9346 8798 or email@example.com
Advance Tickets Now On Sale:
IN PERSON – Palace Norton Street Cinemas (99 Norton Street, Leichhardt)
11am- 8.30pm until sold out. There are no booking fees for purchasing at cinemas.
ONLINE - Ticketing are available securely online 24hrs at MCA Ticketing (via http://www.mca-tix.com.au) All major credit cards accepted – booking fees apply ($1.30 per ticket)
BY PHONE- Tickets may be purchased using all major credit cards from MCA TICKETING. Call 1300 306 776 between 9.30am – 5.30pm weekdays, and 9.00am – 11.00am Sat. Booking fees apply: 1-4 tickets - $2.50 per ticket, 5-9 tickets - $2.00 per ticket, 10 or more tickets - $1.30 per ticket. Phone bookings for weekday sessions will cease at 1.00pm on the day of screening. Weekend session bookings will cease at 1.00pm on the Friday before. Tickets booked via telephone online must be collected from the box office no later than 15 minutes prior to the advertised session time of the first session purchased. Please bring appropriate identification.
Palace Cinemas Complimentary tickets and other cinema promotions or ticket offers are not valid for Festival screenings.
All films will commence at the advertised time – please be prompt to avoid disappointment. Doors to the cinema will open approximately 15 minutes prior to the session time. Latecomers may not be admitted.
We anticipate that door sales will be available for most sessions, but this cannot be guaranteed. Festival patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets for their selected sessions in advance to avoid disappointment.
Greek Orthodox Community of NSW
Film Festival Office
T: (02) 9750 0440
Festival Conditions. All Festival films are restricted to persons aged 18years and over, unless specified. This does not necessarily relate to the content of the films, but to the censorship laws regulating festival, as enforced by the Office of Film & Literature Classification. Festival tickets, once acquired, are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced or refunded. Please note that screenings and times are subject to change. All seating is unreserved. All non-English language films screen with English subtitles. The Festival reserves the right to alter the program without notice. Dates, times and programs are correct at the time of publication, but may need to be altered.