Sydney Film Festival 2016

may 12, 2016

From Steven Spielberg's fantasy movie The BFG toa provocative black comedy about the Cronulla riots, Daniel Radcliffe playing a corpse, Mel Gibson as a motorbike-riding tattooist and a "mermaid vampire musical" from Poland.

Gibson plays a grizzled ex-con who has to protect his daughter from drug dealers in Jean-François Richet's Blood Father, with the Mad Max and Lethal Weapon star speaking as a festival guest In Conversation with this writer.

mel gibson blood father sydney film festival 2016

With over 60 years of illustrious history, the Sydney Film Festival is one of the biggest international film events on the Sydney calendar each June. The festival’s current director is Nashen Moodley, and during his first two years at the helm, the Festival grew significantly.

All screenings at the 2016 Sydney Film Festival are now on sale. Please hurry and book yours today to avoid disappointment, as many films do sell out before the festival commences on Wednesday 8 June.

There are over 300 screenings of 244 titles from 60 countries across the twelve days of the festival in ten venues to choose from, so there’s bound to be plenty to suit every taste and interest. See more films and save with a 30, 20 or 10-film Flexipass. You can share them with up to three other people per film.

mel gibson blood father sydney film festival 2016

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