Peter Garrett & family 71st Sydney FIlm Festival Opening NIght Red Carpet at The State Theatre, Market St, Sydney -Wednesday 5th June, 2024 Photographer:Belinda Rolland © 2024

Event wrap-up: Sydney Film Festival opening night

SFF opens with ‘Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line’ documentary

The 71st Sydney Film Festival opened at the State Theatre on June 5 with the world premiere of Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line. Guests for the opening night gala included Cathy Freeman, April Rose Pengilly, Nash Edgerton, Benedict Wall, Matt Day, Claudia Karvan, Damian Walshe-Howling, Tai Hara, Julian Maroun, Kieran Darcy-Smith, Ed Oxenbould and Danielle Cormack.