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Veterans Film Festival

November 3, 2022 - November 6, 2022

The 7th Veterans Film Festival launches in Sydney at Hoyts EQ and AFTRS, showcasing a program of recent work for, by and about veterans and veteran-themed stories.

Apple Original film Causeway, starring and produced by Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, will have its Australian Premiere as the opening night film in the presence of Festival patrons, their Excellencies, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Mrs Linda Hurley..

The program feature three days of fiction and documentary, features and shorts, as well as a masterclass with director Bruce Beresford, among other special events.

On the program is documentary The Skin of Others profiling the life of Aboriginal soldier and journalist Douglas Grant from WWI and Stan Original Film Transfusion starring Sam Worthington as a former Special Forces operative.

There will also be a retrospective of Beresford’s films Breaker Morant, Paradise Road and Ladies in Black, alongside Bill Bennett’s A Street To Die including an in conversation event with its star Chris Haywood.

Highlights also include French film War Trap, the Ari Folman-directed animated feature Where is Anne Frank?, Australian documentary The Healing by Nick Barkla and Canadian drama feature The Ace and the Scout.

Shorts include War Games, Ride Away, The Long River Home, Barrier and from female filmmakers, The Soft-Skinned and Freedom Swimmer which will be complemented by the animations The Sprayer and Balance, both from Iran, and Ukraine’s highly current Life and Death.

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November 3, 2022
November 6, 2022
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Hoyts Entertainment Quarter
14/17 Bent St
Moore Park, NSW 2021 Australia
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