The Far South Film Festival congratulates the14 FINALIST films from regional Australian filmmakers selected for screening at the 2023 Far South Film Festival . The Festival will be held in-person this year on Saturday 19 August in Merimbula, NSW at The Picture Showman Cinema.
Finalists selected are:
BANGAY LORE (Drama) - Mullumbimby NSW
CHUM (Comedy) - Broken Hill NSW
CRY OF THE GLOSSY (Documentary) - Jan Juc VIC
DINNER PARTIES (Music Video) - Bulli NSW
FOLLOW YOUR NOSE (Music Video) - Canberra ACT
MINE MINE MINE (Drama) - Corrimal NSW
MOTHER OF SORROWS (Drama) - Port Macquarie NSW
MOURNING COUNTRY (Documentary) - Mollymook Beach NSW
MURPHED (Absurdist/Comedy) - Byron Bay NSW
RETURN SHUTE: THE SURVIVAL OF A SMALL TOWN VIDEO STORE (Documentary) - Urunga NSW
RILEY (Drama/Fantasy) - Charlotte Cove TAS
THERE IS NO FUTURE (SciFi) - Wallagoot NSW
WAITING FOR HEREFORDOT. (Comedy) - Muswellbrook NSW
WHY SO BLUE? (Experimental) - Bega NSW
Tickets for the Far South Film Festival will be on sale later in July.
Finalists will be in contention for the major prize of $1000 for Best Film, and a range of other prize categories, including Best Director, Best Youth Film, Best Performance, Best Use of a Regional Setting and People's Choice Award.
For audiences this is a unique opportunity to see independently produced films from regional filmmakers, whose voices and stories present a different point of view. Attendees can look forward to a variety of films during the Festival screenings with drama, comedy, fantasy, experimental, documentary, and sci fi genres represented. Screening sessions will be followed by Q&As with filmmakers and an Awards Ceremony.
Sponsors are the lifeblood of the Festival-our entire festival team are volunteers. Our revenue streams are ticket sales and sponsorships. Without our valued sponsors, there is no festival.
If you or your business would like to support the Far South Film Festival and regional creatives, select and pay for your sponsorship package now
Tickets will be available to purchase via the Far South Film Festival website. More information about the Film Festival and the individual films are also on the website.