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Sydney Film Festival Comes to Sydney Uni!

FilmSoc presents an afternoon with Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley, who will showcase the diverse range of films to be screened at Sydney Film Festival 2013, from June 5 - 16.

When: Monday 20 May
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Venue: Law Foyer, University of Sydney
Cost: Free
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Short Cuts 1: Quick Talks by Film Addicts

A series of five quirky and engaging talks by film buffs, including Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Department of Art History and Film Studies. Five obsessive cinephiles give a short 15-minute talk about a subject close to their hearts.

When: Friday 7 June, 8:00-10:00 PM
Where: Theatrette, Sydney Film Festival Hub @ Lower Town Hall, 483 George Street (enter on Druitt Street).
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Haifaa Al Mansour Film Screening: Wadjda

The Australian premiere of Haifaa Al Mansour's debut feature, Wadjda, the first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia by that country's first female filmmaker. Al Mansour's appearance at the festival is supported by the University of Sydney.

When: Friday 7 June, 6:00 PM; Saturday 8 June 12:00 PM
Where: State Theatre, 49 Market Street, Sydney
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Haifaa Al Mansour: Apple Store Talk

Pioneering Saudi Arabian director Haifaa Al Mansour returns to Sydney, we she earned a Masters in Film Studies at the University of Sydney, to discuss her feature debut Wadjda, in conversation with Dr Richard Smith.

When: Saturday 8 June, 2:00-3:00 PM
Where: Apple Store Sydney, 367 George St, Sydney
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Short Cuts 2: Quick Talks by Film Experts

A series of four compelling 15-minute talks by experts and academics. Join us for short but highly engaging talks by academics from the University of Sydney. Each talk will be followed by a short discussion with members of the audience.

When: Monday 10 June, 6:00-7:30
Where: Theatrette, Sydney Film Festival Hub @ Lower Town Hall, 483 George Street (enter on Druitt Street).
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Film Introduction and Q + A: Comrade Kim Goes Flying

Associate Professor Judith Keene introduces the first North Korean feature film ever screened at SFF, Comrade Kim Goes Flying. Following the screening Keene will facilitate a Q&A with Director/Producer Nicholas Bonner.

When: Sunday 9 June, 8:40 PM
Where: Event Cinemas George Street 8
Cost: $19.50/$15
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Film Introduction and Q + A: Shopping

Professor Annamarie Jagose introduces the critically acclaimed New Zealand film, Shopping. Following the screening Jagose will facilitate a Q&A with Producer Sarah Shaw and actor Kevin Paulo.

When: Saturday 15 June, 6:40 PM
Where: Event Cinemas George Street 8
Cost: $19.50/$15
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Film Introduction and Q + A: Computer Chess

Dr Bruce Isaacs introduces the hilariously offbeat comedy, Computer Chess. Following the screening Isaacs will facilitate a Q&A with actor Patrick Riester.

When: Sunday 9 June, 1:30 PM
Where: Event Cinemas George Street 8
Cost: $19.50/$15
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Film Introduction and Q + A: Monsoon Shootout

Dr Bruce Isaacs introduces the striking Indian thriller, Monsoon Shootout. Following the screening Isaacs will facilitate a Q&A with Director Amit Kumar.

When: Wednesday 12 June, 4:40 PM
Where: Event Cinemas George Street 4
Cost: $19.50/$15
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Film Introduction and Q + A: Algorithms

PhD Candidate Paul Macovaz introduces the documentary, Algorithms. Following the screening on Sunday 9 June, Macovaz will facilitate a Q&A with Producer Geetha J. and Director Ian McDonald.

When: Thursday 6 June, 6:00 PM; Sunday 9 June, 4:00 PM
Where: Dendy Opera Quays Cinema 2; Dendy Opera Quays Cinema 3
Cost: $19.50/$15
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Film Introduction and Q + A: The Human Scale

Dr Lee Stickells introduces the gripping documentary, The Human Scale. Following the screening Stickells will facilitate a Q&A with Director Andreas Dalsgaard and Producer Signe Byrge Sorensen.

When: Saturday 8 June, 4:35 PM
Where: Event Cinemas Goerge Street 9
Cost: $19.50/$15
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