The 61st Sydney Film Festival has announced 32 films in this year’s event in advance of the full program launch.
This teaser list includes a 40th anniversary screening ofTexas Chain Saw Massacreon Friday June 13 at the Skyline Drive-In, an eight film retrospective on maverick American filmmakerRobert Altman, and a specially curated photographic exhibition calledRosebudby Australian photographerHugh Hamilton.
There are also documentaries, includingIs The Man Who Is Tall Happy?,The Unknown KnownandNelson Mandela: The Myth And Me;some out-there travel adventures with films likeFrank,Ukraine Is Not A BrothelandPulp;sexy physics inParticle Fever;teenage punks inWe Are The Best; and an Indian love story inThe Lunchbox.
Sydney Film Festival will screen across the city at the State Theatre, Event Cinemas George Street, Dendy Opera Quays, the Art Gallery of NSW, Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace Cremorne, the Apple Store, Grasshopper Lounge, SFFTV at Martin Place, Skyline Drive-In, and the Festival Hub at Town Hall.
The full Sydney Film Festival program will be announced onWednesday May 7at 10am.