This fortnight of CBR vibe is loaded with open air cinemas, Belco pride and high tea!
Wednesday, November 2
Canberra’s one and only filmmaker open mic night! Come and enjoy locally made films of 2mins or less with a “spooktacular” theme. Films, trivia and good times!
Friday, November 4
With warmer weather on the horizon, we can expect more outdoor screenings in festive places. This will be the first open air cinema screening at the Belconnen Markets and should be a great event for the whole family.
Sunday, November 6
Running for two days only, Dendy is bringing this delightful event of enjoying a dreamy film and dining in high fashion. Sounds delish!
Closing out this year’s festival will be the screening of ‘Cinema Travellers’, the film is a testament to the power of cinema and follows three unlikely heros as they bring their craft to India’s poorest people. Join film lovers and filmmakers alike for a drink or two to celebrate another successful year of CIFF.
Tuesday, November 8
Celebrating 50 years of Belconnen, Belco Flicks returns for this special occasion with fourteen short films from local filmmakers. Screening among the selection will be the world premiere of short comedy The Surveyors as well as Simon Cunich’s acclaimed documentary ‘Maratus’. The event is free but you’ll need to RSVP by Friday 4th.
Thursday, November 10
For the first time ever, JIFF will be coming to Canberra! With a staggering 68 film premieres from all walks of life this festival is sure to impress. The festival will take place over two weekends at Dendy.
Friday, November 11
In case you don’t manage to get to any other outdoor screenings this week, make sure you save the date for this one. Set in the beautiful Botanic Gardens, Sunset Cinema will be bringing some great films over the coming weeks.
Returning for its sixth year, the IFFA is a celebration of film and culture with a collective of powerful stories. The festival runs over a weekend and brings with it some hotly talked about films.
Saturday, November 12
An outdoor screening in the country with stalls providing local food and wine sounds like a pretty good excuse for a short drive to us. A free event, the film screening will be ‘Burnt’ starring Bradley Cooper with entertainment following.