Sydney Film Festival, my attendance 2006-2018

Submitted by Rick Eyre on May 31 2019, 7:30 pm

As we await the commencement of the 66th Sydney Film Festival on June 5 2019 - my ninth - here is a list of all the films and related events I have attended since my first festival in 2006. Links to my reviews (some merely tweets) where available:

Sun 11 Jun 2006 A Hero's Welcome GU George St 1430 

Sun 11 Jun 2006 An Inconvenient Truth State Theatre 1755 

Mon 12 Jun 2006 Cinema, Aspirins, Vultures Dendy 1000 

Mon 12 Jun 2006 Across The Bridge GU George St 1 1725 

Tue 13 Jun 2006 El Milagro De Candeal State Theatre 2035 

Thu 15 Jun 2006 With God On My Side (intro w/dir Andrew Denton) 2105 

Sat 17 Jun 2006 Five Days In September State Theatre 1435 

Sun 18 Jun 2006 Le Cercle Rouge State Theatre 1445 

Sun 18 Jun 2006 The War Within GU George St 2 2010 

Fri 23 Jun 2006 October 17 1961 State Theatre 1000 

Sun 25 Jun 2006 The Wind That Shakes The Barley GU George St 2 1630 

 

Sat 07 Jun 2008 All White In Barking Dendy Opera Quays 1000 

Sun 08 Jun 2008 Revue GU George St 1600 

Mon 09 Jun 2008 Hunger State Theatre 1000 

Tue 10 Jun 2008 Encounters At The End Of The World State Theatre 1200 

Thu 12 Jun 2008 The Song of Sparrows State Theatre 1230 

Sat 14 Jun 2008 Stop-Loss State Theatre 1150 

Sun 15 Jun 2008 Lou Reed's Berlin Metro Theatre 2030 

Wed 18 Jun 2008 Up The Yangtze State Theatre 1415 

Sat 21 Jun 2008 Glass: A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts GU George St 1200 

 

Thu 04 Jun 2009 Looking For Eric State Theatre 1000 

Sat 06 Jun 2009 Disgrace State Theatre 1000 (?) 

Sun 07 Jun 2009 Van Dieman's Land GU George St 9 1810 (?) 

Wed 10 Jun 2009 Missing Water State Theatre 1000 

Thu 11 Jun 2009 Oblivion (w/ My Uncle Bluey) State Theatre 1200 

Sat 13 Jun 2009 Wake In Fright State Theatre 1145 

Sat 13 Jun 2009 The Cove GU George St 8 1800 

Sun 14 Jun 2009 Che (Pts 1 and 2) State Theatre 1415 

 

Sat 08 Jun 2013 This Aint No Mouse Music Dendy Opera Quays 2 1145 

Mon 10 Jun 2013 Death Metal Angola Event George St 8 1630 

Wed 12 Jun 2013 The Spirit of '45 Event George St 4 1000 

Sat 15 Jun 2013 Upstream Color State Theatre 1445 

 

Fri 05 Jun 2015 Slow West State Theatre 1200 

Mon 08 Jun 2015 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of National Lampoon Event George St 8 1530 

Tue 09 Jun 2015 Democrats State Theatre 1000 

Fri 12 Jun 2015 The Pearl Button (w/ The Drover's Boy) State Theatre 1200 

Sat 13 Jun 2015 Best of Enemies (w/ The Reagan Shorts) State Theatre 0930 

Sat 13 Jun 2015 A Pigeon Sat On Its Perch Pondering Its Existence Hayden Orpheum 1530 

Sat 13 Jun 2015 Song of Lahore (foll by Q&A with co-director) Event George St 9 1930 

 

Thu 09 Jun 2016  Lo and Behold Reveries of the Connected World State Theatre 1555 

Thu 09 Jun 2016 Elvis & Nixon State Theatre 2040 (preceded short w/appearance performance by star) 

Sat 11 Jun 2016 Goldstone State Theatre 1430 

Sat 11 Jun 2016 Weiner State Theatre 1700 

 

Thu 08 Jun 2017 Untitled State Theatre 1615 

Fri 09 Jun 2017 The Party State Theatre 2120 

Sat 10 Jun 2017 The Levelling Dendy Opera Quays 2 1350 (foll by Q&A with director) 

Mon 12 Jun 2017 The Hidden Fortress Domain Theatre AGNSW 1015 (intro David Stratton) 

Mon 12 Jun 2017 I Am Not Your Negro State Theatre 1825 (foll by Q&A with co-producer) 

Tue 13 Jun 2017 Liberation Day Dendy Newtown 1 1830 

Fri 16 Jun 2017 An Insignificant Man State Theatre 0930 (foll by Q&A with co-director) 

Sat 17 Jun 2017 Sea Sorrow State Theatre 1155 (foll by Q&A with Vanessa Redgrave) 

Sat 17 Jun 2017 Song To Song Event George St 4 1720 

Sat 17 Jun 2017 The Beguiled State Theatre 2040 

 

Wed 06 Jun 2018 Habaneros Event George St 9 1830 

Thu 07 Jun 2018 The Wife State Theatre 2030 

Fri 08 Jun 2018 Don't Worry He Won't Get Far On Foot State Theatre 2035 

Sat 09 Jun 2018 Ex Libris Dendy Opera Quays 3 1000 

Sun 10 Jun 2018 Leningrad Cowboys Go America Domain Theatre AGNSW 1000 (intro David Stratton) 

Sun 10 Jun 2018 The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Ritz Randwick 1500 

Tue 12 Jun 2018 Strange Days Event George St 8 1830 

Fri 15 Jun 2018 Bisbee 17 State Theatre 0930 

Sat 16 Jun 2018 Ian McPherson Lecture: Robert Connolly w/David Stratton Town Hall 1400 

Sat 16 Jun 2018 Blackkklansman State Theatre 1800 

Sun 17 Jun 2018 Manto Dendy Opera Quays 2 1930