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Sydney Film Festival is back from 8 to 19 June!

This year’s program is filled with 200+ of the boldest, brightest and best movies from around the world, plus talks from filmmakers and special events over 12 days and nights.

Watch the films in the Official Competition, including Del Kathryn Barton's Blaze and 2022 Golden Bear winner, Alcarras. Watch the stars on screen with Good Luck To You, Leo Grande, starring Emma Thompson, and The Forgiven, starring Ralph Fiennes and Jessica Chastain.

With a film to suit everyone’s fancy, find your new festival favourite now.

Benched by Jamila Main is an intimate performance that ruminates on athleticism within a disabled body. Created by a disabled-led creative team, Benched is fully accessible theatre in Sydney.

Learn more here about how you can join Jamila on the bench for joyful and nuanced discussions about disabled bodies.

For your chance to win a double pass to any performance in the season, running 25 to 29 May, email with BENCHED X SEYMOUR in the subject, plus your name and the performance you'd like to attend.

Coming home from her sister’s funeral, Grace decides that at 87 years old… her time has come. She’s done with it all. She’s ready to leave the party.

Featuring Belinda Giblin, Amy Hack, and Jillian O’Dowd, three generations of women face brutal questions of mortality in Ghosting the Party, an uproarious, pitch-black comedy from Melissa Bubnic (Boys Will Be Boys and Beached), with Griffin’s Associate Artist Andrea James in the director’s chair. It's hand on heart and tongue in cheek. Find out more.

To win a double pass to the 7pm performance on Thursday 9 June, please email with SEYMOUR x GHOSTING THE PARTY in the subject line.

Presented by Sydney Theatre Company and on stage until 11 June, Meyne Wyatt’s City of Gold is an electrifying, semi-autobiographical story of a family finding its way through grief and injustice.

A gripping and innovative mixture of uninhibited truth-telling, social satire, and heartbreaking realism, this is Australian theatre at its very finest.

For your chance to win a double pass to any performance from 25 May to 11 June, please email, subject line CITY OF GOLD STC, with your name and performance date preference. A full list of performance dates and times can be viewed here.

Giveaway closes 11:59pm, Sunday 22 May, and winner will be contacted by email shortly afterwards.

The 2022 German Film Festival, presented by Palace Cinemas in collaboration with German Films, hits cinemas this May to June with a standout selection of over twenty films.

The curated programme includes new German cinema direct from European festivals, such as opening night gem A Stasi Comedy, a celebratory retro sidebar including titles such as Run Lola Run and Good Bye, Lenin!, a Kino for Kids selection, and new Austrian and Swiss cinema. 

Find out more and book tickets now.

From outstanding theatre, music and dance to innovative shows for kids, you’ll find something for everyone at the Seymour. Click below to see what’s on.

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