Sydney Indie Film Festival - Official Selections 2018by media-90325 | created - 11 Jan 2019 | updated - 16 Jan 2019 | Public
The Sydney Indie Film Festival features some of the best of independent cinema from around the world, including a mix of award winning films and outstanding emerging talent in the film industry. The Festival program screens all genres of films: action, adventure, comedy, family movies, chick flicks, science fiction, thrillers, true stories, animations, documentaries, there is something for everybody! Join us for exclusive red carpet events, watch the movies, meet the filmmakers and participate in the Q&A sessions to find out how they made all the magic happen! The fourth edition Sydney Indie Film Festival (SIFF) will take place from the 22nd of October till the 1st of November 2018 Screening locations: Event Cinemas George St - Festival Space and Lane Cove Libraries. The Sydney Indie Film Festival mission is to unite, inspire & entertain, bringing opportunities for artists & great cultural events for the community.
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1. Point Man (2018)
Not Rated | 107 min | Action
Set in Vietnam in April 1968 - three months after the tide-turning Tet Offensive and one month after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. - Point Man is the story of a U.S. Army fire... See full summary »
2. Bernadette (2018)
In the summer of 1994, an awkward 15 year-old boy enlists the help of the Park District's least valuable employee--a local lothario and suburban legend-- to win the heart of Bernadette, an ... See full summary »
5. Hippopotamus (2020)
77 min | Thriller | Completed
Ruby wakes from a bad dream to find herself in a real life nightmare. She's trapped in a basement, her legs are broken and she can't remember who she is or how she got there. Her kidnapper,... See full summary »
6. I May Regret (2018)
100 min | Thriller
An older woman suffering from dementia is convinced that her young live-in nurse out to kill her and take her life's fortune. But people are not always who we think they are. And dementia ... See full summary »
7. Robin: Watch for Wishes (2018)
80 min | Drama
A man of words is forced to become a man of action as John discovers the secret bucket list of his ill son Robin. The two abscond from the hospital to fulfill the boy's greatest wishes - as the police pursue John for kidnapping.
9. The Decadent and Depraved (2018)
Action, Adventure, Comedy
In a remote and dark place in the outback of Western Australia, the wanted man Leon Murphey (Ben Mortley) leaves his family in a bid to ensure their safety. While being transported by ... See full summary »
10. Ultra Low (2018)
117 min | Drama
A meta drama described as a cross between Clerks and Entourage, following a real-life filmmaking team in an unfiltered look behind the scenes as they struggle to break down the doors of Hollywood.
11. Veneno (I) (2018)
TV-14 | 96 min | Action, Drama, Sport
The origin and rise of the most famous Dominican wrestler of all time, Rafael Sánchez aka Jack Veneno, and his arch-nemesis, José Manuel Guzmán aka Relámpago Hernández.
15. Sylvia (V) (2018)
17 min | Short, Drama
A loving family set off in their car on what seems like a carefree family outing. They sing, stop for ice- creams and play eye-spy. However, it becomes clear that this isn't a happy outing ... See full summary »
16. Apex (III) (2018)
4 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi
"Emergence of a hybrid human-alien consciousness from the void" APEX explores the emergence of a higher life form, the convergence of intelligence and higher consciousness in the primordial... See full summary »
19. Alfred J Hemlock (2017)
14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
When Emily's boyfriend abandons her in the night, her only way home is through an alleyway where she is terrorised by the mysterious entity Alfred J Hemlock.
22. Baby Won't You Please Come Home (2018)
22 min | Short, Drama, Music
Pearl Simmons (Michelle Hurst, 'Orange is the New Black'), an aging jazz singer in brownstone Brooklyn, fights the early stages of Alzheimer's. While she presents a strong front to her ... See full summary »
23. Beats (2018)
8 min | Short, Drama
Gil makes an unplanned trip home to see his fading Pa, who lays motionless in bed. As the past and present begin to blur the saddened reality of the situation must be faced. What happens next is mystical- something bigger than us.
28. Bullies (2018)
28 min | Short, Action, Adventure
Eugene, a shy 10-year-old boy, is bullied every day until he discovers a secret underneath the school that keeps him safe, but there is a price to pay...
31. Cells (II) (2017)
12 min | Short, Thriller
When a reputable doctor finds himself being held captive by a group of masked intruders, he struggles to understand their motives while being forced to answer why billions of dollars go wasted each year in the name of medical research.
32. Colony (2018)
15 min | Short, Sci-Fi
Struggling to survive life in a colony on a foreign planet, a young woman is drawn to the ocean by a sinister creature that promises to help her, but at a terrifying cost.
33. Compatible (II) (2018)
15 min | Short, Drama, Horror
In the immediate future, where technology increasingly invades human existence, the Renewed® company offers personality and interest updates to live connected to the rest of the society.
34. Compulsion (I) (2017)
15 min | Short, Drama
Whilst working late one night, the archetypal office underling 'Felix' stumbles upon the managerial bathroom. Before him is the JX2000, a pristine slice of far eastern technology. Its ... See full summary »
35. Cool Fashion Girls (2018)
Lucy dreams of going to Paris in her Summer holidays but with bad news from the Doctor she can not travel. Her best friends decide if Lucy can't go to Paris they will bring Paris to her and make her dream come true.
36. Coping Mechanism (2017)
10 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi
Ben and Mikaela find themselves on a date. But there's a secret to Ben's lonely existence that only exacerbates his self-sabotaging desperation and threatens to forever prevent him from connecting with another human being.
39. Danse de voyage (2018)
4 min | Short, Adventure
Three young friends from France travelling the world with the help of their passion to dance. Getting inspired by people around them, end up finding peace on the streets of Australia while entertaining public.
40. Dead End (IV) (2017)
19 min | Short, Action, Crime
A contract killer is sent from London to Hong Kong on an assignment with a young hitman, but their plans are derailed when the seasoned killers past leaves both men questioning their motives.
41. Death of an Umbrella Salesman (2018)
19 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Stanley Grimp, a door-to-door umbrella salesman, attempts to make a sale, avoid his alimony-hungry Ex and reconcile how his life turned out this way.
43. Dinner with Friends (2018)
Glamorous housewife Karen hosts a dinner party for her husband's friends and their wives, Willow and Laura, at their beautiful home. After dinner the men step outside for a cigarette, ... See full summary »
44. Earthy Encounters (2018)
25 min | Short, Action, Adventure
15-year-old Kyle believes he can save his dying older brother with a plant he's found at the back of a garden centre. Problem is, there's a shadowy government agency out to destroy it first.
46. Eudaemonia (2018)
A fated mistake leads to a fleeting, chance encounter between a traveler and a reclusive New Yorker. When life takes them in opposite directions, each carries the significance of their shared moment into the future.
48. Fractured (VI) (2017)