1841 2017 Polish Film Festival

Every year Polish filmmakers amaze audience with outstanding, beautifully shot and thought provoking films.

Polish Film Festival in Perth is proud to present for the third time a celebration of exciting Polish cinema in Western Australia and the most comprehensive line up of films to date.

From MARIE CURIE, an inspirational biopic of one of the greatest scientists of all time that will open the 2017 Festival to SPOOR, the Silver Bear winning wintery thriller by the renowned three-time Oscar nominated director Agnieszka Holland, this year's event has something for everyone.

Highlights of 2017 program also include the critically acclaimed debut THE LAST FAMILY, with an endless list of awards received at major national and international film festivals, and AFTERIMAGE, the last film of the late Andrzej Wajda, a master of world cinema, recipient of an Honorary Oscar, the Palme d'Or, as well as Honorary Golden Lion and Golden Bear, who defined Poland as the centre of art-house cinema in Central Europe.

Each film will screen only once, so don’t miss your chance and book your tickets early!

Cinema Paradiso
1479 2017 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

Join us on Thursday, 1 June at Luna on SX (6.30pm) to celebrate 10 years of the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF)!

HRAFF is a not-for-profit arts organisation that explores diverse and inspiring human stories, through mediums of film, art, music and forums.

HRAFF inspires and engages audiences by focusing on social justice and human rights issues with their annual festival, a year-round CineSeeds program, andthrough online networks and partners. HRAFF is an independent organisation which is not aligned or affiliated with any political party or religious group.

In the lead up to its milestone 10th anniversary, HRAFF continues to provide a platform whereby creatives, organisations and the Australian public are brought together bycommon desire to contribute to social change.

Sophisticated, sensitive and surprising. Cinematic gems from Australia’s finest short-filmmakers ...

Alejandra Canales / Australia / 2015 / 11 mins / English / Documentary
Rosie and Eddie are parents changing their community by dedicating their lives to foster care.

Qiu Yang / China and Australia / 2015 / 19 mins / Wu Chinese with English subtitles / Narrative
Two families embroiled in seeking reparation for an incident, unveiling the pressures of class struggle in urban China.

Genevieve Clay-smith / Australia / 2016 / 10 mins / English / Documentary
A poetic, experimental documentary expressing the lived experience of mental illness through interviews and movement.

Thomas Baricevic / Australia / 2015 / 15 mins / English and Dinka with English subtitles / Narrative
Majak, a young refugee set on returning to his mother, finds it difficult to adjust to life in Melbourne after fleeing South Sudan.

Joshua Hoareau / Australia / 2016 / 5 mins / English / Narrative
Two detectives seek justice in this comedy of errors.

Dylan River / Australia / 2015 / 11 mins / 2016 / English / Narrative
“At the home, they told me she was Indian…” A young man’s quest to find out about his late Indigenous mother.

Jessica O’Meara / Australia / 2016 / 11 mins / English / Documentary
Some bonds can’t be broken; a personal documentary exploring the complexities of mental illness with the intimacy of a home movie.

Alex Murawski / Australia / 2016 / 10 mins / English / Narrative
Being a kid is tough, being yourself is harder. In the face of humiliation, Ari finds courage to do just that.

Logan Mucha& Daniel Von Czarnecki / Australia / 2016 / 12 mins / English / Documentary
A look into the lives of four LGBTI families from Australia, demonstrating regardless of identity, love is all you need.

Full: $20
Concession: $18



Screening: Thu 1 Jun
Luna On SX
1063 SCINEMA International Science Film Festival


See SCINEMA 2017 winning films in one evening celebrating science on the big screen


Film lovers and science lovers alike – get along to the SCINEMA 2017 winning films screening. See all eight winning entrants selected from 1,194 entries that celebrate the diversity of science; whether it's the beauty of nature, or the environmental challenges we face on our planet.

'Fascinating, entertaining, stunning - see science in a new light'

SCINEMA is the largest science film festival in the southern hemisphere presented by Australia's Science Channel, supported by Major Sponsor BBC Earth.

Full Festival program and trailers at scinema.australiascience.tv

Presented by Australia's Science Channel.

Screening Cinema Paradiso  June 19. Tickets on sa
le Friday 28th April. BUY TICKETS NOW

FESTIVAL CONTACT: Katherine Roberts, Australia's Science Channel | (08) 7120 8609  | KRoberts@riaus.org.au

Screening: Mon 19 Jun
Cinema Paradiso

Revelation Perth International Film Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2017 from 6-19 July

From humble beginnings it is now a mainstay of the WA arts calendar, attracting over 13,000 patrons viewing over 120 international films.

Revelation also includes industry discussion sessions, live performances, masterclasses, visual art exhibitions and since 2012, an academic component.

Screening: Thu 6 Jul - Wed 19 Jul at:
Luna Leederville
Luna On SX
1188 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2017

More than just Noir, the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival will return to Cinema Paradiso from July 20 to August 2.

The Scandinavian Film Festival is a highly anticipated event on the festival calendar, celebrating the best film from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland. The 2017 website, full-line up of films and tickets will be released mid-June, stay tuned to this page for updates.

For more information and to register for updates visit www.scandinavianfilmfestival.com | Facebook: facebook.com/scandinavianfilmfestival  | Twitter: scandiffau #scandifilmfest

The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival is proudly supported in Perth by The West Australian


Screening: Thu 20 Jul - Wed 2 Aug at:
Cinema Paradiso