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Flickerfest 2019 had its launch earlier this week at the exclusive upstairs Bar at Bondi Icebergs.

Invitees had enjoyed canapes and some very fine Black Night cocktails.

Including the appetisers served, our cinematic tastes were teased with the screening of a humorous and delightful 1960’s Batman and Robin short film set on Bondi Beach which is being used to promote the Festival.

As a follow up there was a screening  of a new Gracie Otto short film, a clever and mischievous black comedy, which was screened to very warm applause. Continue reading THE LAUNCH OF FLICKERFEST 2019

2014 Sydney Arts Guide Stage & Screen Awards

Bell Shakespeare's WINTERS TALE  2014 winner - Best stage production
Bell Shakespeare’s WINTERS TALE  2014 winner – Best stage production


Sydney Arts Guide is a key part of stage and film culture, and exists to celebrate the art of performance, in theatres and cinemas.

2014 was a year of amazing diversity, and our twenty accredited specialist reviewers, were all spoiled for choice in the quality of the live theatre performances to be experienced in the City of Sydney, and the suburbs of Sydney.

As the old adage goes, “live theatre is not dead theatre, as there is a different performance to be experienced every night”. Our team of professional reviewers, have each nominated their personal preferences for both theatre and cinema. A small number of movies were nominated out of the hundreds of cinema films that were seen during the last twelve months.

At the end of another outstanding year for the arts in Sydney, on Wednesday 31st December 2014, Sydney Arts Guide announced its 2014 awards in these Stage and Screen categories:-

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