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THE CELEBS @ SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL 2016

Sydney Film Festival Number 63 has come and gone again for another year. The Festival attracted many celebrities. These are some of my favourite pics.

Mel Gibson
Grainnie Humphreys, Simon Field, Robert Connolly- panelists on the Sydney Film Festival main jury
Judy Davis
Margaret Pomeranz & son Joshua
Ursula Yovich
Ewen Leslie and partner
Jack and Billy Thompson
David Gulpilil
David Stratton
Lord Mayor Of Sydney Clover Moore
Simon Baker & Bryan Brown
Leo & Anne Schofield
Josie Lacey & Walt Secord MP
Damien Walshe-Howling and Hugo Weaving
Dan MacPherson & Brooke Satchwell
Helen and Michael Caton
Gillian Armstrong & Bruce Pleffer
Alex Greewich MP
Tasma Walton
John Jarrett

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival @ Palace Cinemas

Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton, patrons of this year’s Festival

The 26th French Film Festival opens tonight in style at Palaces Verona and Norton Street cinemas with Anna Fontaine’s classy new film  GEMMA BOVARY  starring two of France’s finest actors, Gemma Atherton and Fabrice Luchini.  Fontaine’s film is an adaptation of Posy Simmond’s graphic novel and is a  fresh take on the classic Gustav Flaubert novel.

This year the Festival will screen some 49 movies. With so many films to choose from, and only so much time available, it helps to have some guidance as to what films to select.

In a great initiative, the Festival this year invited our two most famous film critics, David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz, to be patrons of the Festival and asked them to choose their picks from the Festival. This may go some way in helping you to make your choices. Continue reading Alliance Francaise French Film Festival @ Palace Cinemas