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Adelaide Film Festival

Australia
All genres

The biennial Adelaide Film Festival (AFF) is an 11 day celebration of the moving image in all its manifestations. Established in 2002, the AFF is one of Australia's premiere film events, celebrating contemporary screen culture from around Australia and the world. Variety placed it on its list of ‘50 Unmissable Film Festivals’.

The AFF was the first film festival in Australia to establish an Investment Fund (AFFIF). Across five festivals so far, AFFIF commissioned projects have received international and domestic success. They have won 69 international awards and 121 national awards, including at Cannes, Berlin and Sundance Film Festivals.

It offers two cash awards totalling $35,000:-
- The FOXTEL Movies Best International Film Award
- The Flinders University Best Documentary Award

Awards

2018 - Won - Island of the Hungry Ghosts - Flinders University Feature Documentary Award

2018 - Won - Hotel Mumbai - Audience Award - Best Feature Film

2018 - Won - She Who Must Be Loved - Audience Award - Best Documentary

2017 - Won - Sweet Country - Audience Award - Best Feature Fiction

2017 - Won - Jill Bilcock: Dancing The Invisible - Audience Award - Best Documentary

2017 - Won - Oddlands - Audience Award - Best Short Film

2013 - Won - Charlie's Country - Most Popular Feature

2013 - Won - Gallant Captain, The - Most Popular Short

2013 - Won - Once My Mother - Most Popular Documentary

2013 - Won - Blush Of Fruit - Flinders University Documentary Award

2011 - Nominated - Here I Am - Ten Evening News International Award for Best Film

2011 - Nominated - Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure - Ten Evening News International Award for Best Film

2011 - Won - Snowtown - Audience Award

2009 - Won - Samson & Delilah - Audience Award - Best Feature

2009 - Won - Yes Madam, Sir - Audience Award -Best Documentary

2009 - Won - Cat Piano, The - Audience Award - Best Short Film

2007 - Nominated - Home Song Stories, The - Natuzzi International Award for Best Feature Film

2007 - Nominated - Boxing Day - Natuzzi International Award for Best Feature Film

2007 - Nominated - Boxing Day - FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics)

2007 - Nominated - Clubland - FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics)

2007 - Nominated - Lucky Miles - FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics)

2005 - Won - Look Both Ways - Most Popular Audience Award - Feature

2003 - Won - Old Man Who Read Love Stories, The - Audience Award - Rolf de Heer

Screenings

2018 - Made in SA Gala Screening - Wild

2018 - Adelaide Film Festival - Island of the Hungry Ghosts

2018 - Adelaide Film Festival - Hotel Mumbai

2018 - Adelaide Film Festival - She Who Must Be Loved

2018 - Gala Screening - Hotel Mumbai

2018 - Art on Screen Gala Screening - Woman and The Car, The

2018 - Art on Screen Gala Screening - Demonic

2018 - Gala Screening - I Am Mother

2018 - Gala Screening - Nightingale, The

2018 - Gala Screening - She Who Must Be Loved

2018 - Documentary - After the Facts

2018 - World Shorts Package - All These Creatures

2018 - Shorts - Lost and Found

2018 - Made in SA Gala Screening - Way, The

2018 - Made in SA Gala Screening - Davi

2018 - Made in SA Gala Screening - Stone's Throw, A

2018 - Made in SA Gala Screening - Big Nothing, The

2018 - Made in SA Gala Screening - Freedom

2018 - Feature - Acute Misfortune

2018 - International Shorts - Tangles and Knots

2018 - Australian - Act of Love, An

2018 - Documentary - Backtrack Boys

2018 - Virtual Reality - Carriberrie VR - Indigenous Dance and Song

2018 - Special Screenings - Castle, The

2018 - Special Screenings - Look Both Ways

2018 - Special Screenings - Muriel's Wedding

2018 - Special Screenings - Samson & Delilah

2018 - Documentary Competition - Island of the Hungry Ghosts

2018 - Documentary Competition - Happy Sad Man

2018 - Documentary - Dying to Live

2018 - Documentary - Eulogy, The

2018 - Documentary - Finke: There & Back

2018 - Documentary - [CENSORED]

2018 - Documentary - 'I Used to be Normal': A Boyband Fangirl Story

2018 - Documentary - Love in the Time of Antidepressants

2018 - Australian Gala Screening - Pine Gap

2018 - Special Event - Robert McFarlane: The Still Point

2018 - Australian - Terror Nullius

2018 - Virtual Reality - Summation of Force

2018 - International Feature Competition - Emu Runner

2018 - Special Screening - Family Law, The series 3

2018 - Regional Program - Flip Side, The

2018 - Australian - Five Provocations, The

2018 - International Feature Competition - Celeste

2018 - GIFFA: Ghan International Film Festival - Jirga

2018 - Special Screenings - Sunday Too Far Away

2018 - Animated Shorts Package - Passage

2018 - Australian - Bakala

2018 - Shorts - Mutt

2018 - Shorts - Post Mortem Mary

2018 - Laneway Cinema Party - Disco Dykes

2018 - Laneway Cinema Party - Nostos

2018 - Laneway Cinema Party - Robotanist, The

2018 - Laneway Cinema Party - Corpse Slayers 2: Spooky Emperor Zhu

2018 - Australian - Silence's Crescendo

2018 - Australian - Arrival of a Phoenix, The

2018 - Courtyard Cinema Program - Butterfish Mob,The

2018 - Courtyard Cinema Program - Lost Sound, The

2018 - Courtyard Cinema Program - Swimming in Gold

2018 - Courtyard Cinema Program - Seagull

2018 - Courtyard Cinema Program - Elemental

2018 - Laneway Cinema Party - Calling

2018 - Shorts - Konya

2018 - Shorts - Last Time, The

2018 - World Shorts Package - Low Hum, A

2018 - World Shorts Package - They Sleep Inside Your Head

2018 - Made in SA Gala Screening - Small Town P.D

2017 - ADL Film Fest Investment Fund - After the Apology

2017 - ADL Film Fest Investment Fund - Cargo

2017 - ADL Film Fest Investment Fund - F###ing Adelaide

2017 - ADL Film Fest Investment Fund - Guilty

2017 - ADL Film Fest Investment Fund - Sweet Country

2017 - Art on Screen - Brumley's Suitcase

2017 - Art on Screen - Oddlands

2017 - Art on Screen - Remembering Agatha

2017 - ADL Film Fest Investment Fund - Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl, A

2017 - ADL Film Fest Investment Fund - Kill Off

2017 - ADL Film Fest Investment Fund - Making a Mark

2017 - Documentary - Blight

2017 - Documentary - From Under the Rubble

2017 - Documentary - Have You Seen The Listers?

2017 - Documentary - Horror Movie: A Low Budget Nightmare

2017 - Documentary - Jill Bilcock: Dancing The Invisible

2017 - Documentary - MAMIL

2017 - Documentary - My Mother's Lost Children

2017 - Documentary - Namatjira Project

2017 - Documentary - Nobody's Child

2017 - Documentary - Prisoners and Pups

2017 - Documentary - Spookers

2017 - Documentary - Gurrumul

2017 - Documentary - Last Goldfish, The

2017 - Documentary - Pink House, The

2017 - Feature - 1%

2017 - Feature - Bad Blood

2017 - Feature - Flirting

2017 - Feature - Kiki and Kitty

2017 - Feature - Rabbit

2017 - Feature - Tracker, The

2017 - Feature - Well, The

2017 - Special Event - Life of Harry Dare, The

2017 - Shorts - After All

2017 - Shorts - Terrible Beauty, A

2017 - The Manhattan Room - Time for Reflection, A

2017 - Shorts - Khalik Family Kite,The

2017 - Shorts - Brown Lips

2017 - Shorts - Coat of Arms

2017 - Shorts - Fysh

2017 - The Manhattan Room - Iron Child

2017 - Shorts - I Will Treasure Your Friendship

2017 - Shorts - Smashed

2017 - The Manhattan Room - Talk to Me

2017 - Shorts - Tasty

2017 - Shorts - Knife Salesman, The

2017 - Shorts - Walter

2017 - Shorts - Wolfe

2017 - Shorts - Passengers

2017 - Shorts - Sengatan

2017 - Shorts - Water

2017 - Feature - Here I Am

2017 - Virtual Reality - Summation of Force

2017 - AFTRS International VR Award - Once Upon a Time in the Western Suburbs

2017 - AFTRS International VR Award - Extraction, The

2017 - Adelaide Film Festival - Sweet Country

2017 - Adelaide Film Festival - Jill Bilcock: Dancing The Invisible

2017 - Adelaide Film Festival - Oddlands

2015 - Kids - Bunny New Girl

2015 - Australian Showcase - 12 Steps

2015 - Gala Screening - Month of Sundays, A

2015 - Once Was Water - Another Country

2015 - Virtual Reality - Assent

2015 - Special Event - Bad Boy Bubby

2015 - Australian Showcase - Beast

2015 - Once Was Water - Beauty as Seen by a Beast

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Caravan

2015 - Taste - Central Texas Barbecue

2015 - Made in SA - Criticism

2015 - Screen Worship - Death of a Chook

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Drover's Boy, The

2015 - Made in SA - Enfilade

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Ernie Biscuit

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Face of Ukraine, The: Casting Oksana Baiul

2015 - Sport - Fairless

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Family, The

2015 - Cinémathèque - Farmer's Cinematheque, The

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Flat Daddy

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Gaia

2015 - HIVE - Girl Asleep

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Goodnight Sweetheart

2015 - Australian Showcase - Grace Under Water

2015 - Opening Night Gala - Highly Strung

2015 - NFSA Restores - Howling III: The Marsupials

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Karroyul

2015 - Adelaide Film Festival - Let's Dance: Bowie Down Under

2015 - Feature Competition - Looking for Grace

2015 - Adelaide Film Festival - Michelle's Story

2015 - Made in SA - Mood Machine

2015 - Made in SA - My Best Friend Is Stuck on the Ceiling

2015 - Made in SA - My Little Sumo

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Nineteen

2015 - Australian Showcase - Now Add Honey

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Nulla Nulla

2015 - Adelaide Film Festival - Only the Dead

2015 - Illusions of Life - Orchestra, The

2015 - Adelaide Film Festival - Oscar Wilde's the Nightingale and the Rose

2015 - Australian Showcase - Pack, The

2015 - Documentary Competition - Remembering the Man

2015 - Gala Screening - Sam Klemke’s Time Machine

2015 - Documentary Competition - Sherpa

2015 - Australian Showcase - Silences, The

2015 - World Shorts - Single Body, A

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Slingshot

2015 - Adelaide Film Festival - Smut Hounds

2015 - Special Event - Songman

2015 - Gala Screening - SPEAR

2015 - NFSA Restores - Starstruck

2015 - NFSA Restores - Storm Boy

2015 - International Feature Competition - Tanna

2015 - Australian Showcase - Dressmaker, The

2015 - Cinémathèque - These Heathen Dreams

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Three Photographers

2015 - Made in SA - Too Dark

2015 - Adelaide Film Festival - Trent Parke: The Black Rose

2015 - World Shorts - Under the Sun

2015 - Made in SA - Upside Down Feeling

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Walk

2015 - Tactile Visions - Watercourse

2015 - Art and the Moving Image - Way of the Ngangkari, The

2015 - Made in SA - What We Know

2015 - Australian Shorts Collection - Yia Yia (grandmother)

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Bonny Doon

2013 - Little Miss Crossover - Peleda

2013 - Hive - I Want To Dance Better At Parties

2013 - Hive - Tender

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Charlie's Country

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Gallant Captain, The

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Once My Mother

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Blush Of Fruit

2013 - Kindred Spirits - Charlie's Country

2013 - Afterlife - Darkside, The

2013 - Crimes & Misdemeanours - Broken Shore, The

2013 - Kindred Spirits - 52 Tuesdays

2013 - Afterlife - One Eyed Girl

2013 - Am I Man Enough? - All This Mayhem

2013 - It’s Yesterday’s Light Shining Today - Muriel Matters!

2013 - Kindred Spirits - Sons & Mothers

2013 - Afterlife - Patrick

2013 - Am I Man Enough? - These Final Hours

2013 - Australian Heat - Ngurrumbang

2013 - Australian Heat - Summer Suit

2013 - Australian Heat - Hunter, The

2013 - Kindred Spirits - Blush Of Fruit

2013 - Kindred Spirits - Buckskin

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Faraways

2013 - For The Family - Gallant Captain, The

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - I'm the One

2013 - Kindred Spirits - Once My Mother

2013 - Once Was Water - Pablo's Villa

2013 - Special Event - Redfern Now series 2

2013 - Little Miss Crossover - Ringbalin: River Stories

2013 - Made In SA - Sleight of Hand

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Snowblind

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Spine

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Thin Air

2013 - Am I Man Enough? - Uncharted Waters: The Personal History of Wayne Lynch

2013 - Am I Man Enough? - Vasectomist, The

2013 - Little Miss Crossover - Wastelander Panda

2013 - Made In SA - Welcome to Iron Knob

2013 - Made In SA - Who Owns the Street?

2013 - The Beat Goes On - Wrong Side of the Road

2013 - Afterlife - Dead Speak Back, The

2013 - Made In SA - Pale Blue Dot

2013 - Australian Heat - River Water

2013 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Martyr, The

2013 - Special Event - Tracks

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Here I Am

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Hail

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Here I Am

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Snowtown

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Magic Harvest

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Stunt Love

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Mrs Carey's Concert

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Danger 5 series 1

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Tall Man, The

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Life In Movement: The Tanja Liedtke Story

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Kiss, The

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Palace, The

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Thing About Dolphins, The

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Toot Toot

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Moment, The

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Snowtown

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Strange Birds in Paradise - A West Papuan Story

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Bikes and Broken Bones

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Facing the Music

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Last Wave, The

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Murundak: Songs Of Freedom

2011 - F4 - Something to Tell You

2011 - F4 - Barefoot in the Afar

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Orchids

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Griff The Invisible

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Mad Bastards

2011 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Dragon Pearl,The

2011 - Shaken & Stirred - Nullarbor

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Fokker's Mountain Path

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Samson & Delilah

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Yes Madam, Sir

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Cat Piano, The

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Bully, The

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Across the Plateau

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Ahmad's Garden

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Ali & The Ball

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Beautiful

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Black Robe

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Bully, The

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Cat Piano, The

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Chicken Of God

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Closed for Winter

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Crossbow

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Fokker's Mountain Path

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - fOUR

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Funk, The

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Good Man, A

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - It's Raining Pleasure

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Italian Spiderman

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Jerrycan

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Last Ride

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Love Market, The

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Lucille

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Lucky Country

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Past Midnight

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Necessary Games

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Miscreants of Taliwood, The

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - My Tehran For Sale

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - My Year Without Sex

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Necessary Games

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - One Shoe Short

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - RAMONES Are Not Dead

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Salt

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Samson & Delilah

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Schadenfreude

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Solo

2009 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Chicken Of God

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Lucky Miles

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Dr Plonk

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Boxing Day

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Home Song Stories, The

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Call Me Mum

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Clubland

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Court of Lonely Royals

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Modern Love

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - West

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - What The Future Sounded Like

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Words from the City

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Forbidden Lie$

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Kalaupapa Heaven

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Feet Unbound

2007 - Animation shorts - Sweet & Sour

2007 - Animation shorts - Gargoyle

2007 - Animation shorts - Luminary, The

2007 - Animation shorts - Matilda

2007 - Shorts with features - 3494 Houses + 1 Fence

2007 - Shorts with features - Shift in Perception, A

2007 - Shorts with features - On the Other Ocean

2007 - Shorts with features - Present, The

2007 - Made in SA - Spike Up

2007 - Made in SA - Swing

2007 - Made in SA - My Last Ten Hours With You

2007 - Snapshot - Breathe

2007 - Snapshot - Brother

2007 - shorts - Look Sharp

2007 - Snapshot - Small Boxes

2007 - Snapshot - This King Of Thing

2007 - Snapshot - Half Windsor

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Home Song Stories, The

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Boxing Day

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Boxing Day

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Clubland

2007 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Lucky Miles

2007 - shorts - Look Sharp

2005 - Feature - Look Both Ways

2005 - Feature - Human Touch

2005 - Feature - Illustrated Family Doctor, The

2005 - Feature - Jewboy

2005 - Feature - Peaches

2005 - Feature - Look Both Ways

2005 - Shorts: Dance on Film - Nascent

2005 - Documentary - Beyond Sorry

2005 - Documentary - Cannibal Tours

2005 - Documentary - Life and Legacy of Spike Milligan, The

2005 - Documentary - Knot at Home

2005 - Documentary - Land Mines - A Love Story

2005 - Documentary - Ok, Let's Talk About Me

2005 - Documentary - Good Woman Of Bangkok, The

2005 - Documentary - Hidden History of Homosexual Australia, The

2005 - Documentary - Ister, The

2005 - Animation Shorts - After Dolly

2005 - Shorts - Alice

2005 - Shorts - And One Step Back

2005 - Made in SA Shorts - Azadi

2005 - Animation Shorts - Birthday Boy

2005 - Made in SA Shorts - Carcass

2005 - Shorts - Deluge

2005 - Shorts - Everything Goes

2005 - Made in SA Shorts - Frames

2005 - Made in SA Shorts - Fritz Gets Rich

2005 - Shorts - Fuel

2005 - Shorts - Get in the Car

2005 - Animation Shorts - It's Like That!

2005 - Animation Shorts - Lucky For Some

2005 - Made in SA Shorts - Man Janson

2005 - Shorts - Mona Lisa

2005 - Shorts - Most Respected Uncle Doug

2005 - Made in SA Shorts - Moustache

2005 - Shorts - My Beijing Friend

2005 - Shorts - Palermo: 'History' Standing Still

2005 - Shorts - Sweetheart

2005 - Shorts - Fall From Matavai, The

2003 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Human Contraptions

2003 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Projectionist, The

2003 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Old Man Who Read Love Stories, The

2003 - Adelaide International Film Festival - Old Man Who Read Love Stories, The