Thursday, August 29, 2013

My 2013 Sydney Underground Film Festival Lineup

The 2013 Sydney Underground Film festival is set to take place September 5-8 at the Factory Theatre, Marrickville and tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at

Celebrating the very best of underground, alternate and cult film the festival will feature an eclectic line up of over 30 local and international films. The festival loves pushing the boundaries of convention and is dedicated to advancing the alternate film culture through the promotion of independent, experimental and sometimes controversial films. 

Opening the festival, and accompanied by pizza & drinks is The Dance of Reality, directed by the legendary Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo, The Holy Mountain). It his first feature film in over two decades, fresh from it’s rousing world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.The closing night film is The Canyons, directed by Paul Schrader, written by Bret Easton Ellis and featuring a comeback by Lindsay Lohan that has been drawing a lot of recent attention. The program.

Keep an eye out for my diary coverage of SUFF this year at Graffiti With Punctuation, which will feature short reviews of as many films I can muster and any notable experiences along the way. Here is my proposed schedule:

Thursday 5 September

7.30pm - Opening Night Film + Party - The Dance of Reality 

Friday 6 September 

6.30pm - Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction
8.30pm - Magic Magic

Saturday 7 September

4.30pm - Unhung Hero
6.30pm - Adjust Your Tracking: Untold Story of the VHS Collector
8.30pm - BEST WORST MOVIE BINGO! Birdemic: Shock and Terror

Sunday 8 September

1.00pm - A Band Called Death
3.00pm - Unlawful Killing
5.00pm - The Final Member
7.30pm - Closing Night Film + Party - The Canyons

1 comment:

  1. Really wanted to catch more of these but will be away this weekend. I'm watching Magic Magic but was also keen on some of the shorts screenings