The Real Film Festival returns


Lights, camera, action… the Real Film Festival is back for another year.

With an outstanding line-up of film screenings, guest presenters, workshops and more, the festival is set to be a hit.

Now in its eighth year, the Real Film Festival is one of the community’s favourite events, it defines our regions personality and showcases local and international talent.

“I believe that the Real Film Festival truly celebrates the Hunter region’s unique personality; we love to share stories about local people, discuss our awareness of global issues and celebrate our passion for film,” Real Film Festival Director Annette Hubber said.

Starting on Friday 15 November and concluding on Thursday 5 December, the three weeks will involve 18 workshops, one masterclass, two panel discussions with filmmakers and various film screenings.  

The contemporary programming positions this festival as one of the leading documentary film festivals within Australia.

The event attracts talent from all around the world and it provides incredible opportunities for emerging content creators.

On opening night, the festival will screen Maya Newell’s In My Blood, a film about a 10-year-old child healer who shares his wisdom of the world around him. 

Sophie Hyde’s Animal, Ian Darling’s The Final Quarter, Jason van Genderen’s Lost In The Crowd and others will also be screened

This is a festival for all, anyone from aspiring filmmakers and actors to movie lovers are invited to join in on the action.

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