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Gold Coast Film Festival

Posted by Team APATA | Apr 14, 2021

The annual Gold Coast Film Festival starts today from 14-25 April, 2021 bringing films, panels, Q&As, parties, pop-up cinemas and more to more than 10 venues across the Gold Coast.

For the first time, the 2021 Gold Coast Film Festival will also feature an online digital program of feature films, industry panels and special events – meaning rain, hail, shine or pandemic, you can enjoy the Gold Coast Film Festival either in-person or from the comfort of your couch.

Learn from Australia’s leading producers, writers and directors in intimate seminars and workshops. Be captivated by internationally acclaimed dramas, comedies and genre films, local indie gems, engaging documentaries, family features, and the scariest horror films.

REELLife Panel: Micro Series: Content Creation for the Web and Beyond delves into the revolution of content creation on social media. Gold Coast Film Festival REELLife panels are designed for screen industry professionals and screen students to extend their knowledge and networks. Whether you are a film or TV professional, emerging practitioner, screen student or even a film fan curious about filmmaking, you’ll find a REELLIFE session that will broaden your knowledge, answer your questions, develop your skills or make valuable connections.

Saturday 24 April, 1pm at Home of the Arts and available to view online. Tickets – CLICK HERE

Six Minutes to Midnight: An historical drama starring Dame Judi Dench, SIX MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT sees the very best of the British screen royalty and will have you on the edge of your seat.

In the summer of 1939, school teacher Thomas Miller (Eddie Izzard) takes a last minute role teaching English at a finishing school on the south coast of England. Despite the political storm clouds forming across Europe, daughters of influential families in Nazi Germany learn deportment, Shakespeare and how to be faithful members of Hitler’s League of German Girls. Under the watchful eye of their headmistress Miss Rocholl (Dame Judi Dench), and her devout assistant Ilse Keller (Carla Juri), the girls practice their English and learn how to represent the ideal of German womanhood.
Screening Thursday 15 April at BCC Cinemas Coolangatta, followed by a Morning tea. Also screening Monday 19 April at Home of the Arts
Nowhere Special: A young single father to a 4-year old boy embarks on a mission to find a new family for his son. Screening Friday 16 April and Friday 23 April at BCC Cinemas Coolangatta, and Tuesday 20 April at Home of the Arts.
Get your viewing list sorted whether in person or online and check out the full program HERE

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