PODCAST| Cristiana Palmieri interviews Nashen Moodley, director of the Sydney Film Festival.
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The festival director Nashen Moodley talks about the extremely challenging times for the film industry, and how the festival arrives as a breath of fresh air after almost four long months of lockdown in Sydney. Nashen explores the festival line-up that this year is complemented by a bespoke program online through SFF On Demand, a virtual offering of 56 feature-length films and 13 shorts from the wider program available to stream nationally from 12-21 November.
This year the festival present 233 films from 69 countries, bringing together hundreds of international and local stories. There are 111 feature films, including prize-winners from prestigious festivals around the world; 50 documentaries tackling crucial contemporary issues from established and upcoming documentarians; and 72 shorts. Of these films almost half are directed or co-directed by woman filmmakers.
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