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The 12th Annual Byron Bay Film Festival – Day 2

When: October 13, 2018 @ 11:15 am – 10:00 pm
Where: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Day 2 – Saturday 13 October    11.15am – Family Friendly Shorts This selection of short films and animations provide a fun and lively alternative to traditional children’s entertainment. Your kids will get to meet the filmmakers and experience a Q&A. Click HERE for Tickets & More Details    1.00pm – Our Power Our Power explores the socio-economic and environmental issues facing the Latrobe Valley ...

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The 12th Annual Byron Bay Film Festival – Day 3

When: October 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 8:45 pm
Where: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Day 3 – Sunday 14 October    11.00am – A Little Wisdom A Little Wisdom is Mongolian director Yuqi Kang’s intimately observed portrait of orphaned monks living in an isolated monastery in Lumbini, Nepal. Here, in the birthplace of Buddha, we follow the daily routine of five-year-old novice monk Hopakuli, who has been at the monastery since he was two. A ...

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The 12th Annual Byron Bay Film Festival – Day 4

When: October 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Day 4 – Monday 15 October    2.30pm – Backtrack Boys  Rusty, Zach, and Alfie are on a perilous course toward ‘juvey’ until they meet up with a rule-breaking jackaroo, Bernie Shakeshaft, and hit the road with his legendary dog jumping team. This inspiring coming of age story follows the boys as they strive to turn their lives around – and ...

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The 12th Annual Byron Bay Film Festival – Day 5

When: October 16, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Day 5 – Tuesday 16 October    2.30pm – The Foundation of Criminal Excellence  The film portrays the ingenious part of human imagination when most of the resources are cut off by the Iron Curtain. Imant Veide is a successful screenwriter for a TV soap opera with a growing ambition to become recognised and respected. His chance comes when TV orders ...

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The 12th Annual Byron Bay Film Festival – Day 6

When: October 17, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Day 6 – Wednesday 17 October    2.30pm – My Name is Batlır, not Butler (Batlır Degil Bahtli) Hello, my name is Batlır, not Butler. I’m not actually overweight, I just have some excess in a certain area….It is told in Anatolia that, the baby looks like whatever the mother craves for while she is pregnant. My mother craved for watermelon. I ...

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The 12th Annual Byron Bay Film Festival – Day 7

When: October 18, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Day 7 – Thursday 18 October    2.30pm – The Best of All Worlds (Die Beste Aller Welten) Based on a true story, indeed the director’s own story, of a boy growing up in Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart and a hub of high culture – and a teeming underground drug scene. Seven-year-old Adrian’s mother is a heroin addict but despite this ...

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The 12th Annual Byron Bay Film Festival – Day 8

When: October 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Day 8 – Friday 19 October    2.30pm – The Reports on Sarah and Saleem Sarah is Israeli and runs a café in West Jerusalem. Saleem is a Palestinian deliveryman from East Jerusalem. Despite being worlds apart, Sarah and Saleem risk everything as they embark on an illicit affair with potentially catastrophic consequences. When a risky late-night tryst goes awry and ...

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The 12th Annual Byron Bay Film Festival – Day 9

When: October 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Where: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Day 9 – Saturday 20 October    11.00am – Teach A Man To Fish As a fair-skinned Aboriginal man with a Norwegian wife and two kids, award-winning filmmaker Grant Leigh Saunders is still struggling with his identity in middle age. Concerned that he has been away from his home country for 20 years, Saunders seizes the opportunity to quit everything to spend time ...

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The 12th Annual Byron Bay Film Festival – Day 10

When: October 21, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
Where: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Day 10 – Sunday 21 October    11.30am – Life is Sweet (Laef I Swit) 4 young women , goaded one minute and encouraged the next by an androgynous MC , take over a night club to tell the story of Sonia, the group’s lead singer, and Max . Sonia is trapped in an abusive relationship with Max. Through song and dramatic reconstruction ...

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The Herman’s Hermits Story and The Mersey Connection

The Herman's Hermits Story and The Mersey Connection

When: September 22, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Where: Bangalow Bowlo, 21 Byron Bay Rd, Bangalow NSW 2479, Australia

Let us take you back in time as we present some of the Greatest British Hits from an era that is never forgotten. The show opens with the Mersey Connection, who brings you classic hits from bands like, “The Beatles”, “Gerry & The Pacemakers”, “The Shadows”, “The Kinks”, “Manfred Mann” and “The Rolling Stones” to name a few. Then follows ...

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