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Only 7 weeks to the Gala Opening in Dendy Opera Quays!

We’re proud to introduce the 2019 Sydney Czech and Slovak Film Festival,

 to be held this year from the 27th to the 31st of March.

Accompanying our feature films, this year, as with previous years, we are also particularly pleased to be able to screen some of the best award-winning shorts such as:

 Fruits of Clouds / Plody mraků 

CZ / 2017 / Director: Kateřina Karhánková

FESTIVALS & AWARDS: CINEKID Best EU Short Animation, Annecy, Milano (SFIFF), Seattle

A short film about adventuring out into the unknown.


 Blueberry Hunt / Hurá na borůvky

CZ / 2017 / Directors: Alexandra Hetmerová & Kateřina Karhánková

FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Zlin 2018 Best Animated Films, Warsaw, Schlingel IFF, CINEKID Amsterdam

Two bear best friend on the hunt for blueberries, they encounter a task that seems impossible to solve.


The Last Bus / Posledný autobus 

SK / 2011 / Directors: Martin Snopek, Ivana Laučíková

FESTIVALS & AWARDS: Clermont-Ferrand ISFF 2012 Winner, Dresden FF 2012 Winner, Edinburgh 2012 Nomination

Animals flee their home in search of safety of the hunters, will they be found?


Yellow / Žltá 

SK / 2017 / Director: Ivana Šebestová

FESTIVALS: Clermont-Ferrand ISFF, Annecy

The story of an opera singer and the joy of freedom of life.


These are just 4 out of the 10 short films that will be screened at this year's festival, keep an eye on our Website,  Facebook and Instagram for more information and the latest news.


  !!!   VOLUNTEER ALERT   !!!  

Do you want to be part of the film festival?

We are looking for information desk assistants, catering staff and ushers.

For your help, you can get free movie ticket/s.

If you are interested in helping out be sure to contact Petr on:



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