Excellent adaptations abound in this year’s Sydney Film Festival program, including Last Cab to Darwin, The Secret River and Holding the Man, which have been translated from the stage or the page to the big screen.
Screen NSW and Sydney Film Festival have joined forces to present an industry-only talk about this new crop of film adaptations. The filmmakers and writers will appear at a panel discussion about this hot phenomenon in Australian filmmaking on Friday 12 June at the Festival Hub, Sydney Town Hall.
The Secret River
Screenwriters Jan Sardi and Mac Gudgeon, playwright Andrew Bovell, director Daina Reid, producer Stephen Luby, and actor Trevor Jamieson
Last Cab to Darwin
Director (stage and screen) Jeremy Simms and playwright and screenwriter Reg Cribb
When: Friday 12 June, 2:30pm
Where: Festival Hub, Sydney Town Hall (entr. Druitt St)
For more information and tickets, visit the Sydney Film Festival website.
Presented by Screen NSW and Sydney Film Festival, and supported by the Australian Writers’ Guild.