by GREG KING
The Sydney Film Festival runs from June 7 – June 18. The packed program features Q&As with filmmakers, documentaries, short films, animation programs, retrospective screenings and the Essential Kurosawa program curated by David Stratton, and new films from Terrence Malick, Bong Joon-Ho, Sofia Coppola, Michael Haneke, Kriv Stenders, and a new documentary on Julian Assange from Laura Poitras (Citizen Four, etc). The festival opens with a screening of We Don’t Need A Map, the new film from Warwick Thornton, at the State Theatre. Greg spoke to festival director Nashen Moodley to find out more about what’s on offer.