CinefestOZ acknowledges the Wardandi and Piblemen people, the spiritual and cultural custodians of this land on which we live and work. We honour and respect the significant role First Nations people play in our community and in guiding us and allowing our festival to flourish.
Join us for CinefestOZ Albany 2021
CinefestOZ Albany will take place from 29 April to 1 May, allowing a new audience of film lovers to experience a taste of what those in the South West have been enjoying for the past 13 years.
Film lovers in the Great Southern and throughout WA are being advised to mark a new date in their calendar with the launch of CinefestOZ Albany.Albany locals are being encouraged to invite friends and family to join them in the beautiful Great Southern for three days of premiere film screenings and special events in the region’s cinemas and picturesque venues, where they will get the chance to rub shoulders with filmmakers and special guests.The City’s recently refurbished Town Hall will serve as the Festival hub while CinefestOZ’s strong partnership history with Orana Cinemas will continue through to CinefestOZ Albany.CinefestOZ has been working with the City of Albany for several years to ensure the delivery of a festival relevant to the local community and attractive to all attendees. CinefestOZ Albany is set to benefit dozens of local businesses, venues, accommodation providers, food and beverage supplies along with the local film industry and emerging practitioners.
CinefestOZ Albany 2021 program will feature the following unique and immersive film experiences:
- Opening and Closing Night events
- Free community screenings
- A Short Film set
- Incorporate the Cinesnaps schools program, which offers extraordinary opportunities through a program of carefully selected films, visiting filmmakers, online film content and an exciting Short Film Competition.