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NT Government
Paul Kirby

Minister for Major Events

Media Release

Funding on offer for great Territory events

4 February 2023

Film-fan favourite the Travelling Film Festival (TFF) returns to the Territory this month, with stops in Darwin, Katherine and Alice Springs. With feature films, a documentary and short films, there is something for all lovers of the big screen.

Rising Territory star Pedrea Jackson will attend the opening night Darwin premiere of Sweet As at BCC Cinemas Casuarina on Thursday, 9 February 2023, with the Darwin TFF running until Sunday, 12 February 2023. One of the stars of acclaimed heart-warmer Sweet As, Jackson is an in-demand young actor who recently starred alongside Eric Bana in Blueback.

The Katherine TFF will run from 10-12 February at Katherine Cinema 3, while the Alice Springs event will run from 24-27 February at Alice Springs Cinema.

Other films showing include Oscar-nominated, Sydney Film Festival Prize Winner and Cannes Grand Prix Winner Close, and Cannes Palme d’Or winner and Oscar Best Picture nominee Triangle of Sadness.

The TFF is supported by the Northern Territory Government through the Northern Territory Major Events Company. To view the full program and to buy tickets, visit here

Quotes from Minister for Major Events, Paul Kirby

“We are stoked to see such a great Film Festival come to the Territory, and to have young NT rising star Pedrea Jackson to open the events and present his latest, award-winning film.

“Audiences in Darwin, Katherine and Alice Springs are set for some great cinema entertainment, fresh from the Sydney Film Festival’s renowned program.”

Quotes from TFF Manager, Lisa Kitching:

“We are thrilled to be returning to the Territory in February with such a remarkable set of films for audiences to experience.

“It’s tough to recommend one film over another amidst a program of such calibre, so have a browse and book whatever spikes your interest. Whatever you choose, it won’t disappoint!”

Northern Territory Government

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