The CinefestOZ 2016 program is now available, with just over a fortnight before the festival begins. This year, there will be 82 films screening with 15 films having their Australian premiere, and more than 110 events set to take place at over 68 venues and spaces across WA’s South West.
Among the talent appearing at this year’s festival is multi-award winning novelist, playwright, television writer, screenwriter and lyricist Ben Elton (Upstart Crow); comedian, screenwriter and director Tim Ferguson (Film Prize Finalist Spin Out); Logie winning actor Lincoln Lewis (Spin Out); actress, director and writer Matilda Brown (The Death and Life of Otto Bloom); actor and writer Matthew Whittet (Girl Asleep) alongside one of Australia’s greatest and most-loved actors Magda Szubanski plus many more. They join award-winning Australian feature film and documentary director Gillian Armstrong, who is the 2016 Jury Chair. Read more here.