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Glenelg Film Festival - 2024 Annual Festival / Awards Event
Glenelg Film Festival - 2024 Annual Festival / Awards Event
23 Mar 2024, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Colley Reserve,
Colley Terrace, Glenelg SA 5045, Australia

23 MARCH 2024
2pm to 10pm

An annual outdoor cinematic celebration of film at Colley Reserve, Glenelg


We invite you to come along to our evening program starting at 7pm (no ticket required). Limited seating available - first in, first serve - HOWEVER, please feel free to bring your own deck chair / picnic blanket / rug / bean bag / blanky - whatever makes you comfy!


The evening will commence with an opening of acknowledgement of Country, a speech from Holdfast Council Mayor, Amanda Wilson, followed by a pilot episode premiere of 'MERCZ'. The Awards ceremony will then proceed with a viewing of the winning short films selected over 6 categories. 


Interval performance by renowned musical cabaret performer David Gauci.

From 2pm to 7pm at Colley Reserve, enjoy a family-friendly day (no ticket required) full of exciting performances and activations from the likes of:

  • Troy Anderson acoustic singer/guitarist

  • Fusions Beats Bollywood Dance

  • Dusty Feet Mob

  • Precizion Dance Troupe

  • Star Wear Live Mannequin installation

  • Atlas Film Fight Choreography

  • Roving character performers

Stalls from: 

  • Beach Burrito

  • Five Eleven Distilling

  • Star Wear Status

  • Academy of Interactive Entertainment 

  • Flinders Uni 

  • Suju designs

  • Henna by Sidhi

  • Dusty Mob / KT Aboriginal Art / Evanna Williams Aboriginal Art

  • Kismet Drama

  • Special Effects makeup from Media Makeup

*The seasons' industry professionals and audience votes have recognised 14 films, automatically advancing them to the finals. Previews of these selected films will be screened at the Glenelg Film Festival Annual Event and Awards Ceremony. A maximum of six films will emerge as winners, to be screened on the open-air cinema upon the announcement of their respective categories. The annual event judges will assess entries based on the following criteria: Best Film, Cinematographer, Actor, Sound, Art Department, and Director to be announced on Saturday, 23 March 2024.

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