TFF 2018

TFF 2018

The Travelling Film Festival is returning to Tamworth with another fantastic line-up of films! These can be viewed further down the page.
The TFF has been bringing the best on screen to regional Australia since David Stratton founded it in 1974.

This year's festival runs from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th March.
Tickets are on sale now, click the session times below to purchase tickets to individual sessions.

Ticket prices for the TFF are:

  • Adult - $14
  • Concession* - $12
  • Child - $10

We also have 5-film and 9-film Flexipasses for the Festival are available for purchase at a discounted rate at the cinema.

5-film Flexipasses do not have to be redeemed immediately after purchase, but must be redeemed before watching a movie.
9-film Flexipasses will need to be redeemed for nine movie tickets immediately after purchase, so please have your selection ready for cinema staff.
Unfortunately, flexipasses can only be redeemed once per film.

  5-film Flexipass

  • Adult - $53
  • Concession* - $48

9-film Flexipass

  • Adult - $81
  • Concession* - $72


*when presented with I.D. upon request by cinema staff.
See our Prices and Deals page for a list of valid Concession I.D. 

For more information, check out the official website for the Travelling Film Festival, or keep updated on their Facebook page.


The Travelling Film Festival acknowledges the financial assistance of Screen Australia and the New South Wales Government through Create NSW and is supported by media partner ABC New England North West, and Distinguished Partner Princess Cruises.

  • Runtime: 106 Minutes
    Starring: Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Sting, Michael Hohnen, Mark Grose
    Language: English & Yolŋu Matha (with English subtitles)
    **Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this film contains images and voices of people who have died.** Celebrated by audiences at home and abroad, Indigenous artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu was one of the most important and acclaimed voices to ever come out of Australia. Blind from birth, he found purpose and meaning through songs and music inspired by his community and country on Elcho Island in far North East Arnhem Land. Living a traditional Yolngu life, his breakthrough album ‘Gurrumul’ brought him to a crossroads as audiences and artists around the world began to embrace his music.
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  • Runtime: 120 Minutes
    Starring: Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Sparrok, Maj-Doris Rimpi, Julius Fleischanderl, Olle Sarri
    Language: Swedish & South Sámi (with English subtitles)
    The moving story of a reindeer herding Sámi girl who severs ties with her family and her culture. An award-winner and hit at the Toronto, Sundance and Venice Film Festivals. Elle Marja is a 14-year-old girl growing up in 1930s Sweden at a time when the indigenous Sámi people were highly discriminated against. Elle is bright and ambitious, but finds herself stymied. When she is humiliated at her school and forced to endure race biology examinations, she becomes determined to build a new life for herself. To do so, she will have to take on a new identity, one that distances herself from her community and her culture.
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  • Runtime: 114 Minutes
    Starring: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Aline Küppenheim
    Language: Spanish (with English subtitles)
    A compassionate portrait of the day-to-day challenges of transgender life, but cast aside any expectations of a tragic outsider wallowing in victimhood. Santiago bar singer Marina Vidal, is headstrong, vivacious, confident and beautiful. After her much older lover, Orlando, dies suddenly, Marina wants to grieve just as anyone would. When met with suspicion and prejudice by authorities and Orlando's family, Marina boldly steps forward to expose the banality of intolerance and prove that she is, indeed, a fantastic woman.
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  • Runtime: 117 Minutes
    Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Fantine Harduin, Toby Jones
    Language: French (with English subtitles)
    A middle-class family living in Calais deal with a series of setbacks while paying little attention to the grim conditions in the refugee camps within a few miles of their home.
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  • Runtime: 116 Minutes
    Starring: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend
    Language: English
    Based on the graphic novel by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, the drama is set in the days following the Russian leader's stroke in 1953 as his core team of ministers tussles for control.
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  • Runtime: 99 Minutes
    Starring: Agnès Varda, JR
    Language: French (with English subtitles)
    Agnès Varda, whose unique cinematic vision since the 1950s has earned her a loyal following of enthusiastic cinephiles around the world, and the iconic photographer/muralist JR, boasting over a million followers on Instagram, have more in common than one might imagine. Both share a lifelong passion for images and how they are created, displayed, and shared. Agnès chose to explore her passion through cinema and documentary, JR through his emotionally arresting open-air photo installations. When JR, a long-time fan, went to meet Agnès at her home on Rue Daguerre, they both knew immediately they wanted to work together. This film documents their heartwarming journey through rural France and the unlikely, tender friendship they formed along the way.
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  • Runtime: 128 Minutes
    Starring: Pio Marmaï, Ana Girardot, François Civil
    Language: French (with English subtitles)
    Jean left his hometown ten years ago. When his father falls ill, he comes back and reunites with his sister Juliette and his brother Jérémie. As seasons go by around their vineyard, they'll have to trust each other again.
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  • Runtime: 126 Minutes
    Starring: Alexandra Borbély, Morcsányi Géza, Réka Tenki, Ervin Nagy, Zoltán Schneider
    Language: Hungarian (with English subtitles)
    Endre is the director of a Budapest abattoir. Slightly grizzled, he seems to have lived an eventful life that has eventually come to a stage of solitude. When Maria begins working as a quality controller at his company, Endre is clearly attracted to her. Their interactions, however, are extremely awkward. By chance, the two discover that each night they share exactly the same beautiful dream of a pair of deer frolicking in the woods. Despite their incredulity, they feel compelled to attempt a romance to match their shared visions, but real life proves more difficult.
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  • Runtime: 89 Minutes
    Starring: Patricia Clarkson, Cillian Murphy, Timothy Spall, Kristin Scott Thomas, Bruno Ganz
    Language: English
    Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.
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