WA’s CinefestOz announces full program, Nadia Tass heads Jury

The full 2021 program for CinefestOZ has just been announced, with 17 world premieres and four Australian premieres.
Facing Monsters, showing at CinefestOz

CinefestOZ Film Festival (25 – 29 August) gets our vote as the festival most likely to run as normal, with the South Western Australian fest happening in the safest state around. Exactly how many of the non-WA filmmakers be will be able to attend the premieres of their films remains to be seen.

The opening night film is pretty safe, with the WA-made surfing documentary Facing Monsters, directed by Bentley Dean and produced by Chris Veerhuis, having its world premiere in Margaret River.

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Rochelle Siemienowicz is a journalist for Screenhub. She is a writer, film critic and cultural commentator with a PhD in Australian cinema. She was the co-host of Australia's longest-running film podcast 'Hell is for Hyphenates' and has written a memoir, Fallen, published by Affirm Press. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram

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