Adelaide Film Festival goes physical for October

Journalist Phill Liggett, the Bangarra Dance Company and explorations of the violence of white settlement will anchor the 2020 edition of the festival.

The Adelaide Film Festival has been in a hard place about COVID-19. Can it afford to miss a year? Will the virus be as ferocious in October?

Despite the odds, Adelaide’s program has taken a deep breath and plunged in with a full film festival event in Australia for 2020. The program is scheduled to run from October 14-25, following on from the Brisbane International Film Festival a few days earlier.

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.