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Sydney Special Events


We will open the festival with Jeanette Nordahl’s thrilling Danish noir WILDLAND preceded by a reception including Nordic flavours, wine, Carlsberg beer & mocktails.

Palace Norton Street
Tuesday 23 Nov
6:30pm arrivals for 7:00pm film

Sparkling Screenings

Join us for a special screening of the star-studded Finnish delight GAMES PEOPLE PLAY including a glass of sparkling wine or mocktail, a popcorn and a Marimekko tote bag.


Palace Central
Wednesday 1 Dec
7.15pm Arrivals for 7.30pm film.

MORNING TEA: Presented by Young at Heart Seniors Film Festival & Feros Care

Join us for a morning tea screening of GRANDMA HOFI with your choice of tea or coffee, plus Danish pastries and popcorn courtesy of Feros Care.

Feros Care

Palace Norton Street
Friday 3 Dec
10:30am Arrivals for 11:00am film

Closing Night Cocktail

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its release and remembering Swedish acting legend Max von Sydow, we’re closing our festival with THE EMIGRANTS. Join us before the film for Scandi cocktails, mocktails and Carlsberg beer.

Palace Norton Street
Wednesday 15 Dec
6:30pm Arrivals for 6:45pm film

Please note: there are no afterparties this year and all event sessions have been priced accordingly. All sessions will start at the advertised session time so please arrive early to visit the bar before you take your seat. Sessions are staggered and seating is capped according to the restrictions in each city and events sell out in advance so book early to avoid disappointment. If a session reaches capacity another staggered session may be added. Be sure to follow the REGISTER FOR UPDATES link on the left so you don’t miss out on news about extra event sessions, encore screenings and other festival news.