Sydney Film Festival joins Cannes, Sundance and more for massive digital global film festival
28.04.2020

Sydney Film Festival joins Cannes, Sundance and more for massive digital global film festival

Words by Kate Streader

The ten-day festival will raise funds for the World Health Organisation COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

Next month, Sydney Film Festival will join major film festivals from around the world for We Are One: A Global Film Festival.

Comprising over 20 of the world’s most renowned film festivals, including Cannes Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Venice Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival, the ten-day event will bring together an international community of storytellers.

We Are One will screen exclusively on YouTube, with audiences around the world able to tune into the digital program for free. Featuring films, shorts, documentaries, music, comedy and conversations, the festival is set to be an absolute treat for cinephiles.

“Sydney Film Festival looks forward to presenting Australian cinema in this global arena, and to bring joy and entertainment to audiences in need of relief,” said SFF Festival Director, Nashen Moodley.

“Over the past 67 years, SFF has been a platform for discovery, discussion, shared experiences and the exchange of ideas through film. In this challenging and uncertain climate, film is more vital than ever – bringing people together, online, to collectively explore the world and our times,” added Moodley.

The full program will be revealed closer to the festival’s commencement. We Are One encourages donations to the World Health Organisation COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund to provide relief to those affected by coronavirus.

We Are One: A Global Film Festival runs from May 29 until June 7 at Youtube.com/WeAreOne. Find out more here

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