The Setting Sun Film Festival

The Setting Sun Film Festival

The Setting Sun Film Festival

Setting Sun Film Festival


Eleventh Annual Setting Sun International Film Festival 2024

Eleventh Annual Setting Sun Film Festival 9-20 May 2024

Welcome to the 11th annual Setting Sun International Film Festival. This year, you can look forward to enjoying some great films from any of our 16 sessions. We look forward to presenting a great program of culturally diverse short films, features, filmmaker production events and q + a sessions.  You can check the festival calendar, book tickets and search for sessions and films from here.

Fancy yourself as a filmmaker or just wanting to experience the fun of a making a film and meeting other creative people? Read about our exciting partnership with Filmonik Kabaret and learn how you can make a film that will screen as part of the festival.




Opening Night

Come and enjoy our Opening Night at the Sun Theatre. Ticket includes films, speeches, and awards.


The Rouge

Australia’s first female filmmaker program followed by q +a hosted by WIFT (Vic) at Kindred Studios. Session followed by live music.


Feature length

This year we are premiering two Aussie made features.

Fight to live. 

Things Will Be Different


Watch a selection of films from the 2023 Athens Short Film Festival (Psarokokalo) made by Greek and Cypriot filmamkers at the Greek Centre, in Melbourne.


Major Partner

Government Partner                                                                                           Industry Partners                                       
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