The Port Elliot Film Festival once again promises to bring you a fine feast of Australian films, local entertainment, and gourmet foods, as 2011 sees the second annual festival.
Once again the Town Square will come alive, as it is to host the three day festival on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of February 2011.
The festival will feature all Australian films screened in the starlight cinema amongst the Moreton Bay fig trees, along with the Port Elliot Institute Hall. The Institute Hall, which screened its first film in 1939, will be brought back to life, as the projectors once again start rolling. The opening film in the Institute Hall will be Storm Boy, which features the Coorong and was the last film screened at the infamous Port Elliot Drive in.
The first evening of the festival, Thursday the 3rd, will host Sponsor night with feature entertainment in The Garden from local musicians, followed by Mad Max in the starlight cinema.
Friday will feature Storm Boy in the Institute Hall, followed by local entertainment, and Scott Hicks Film, The Boys Are Back, also filmed locally.
Saturday will bring you Australian surfing films, including Morning of the Earth and documentary Going Vertical, with Chris Finnen performing in The Garden. A busking competition will beheld on Friday and Saturday in The Strand market area, along with local performance artists.”
So, whether you want to dine on the exclusive station platform, bring your own picnic, or feast from the stalls, we trust that you will enjoy the local life and atmosphere of Port Elliot.
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