Competition: Revelation Film Festival (Now closed)


The 25th annual Revelation Perth Interna-tional Film Festival returns to Luna Palace Cinemas Leederville for a 10-day celebra-tion of the best independent global and local cinema from 7 – 17 July.

The silver jubilee edition includes 26 fea-ture fi lms, 16 full length documentaries and over 50 short fi lms and short documentaries from 29 countries, a comprehensive offering that is second to none. The full programme is online in all its glory at http://www.revelation-fi

“Over its 25 years, Rev has developed into an international screen culture leader,” says Festival Director and founder Richard Sowada.

“So few, if any, have the richness of program as Rev from live performance, moving image art, commissioning and producing fi lms, our own streaming service ( and the outstanding fi lms themselves. It’s humbling and greatly rewarding to have such a positive impact on the WA screen sector and wider com-munity.”

Offi cially commencing on Thursday 7 July (7pm) with a screening of SISSY; the Aus-sie slasher fl ick which wowed audiences at SXSW, Rev’s opening night celebrations at Luna Leederville include an after party with complimentary food and drink courtesy of West Cape Howe Wines, Feral Brewing Co and Tastescape.

With a programme featuring fi lms direct from Rotterdam, Berlin, SXSW, Venice and Locarno Film Festivals, presented at the beautiful art deco home of indie cinema, Luna Leederville

Locally created content will be celebrated with the popular WESTRALIA DAY at The Backlot on Saturday 9 July and the Festival’s INDUSTRIAL REVELATIONS programme of panels, discussions and workshops will take place both in-person and online.

Experimental short fi lms, a selection which explores the complexities of the human condition, space, place and nature and includes found footage and technical ex-ploration techniques as well as some of the best gothic and horror short fi lms of the year – all take centre stage in the rich programme of SHORT FILM content on display through-out the Festival.

The Festival closes with a celebration of WA’s talented local emerging fi lmmakers with GET YOUR SHORTS ON! and CITY OF VINCENT FILMS Sunday 17 July.

Revelation is supported by the Australian and West Australian governments through Screenwest, Lotterywest, Screen Australia and the City of Vincent.


This competition has now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered. 

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