Indie Gems Film Festival 2015


A festival of fresh independent films

Join us for three days of diverse and exciting Australian and international feature films, shorts, documentaries, workshops and film networking events.

This year the festival is primarily screening Australian films due to the high quality of recent output.

Indie Gems is a specially curated program by actor, producer and distributor John L. Simpson.

  • Student Film Competition

    24 Jul 2015
    Kids grab your camera, smart phone or anything you can film with and get creating.
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  • Opening Night Gala

    11 Sep 2015
    Raffertys Theatre
    A fun night jam-packed full of short films, web series and networking.
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  • Filmmaker Forum

    12 Sep 2015
    Raffertys Theatre
    Join festival Director John L Simpson in this conversation with Sotiris Dounoukos and Chloe Rickard.
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  • Gayby Baby

    12 Sep 2015
    Raffertys Theatre
    This Australian doco follows four children raised by same-sex parents. Featuring live Q&A with producer Charlotte Mars.
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  • Prison Songs

    12 Sep 2015
    Raffertys Theatre
    Australia's first ever documentary musical, reveals a rare glimpse into life in an Australian prison.
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  • Student Film Competition

    12 Sep 2015
    Raffertys Theatre
    A screening of the finalist’s films followed by an exciting announcement of the winners.
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  • Freedom

    13 Sep 2015
    Raffertys Theatre
    Starring Academy Award Winner Cuba Gooding Jr and featuring a Q&A with Peter Cousens (Live).
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  • Closing Night Gala: Holding the Man

    13 Sep 2015
    Raffertys Theatre
    Enjoy a screening of Holding the Man, a networking opportunity, catering and drinks.
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