Pop, techno, soul: music keeps the blood pumping at Byron Bay Film Festival

Roots troubadour Michael Franti’s film Stay Human opens the Byron Bay Film Festival this year, kicking off a feast of vision – and sound – that keeps the audience’s blood pumping for the 10-day fiesta. The range of music-based films throughout the festival means there is something for everyone. From the sublime compositions of synth-pop

Showcasing First Nations

Showcasing First Nations Film is one of the great mediums for connecting us to story and culture.  Both are vital elements in many indigenous communities, and we love having the opportunity to use film to bring otherwise untold stories to our audience in celebration of global diversity and connection. Byron Bay Film Festival is proud

Creative Canada

A decade of artistic connection between Byron Bay Film Festival and the Canadian filmmaking community has this year been formalised into a showcase program called Creative Canada. Highlighting the best of Canadian culture from across the country – in film, music and the emerging realities mediums – Creative Canada is based on our nations’ common