CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF INDEPENDENT FILM AND STORYTELLING

RIDING GIANTS (2004)

NOT AVAILABLE DURING THE VIRTUAL ENCORE FESTIVAL. A NOTE FROM WENDY EIDSON, FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (2006-2021): The First Surf Nite.I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with Surf Nite. The much-loved signature festival event began in March 2006 and immediately became the Festival’s most successful event ever (and still is!), but it didn’t have an easy […]

MURIEL’S WEDDING (1994)

NOT AVAILABLE DURING THE VIRTUAL ENCORE FESTIVAL. A NOTE FROM SKYE MCLENNAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (2021-PRESENT): MURRIEEEEEEL! Another Aussie staple and favorite of mine, MURIEL’S WEDDING draws us into her world of love and imagination. Muriel’s quest for love and acceptance takes us on a rollercoaster of emotions. With its blend of humor, heartache and hope, […]

CAMERA

NOT AVAILABLE DURING THE VIRTUAL ENCORE FESTIVAL.