Michael Caton Announced As Capricorn Film Festival Parton

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Filmmakers, actors, industry professionals, government representatives and audiences will flock to Yeppoon Town Hall for the 5th annual Capricorn Film Festival. 

The festival will showcase our local directors and short films, and premiere 6 feature films and documentaries over 4 days. 


Film & television icon, Michael Caton has joined the team as Festival Parton, and is set to open the festival on Day 1 before the QLD Premiere of feature film Bellbird (written and directed by Hamish Bennett).

Don't miss an incredible filmmaker Q&A session featuring industry legends including Marshall Napier, who stars in Bellbird, before the opening night party kicks off Wednesday night. 

Other premieres will include Talking About Trees, Ghabe (Thursday) and Maybe Tomorrow (Friday). 

The first free community event will be a screening of Happy Sad Man on Friday night, followed by the CQ Premiere of the doco Tommy Emmanuel - The Endless Road.

The festival will conclude on Saturday night at Yeppoon's beach front amphitheatre with the CAPS Short Film Festival, in which short films from all over the world compete for the CAPS World, Best Short Film. 

Festival Founder Luke Graham said, "We are very excited to see what filmmakers have created for this year's film festival, and to show the Central Queensland region these powerful stories". 

The Capricorn Film Festival will run from Wednesday 20th - Saturday 23rd November. Get your tickets now at https://www.capricornfilmfestival.org/


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Ebony Reeves

24 October 2019

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