Opening Night Observations: The 66th Sydney Film Festival

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Glenn Dunks

Glenn Dunks was there to watch the new Australian film Palm Beach, live through the speeches and spot the celebs.

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Image: The stately State Theatre is an enviable opening night venue. Source: SFF.

About the author

Glenn Dunks is a film critic and arts journalist who has also worked across marketing for internationally-renowned events including the Asia Pacific Screen Awards and the Sydney Film Festival. His work has appeared across digital, radio and print in Metro, the Big IssueVanity Fair, Junkee, SBS and more, and he is the documentary critic for The Film Experience. His writing has won two Australian Film Critics Association awards and in 2017 he authored Cannes Film Festival: 70 Years for Wilkinson Publishing.