Coffs Coast Heart of Film

The Screenwave International Film Festival celebrates its 8th annual event in 2023 from April 20 to May 5, bringing 16 days and nights of feature film screenings, live music performances and special events to the Jetty Theatre and venues across Coffs Harbour and Bellingen.

From acclaimed world cinema titles fresh from the festival circuit to the best in new Australian cinema. With festival favourites, eye-opening docos, and highlights from underground film, SWIFF welcomes audiences to connect with unique and exciting voices in cinema and to be immersed in a world of new experiences.

With Gala screening events, the inspiring Nextwave Youth Film Awards, celebrated hybrid performance art and creative industries events – don’t miss the full SWIFF’23 program launch at the Jetty Theatre on March 10th.

SWIFF Film Passes, Gift Vouchers and more information available at

SWIFF takes place on Gumbaynggirr Country, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present, and emerging.

Screenwave Presents

SWIFF 2023


Thursday 20 April to Friday 5 May

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