The Castlemaine Documentary Festival is held annually in July in Castlemaine's iconic Theatre Royal.
The Festival offers a curated program of superb Australian and international non-fiction films. Audiences are introduced to a series of fascinating worlds populated by enthralling characters. This year the Festival will curate and present a collection of creative, authentic, and local digital story-telling shorts in the form of LOCALS – a family friendly and jovial event. LOCALS will take place on the opening night of our 2022 festival program at the Theatre Royal, Friday 1stÂ of July from 6pm.
Real Stories. Real Issues. Real Characters. Real Conversations.
Built during the Gold Rush, the Theatre Royal is one of Australia's oldest continuously operating theatres.Great beer, local wines and produce - all accompanied by quality live music; independent cinema; or fireside under the stars…