Fast Festival 2014
FAST is an annual national theatre festival based in Brisbane. The festival collaborates with young artists from across the country, as well as including locals from Brisbane and interstate artists from Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.
With the festival in its fifth year, newly appointed Artistic Director Lucas Stibbard has introduced an entirely new structure for the event with a variety of pilot programs.
Stibbard said their initiative has generated a revitalised buzz for the ...
Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema Movie Festival at ACMI
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is delighted to present a collection of landmark Polish films curated by one of the most accomplished and respected directors of our time, Martin Scorsese in Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema.
Following his 2011 visit to the Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in ÅódÅ¾ – the birthplace of the Polish Film School of the 1950s and 60s that put Polish cinema on the film map – Scorsese was compel...
Forbidden Hollywood: The Wild Days of pre-Code Cinema Movie Festival
‘Forbidden Hollywood’ celebrates this unique period of creative freedom which ended with the reinstatement of traditional moral values through the Motion Picture Production Code in 1934.
Following the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and the Depression, struggling Hollywood studios sought to attract audiences by creating films that pushed the boundaries of social acceptability. With a gleeful mix of realism and glamour, these films tackled issues of sexuality and crime, social criticisms ...