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What to watch at the 2020 Alliance Française French Film Festival

So, we have some ‘Top 5’ lists, including: FILMS TO GET YOUR HEART RACING FILMS TO MAKE YOU LOL SPOTLIGHT ON PARIS WEIRD AND WACKY FILMS FOR THE CULTURALLY AND POLITICALLY INQUISITIVE FILMS TO SET YOUR HEART AFLUTTER FILMS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY FILMS YOU SHOULD SEE IF YOU’VE NEVER SEEN A FRENCH FILM BEFORE AND ARE A TEENY BIT SCARED Whether you are a French film aficionado or a first timer, there is something for everyone at the 2020 Alliance Française French Film ...

French Film Festival movies win big at the prestigious César Awards!

The 45th César Awards - France’s equivalent to the Oscars - were held on Friday night at the Salle Pleyel in Paris and Brisbane audiences will soon be able to watch the winning films themselves when they screen at this year’s Alliance Française French Film Festival from March 18 to April 14. Ladj Ly's powerful drama, inspired by the 2005 French riots, Les Misérables, was nominated for 11 awards and walked away with Best Picture, Best Male Newcomer for Alexis Manenti, Best Editing ...

Curiocity Brisbane returns to spark imagination, invention and innovation in 2020

A celebration of creativity, innovation, science, technology and art, Curiocity Brisbane returns to the city, bigger and bolder, from 20 March to 5 April 2020. Over three weeks, Curiocity Brisbane will deliver a program of immersive, interactive and multi-sensory experiences as along with the world-leading QODE technology and innovation festival (24 – 25 March), and globally-renowned events World Science Festival Brisbane (25 – 29 March) and the thought provoking and celebratory WOW ...

Brisbane Queer Film Festival 2020

Returning to New Farm Cinema, which, since its reopening has quickly established itself as Brisbane’s premiere location for all things cinema, from festivals, independent, cult and non-mainstream work to blockbuster cinema. There is no better place to create this connection for the Brisbane queer community than New Farm Cinema who has a special history to queer culture with the original site, the heritage listed Village Twin, cited as a gay beat in 70s/80s Brisbane.   // ...

The Moro Spanish Film Festival Announces First Highlights for 2020 Programme!

The following six titles are our first sneak peak into the curated programme which will screen nationally from 21 April exclusively at Palace Cinemas. From Spain, the selection includes: Oscar-winner Alejandro Amenábar’s exposé of the 1936 Spanish coup WHILE AT WAR (Mientras dure la Guerra). Filmed across Spain and Argentina, it reveals the personal side of politics through the eyes of writer Miguel de Unamuno. Trapped inside a small apartment where hidden secrets slowly rise to ...

Supercell to challenge and inspire as the dance festival returns for fourth year!

Running from 21 to 29 February 2020, Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance will share its thoughtprovoking and innovative cultural showcase to the people of Brisbane as they take over iconic landscapes spanning workshops, talks, social gatherings and performances. In 2020, Supercell is free to the public thanks to the generous support of Brisbane City Council. Spotlighting major home-grown and international dance companies including Gogi Dance Collective, Australian Dance Party, ...

WOW Australia 2020

With a packed program each day, you’ll experience and participate in a captivating range of keynotes, conversations, workshops, exhibitions, lunchtime performances and demonstrations, taking place each day from 9am to 5pm. Then in the evening, continue your WOW experience with additional ticketed performances.   //   There will also be exhibitions and original performances from outstanding women artists, some made just for WOW. And of course it wouldn’t be complete ...

Dates announced for the 2020 Alliance Française French Film Festival

In keeping with such a momentous year, this beloved event will once again unveil a thrilling selection of contemporary French cinema, guaranteed to captivate and stimulate audiences around the country. Presented by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and Unifrance Films, the 2020 season will screen at Palace Cinemas and affiliate locations throughout March and April, encompassing 8 cities and 4 satellite locations. Celebrating his 4th year as ...

Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020 Trailer is Here!

If you're keen to experience the latest sophisticated, vibrant and daring films from France, the Alliance Française French Film Festival is the place to do it. Line-up, more information and tickets will be availble February 6, 2020. www.affrenchfilmfestival.org

Giant Puppets and a Fantastical New Story – Woodford Folk Festival’s Iconic Closing Ceremony

The show is built onsite from the ground-up, using mostly reclaimed building waste and up-cycled materials. Over six weeks, the dedicated team grows from 6 to 160 and consists of professional artists, makers and volunteers from around the world. Ceremonies Producer, Aaron Austin-Glen explains that, “The fabric of each ceremony draws threads from all corners of the organisation. They are truly collaborative projects coming from the heart of Woodfordia.” As always, the team have ...