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Journey to Italy with a programme of new cinema for the 2020 ST. ALi Italian Film Festival!

The ST. ALi Italian Film Festival will open with a new live-action version of the classic fairy tale PINOCCHIO. From the Director of Gomorrah and Dogman, Matteo Garrone’s seven-time Nastro d’Argento award-winner is an enthralling gothic fantasy starring Roberto Benigni as the woodcutter Geppetto. To celebrate the 20th anniversary - and in honour of the late great Ennio Morricone, one of the world's greatest film composers – the Festival will close with Giuseppe Tornatore’s MALENA ...

Throttle – A B-grade thriller – is coming to the Brisbane Festival!

A single pane of glass allows us to feel separated from the world outside. It absorbs road rage and shields us when we sing along to the car stereo, but what happens when we’re invaded in that bubble of safety? Throttle is like nothing you’ve ever seen before!   //   Scream with delight, dive under the dashboard or grip the hand of your fellow passenger and ignite some fun-fuelled passion. Buckle your seatbelts. You’re in for a ride. Throttle 23 – 26 ...

Studio Ghibli Film Festival is coming to Dendy Coorparoo!

Check out our magical lineup of 22 animated classics and beloved favourites from one of the most acclaimed studios in the world, Studio Ghibli, headed by animation legend Hayao Miyazaki and home of some of the most revered and beloved animated works to have ever graced the screen.   //   Don't miss out on one of the most enchanting big screen experiences ever. All films are in original Japanese Language with English Subtitles. Studio Ghibli Film Festival September ...

Megan Washington is coming to the Brisbane Festival!

The first single ‘Dark Parts’ off her new 2020 album has been raucously received with rave reviews from the likes of The Guardian, Junkee, and Rolling Stone.   //   This intimate experience, in the old-world setting of The Tivoli, will be a hell of a party. Dress code: you’re invited to observe the theme – fancy in black and white. Megan Washington 12 & 13 September, 2020 The Tivoli, Brisbane www.brisbanefestival.com.au

Brisbane International Film Festival 2020 now on sale!

Presented by the Australian Cinémathèque at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) and city-wide cinema partners, BIFF 2020 launches on Thursday 1 October with the Australian premiere of Stephen Maxwell Johnson’s High Ground 2020 and closes on Sunday 11 October with the world premiere of Wayne Blair and Nel Minchin’s inspiring documentary Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra 2020. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Queenslanders would be eager to return to the ...

The world premiere of Silence is coming to the Brisbane Festival!

Conversations not being heard and responses that are muted. A drum beats and bodies thrash through frequencies to uncover what lies in the Silence. There is Silence between stars as the emu travels across the night sky, or the dancer’s energy when they hit the cut between rhythms. It’s also the deafening silence under white noise. The same questions echoed through generations.   //   We’ve marched across Country. We’ve had promises made and broken. We’ve ...

Palace announces ST.ALi is the new Principal Partner of the Italian Film Festival!

Palace Cinemas CEO Benjamin Zeccola says of the announcement, “Italy is synonymous with coffee, and when it comes to coffee in Australia, all roads lead to ST. ALi. They have done for café culture what Palace has done for cinema – we both respect and value quality and like to do things a little differently. This really is a perfect partnership.” ST. ALi specialty coffee owner Salvatore Malatesta is proud of the new association with Australia’s largest independent cinema group, ...

The Birth and Death of Stars is coming to the Brisbane Festival!

Sitting between music and theatre, this show is brought to the stage by a powerful collaboration of creative minds, including director Benjamin Knapton, Finnish animator Laura Matikainen and writer Pauline Maudy.   //   Contemplate your place in the universe as the sounds of some of Australia’s most diverse musicians and songwriters transport you to another time and place. The Birth and Death of Stars 10-11 September 2020 The Tivoli, Brisbane www.brisbanefestiv...

The Big Bike Film Night is coming to Queensland this September!

Showcasing our 2020 collection that has everything a cycle-centric audience could want - action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is unashamedly and utterly, utterly, utterly designed and devised for the two wheel devotee!   //   So...listen to the voice inside you; it’s telling you to go. Grab your mates, grab your tickets, GO ON… grab your bike and come along for the ride!! The Big Bike Film Night Brisbane - New Farm Cinemas, Wednesday 9th ...

Cowboy, featuring a score from Ben Ely is coming to the Brisbane Festival!

From surfing trains to taming horses to wandering the desert, this work unpacks your ability to have a complete, genuine, and meaningful experience as an imagined self.   //   Saddle up and enter the world of Cowboy for a poignantly funny yet sensitive ride. Cowboy 4 – 6 September 2020 Metro Arts, West End www.brisbanefestival.com.au