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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 ...

BIFF 2019 announces short film competition winners!

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Director Chris Saines said the awards included the inaugural Screen Queensland Short Film Award valued at $7500 for eligible Queensland-made entries, as well as cash prizes for a range of categories recognising the best and most original films in the competition. ‘BIFF’s programming team selected 24 short films from hundreds of Australian and international entries to screen as part of the Festival and be eligible for the ...

THE BRITISH ARE COMING – announcement of the MINI British Film Festival Programme

The Festival will open nationally with MILITARY WIVES from director Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty, 1997). Kristin Scott Thomas leads this inspiring drama about the bravery of the women of war, and the power of the music that saved them. And closing the Festival will be the highly anticipated film THE GOOD LIAR. Based on the widely acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle, Oscar-winning screenwriter Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, 1998) directs this wicked thriller featuring magnificent lead ...

Russian Resurrection Film Festival returns with rambunctious comedies, riotous action and retrospective classics!

The 2019 Festival will screen 16 brand new features and three retrospective classics across Perth (25-30 October), Brisbane (5-13 November), Canberra(6-10 November), Sydney (7-17 November), Melbourne (8-17 November), Gold Coast (9-10 November) & Adelaide (14-17 November). “We’re thrilled to bring you the best Russian cinema of 2019! This year’s program features the distinctive perspectives of Russian filmmakers, showcasing both seasoned cinematic legends and the voices of ...

The Brisbane International Film Festival is back!

BIFF Artistic Director Amanda Slack-Smith said this year’s festival will be jam-packed with more than 110 features, documentaries and short films by emerging and established talent from around the globe, as well as events celebrating film with live music, food, workshops, discussions and much more. Highlights of the 11-day Festival include the Queensland premieres of Céline Sciamma’s sizzling Portrait of a Lady on Fire and Pedro Almodóvar’s deeply personal Pain and Glory, for ...

First highlights from the 2019 Mini British Film Festival Announced

We are delighted to announce the first highlights from the programme which feature some of the most anticipated films of the year - from powerful true stories and literary adaptations to biographies and documentaries. With 20 new release titles plus a retrospective on Dame Helen Mirren and some restored gems, this year’s selection sees British cinema at its best. The MINI British Film Festival will open nationally with MILITARY WIVES from director Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty, 1997). ...