Fairy Tales: Truth, Power and Enchantment is now screening at Australian Cinémathèque!
This free cinema program presents beloved classics alongside contemporary retellings. Fairy tales have always been a means of speaking truth to power; challenging injustice and providing hope.
This program highlights how filmmakers have innovated on older stories to resonate in different times and contexts.
The program tells these tales across five thematic strands, each strand exploring how fairy tales inform ideas of transformation, identity, and wonder.
Iranian Film Festival of Australia returns in 2023!
Forced to pause in 2022 in response to the recent social and political changes in Iran, the festival this year returns with a remarkable program of thought-provoking, heart-warming, and award-winning feature films and documentaries showcasing the rich cultural tapestry of Iran and demonstrating that the unwavering spirit of storytelling shines brightly despite challenging times. Thirteen films will be presented, including eleven Australian premieres and both the 2023 UK and the 2024 Iranian ...
Brisbane Comedy Festival 2024 has previewed its side-splitting line-up!
More than 20 Festival favourites and fresh new faces are among the first big acts announced in a diverse program of more than 300 events across three iconic Brisbane venues: Brisbane Powerhouse, The Tivoli and The Princess Theatre.
In this first program release is Brisbane Comedy Festival’s Opening Gala, Australia’s favourite comedic export back at Brisbane Comedy Festival for the first time since 2013, Josh Thomas, national favourites Nazeem Hussain, Joel Creasey, Rhys Nicholson, ...
The inaugural Bollywood Film Festival is coming to Dendy cinemas this November!
This is a brand-new celebration of Indian film in Australia, aligned with India’s biggest and most important holiday of the year – Diwali.
The program includes a curated selection of new and classic Bollywood titles including:
Kennedy - From the director of Gangs of Wasseypur, Ugly and Psycho Raman comes this crime drama about an insomniac ex-cop turned assassin looking for redemption.
Dug Dug - A religious satire that revolves around a motorbike in a village that is making ...
MS Moonlight Walk 25th Anniversary Celebration!
Join the iconic sea of lanterns on Saturday 28 October, when the MS Moonlight Walk returns to Davies Park, Brisbane! Choose between a leisurely 3km, 5km or 10km walk, and be part of Brisbane’s community to get active and celebrate our great city, while raising money to support thousands of people living with MS.
Alternatively, you can choose to walk in your very own neighbourhood on the same night, and light up your local area! No matter where you are across ...
The 2023 Cunard British Film Festival full program has been unveiled!
Many of Britain’s most enduring and well-known faces feature in this year’s stunning selection including Anthony Hopkins, Timothy Spall, Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter, Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson in her final film.
The 2023 Festival will open with the premiere of ONE LIFE starring Sir Anthony Hopkins, direct from its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Based on a deeply moving true story of kindness and compassion that was ...
Ozu Week is coming to Dendy Cinemas Coorparoo!
Beginning his career during the era of silent films, Yasujirô Ozu is widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time, due to his unique approach to moviemaking, an unmistakable visual style, and the incorporation of timeless themes in his later films such as family and marriage, and especially the relationships between generations. Moving to sound films in the late 1930s, this is where Ozu cemented the ‘master’ filmmaker title with the ...
Night Feast returns with a spring in its step!
Following its inaugural success last autumn, Night Feast’s spring edition will ignite the senses once again delivering incredible tastes from Brisbane’s leading chefs paired with the arrival of other-worldly creatures, electrifying live music and roaming performances in a magical festive setting against the backdrop of New Farm Park and Brisbane Powerhouse.
Autumn crowd favourites return, including e’cco bistro, Donna Chang, Gerard’s Bistro, Dalton Catering, Saison Salumi, ...
The 2023 Cunard British Film Festival First Highlights Announced!
Opening this year’s festival is the Australian Premiere of ONE LIFE starring Sir Anthony Hopkins arriving direct from its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Based on a deeply moving true story of kindness and compassion that was almost forgotten for 50 years, Hopkins delivers a remarkable performance as Sir Nicholas Winton, also known as the “British Schindler”, who helped rescue hundreds of children from Europe on the verge of World War II. The film also stars ...