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Queensland Film Festival returns to Brisbane this month!

Taking place at the Elizabeth Picture Theatre, New Farm Cinemas, the Gallery of Modern Art and the Institute of Modern Art, the festival is also proud to shine a spotlight on female talent in its fourth year — from the pioneering Věra Chytilová to the rising local talent of Alena Lodkina, more than 80-percent of the films programmed are directed or co-directed by women. Once again offering a carefully curated, propulsive showcase of cinematic excellence, QFF 2018 opens with a night ...

Introducing the artists of the 2018 Australian Festival of Chamber Music!

The lineup of international artists making their AUSTRALIAN DEBUT at this year’s Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) is nothing short of extraordinary…. celebrated Chinese musician and master Sheng player Wu Tong, Argentina’s acclaimed bandoneon player and composer JP Jofre, two Norwegian superstars in viola- player Lars Anders Tomter and trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth, pianist Katya Apekisheva from the UK, and the famed violinist Pavel Fischer from the Czech Republic. And ...

Top Dog Film Festival returns this July and August!

After the sellout success of the inaugural Top Dog Film Festival in 2017 the cunningly canine filled program of heartwarming and inspiring dog films is back with even more stops on the 2018 tour. Meet dogs from all walks of life on the big screen at the 2018 Top Dog Film Festival. From the wild world of the wolf to the primed and pampered pooches of the dog grooming world, the pull on your heartstring is guaranteed to be strong. Meet 4 legged heroes, unbreakable bonds and canine compan...

Big adventures on the big screen through a female lens: 2018 Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour!

The 2018 tour will transport you to the steep backcountry powder of British Columbia in Canada, to exposed ridgelines in the French alps.  Be introduced to inspiring swimmers, committed skiers, ground breaking alpinists, an award winning Australian adventure photographer and a crew of slackliners making a difference in Lebanon.   //   These amazing stories of courage, grit, determination and outdoor inspiration are focused on bringing the female adventure experience ...

The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival returns this month!

Opening the festival is UNDER THE TREE, a very dark comedy from Icelandic writer-director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson. The shade from a front-yard tree sees the already simmering tensions between two families come to the boil in an astute observation of suburban mores. Mid-way through the 20-day festival will be special event screenings of AMATEURS, winner of the 2018 Göteborg Film Festival award for Best Nordic Film. The comedy from director Gabriela Pichler hints at the changing face of ...

The Teneriffe Festival 2018 is coming this month!

Owned and delivered by Teneriffe Festival Incorporated – who are a volunteer board of professionals living and operating businesses in the community – the Teneriffe Festival seeks to cement the area’s reputation as a destination for exceptional dining and entertaining experiences, unique historical perspectives, cultural and innovative diversity and iconic lifestyle and design. The Festival engages culture-savvy Brisbanites and entices visitors into the community. A plethora of ...

Sweet As – Brisbane Dessert Festival

Presented by The World Food Markets, the Sweet As Dessert Festival brings you a day full of treats. There will be brownies, cheese, chocolate, coffee, cupcakes, doughnuts, gelatos, ice-creams, macarons, marsh mallows, meringues, popsicles, sorbets, waffles and more from an awesome line-up of Brisbane's best dessert makers. This is a judging-free zone and you can have dessert for breakfast, brunch or lunch. There will also be street food, live music, pop-up bars, kids activities ...

Check out the highlights from the upcoming Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2018

2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival highlights include: Winner of Best Screenplay and Best Actress at the Danish Academy Awards, A HORRIBLE WOMAN is a dark comedy which cleverly explores a dysfunctional relationship from the man’s point of view, from the writer/director of Parents (Scandi FF 2016) Christian Tafdrup. Norwegian supernatural drama, THELMA follows a student who moves to Oslo where she discovers that she has terrifying powers. Directed by Joachim Trier, the film was ...

The nationwide German Film Festival to return to Australia in this month!

The Festival program includes a contemporary selection of 26 feature films varying from award-winning dramas and box office comedies to documentaries and a selection of short films. Now in its 13th edition, Short Export 2018 presents six outstanding new short films from Germany, ranging from documentary, to animation and experimental fiction.   //   Additionally, this year’s program includes films especially dedicated to families, children and teens. Presented by the ...

Big Pineapple Music Festival 2018

Pineapple punters will be treated to an impressive collection of Australia talent for the 6th year of the festival. From masters of the moshpit and head-banging heroes, to chicks with picks and electronic music architects, Woombye, QLD will be set to blow come May. And just when you thought it couldn't get any bigger, BPMF are stoked to announce that they'll be expanding from four stages to five in 2018!   //   This year BPMF are changing up the way you arrive and depart from ...