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Radical Reels Tour 2018 is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

The 2018 Radical Reels Australian tour features a carefully curated program of films that has something for every kind of adrenaline junkie. And for the first time, audiences can choose their own adventure with a choice of three programs on show, instead of just the same  films screened every night.   //   The program of films for each night is listed below. 4 Dec – Orange Program 5 Dec – Red Program 6 Dec – Yellow Program 7 Dec – Yellow Program Grab your ...

Win tickets to the Cine Latino Film Festival!

Cine Latino is delighted to announce that comedian Iván Aristeguieta will be this year’s Festival Ambassador. Iván turned his hand to comedy after a successful career as a brew master and food technologist in his homeland of Venezuela. Since migrating to Australia in 2012, Iván has quickly made a name for himself on the comedy festival circuit here and overseas. In 2017, Iván toured his smash hit show 'Juithy' around Australia and his sitcom Lost in Pronunciationaired on ABC TV. Iván ...

Frogman is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse

At the crossroads of contemporary performance and cutting-edge technology, Frogman is curious directive’s coming-of-age thriller exploring the fragility of the childhood imagination with audiences experiencing a fictoinal 1995 murder rexamined in 360 degree virtual reality. A multi-sensory event, presented at Brisbane Powerhouse’s Visy Theatre as part of Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 (BIFF), Frogman submerges the audience deep into the Great Barrier Reef in a sensory-im...

Meet the actors of 2001: A Space Odyssey at Palace Barracks!

Based on Clarke’s short story The Sentinel, Stanley Kubrick’s dazzling Academy Award© winning science fiction drama, 2001: A Space Odyssey, is an experience out of this world that changed cinema forever.   //   Celebrate a spectacular cinematic experience at this once-in-a-lifetime event and hear first-hand about the amazing journey that brought 2001: A Space Odyssey to the big screen! 2001: A Space Odyssey 50th Anniversary Screening + Q&A with actors Keir ...

Metro Arts unveils killer line-up for Deathfest 2.0

Deathfest 2.0: a duel with death encourages broader conversation and open-mindedness about death literacy via a thoughtfully-curated program of live theatre, visual art, circus, discussions and provocative sessions. Returning to Brisbane after a compelling first outing in 2016, the three-week event – the only one of its kind in Queensland - features 13 profound works, including five world premieres and six national premieres, plus signature events from across the globe. Metro Arts ...

Russian Resurrection Film Festival turns 15!

The festival has released a sneak peek of the lineup, confirming some of this year's most anticipated Russian films. Sobibor and Selfie, the latest two films by Russian actor, Konstantin Khabensky, have been confirmed, as well as The Last Warrior, a captivating new fantasy film, Ice, a figure skating melodrama, Night Shift, a raucous comedy about male strippers, and Coach, Danila Kozlovsky’s directorial debut. Kozlovsky cleverly aligned Coach to release just before this year’s FIFA ...

19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival Preview Reviews

This year’s festival will feature a fantastic selection of films like the comedies Put Nonna In The Freezer, a dark comedy about an up-tight policeman that changes his ways for love and My Big Gay Italian Wedding, that illustrates the power a loving mother has in garnering acceptance for her gay son with his homophobic father. It also ends with a great song and dance number. And on a more serious side there are films like The Order Of Things that takes a look at the contentious subject ...

Palestinian Film Festival 2018

Showcasing and celebrating the very best of Palestinian cinema, the festival has been running for ten years with broad community interest and support. The Festival is proud to present its 2018 program filled with gripping, award-winning features, shorts and documentaries screening around the country this September and November.   //   For more information about the program please head to their website. Palestinian Film Festival Sydney - 20-27 September, Dendy Newtown ...

Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 is coming this October!

Presented by QAGOMA, the 11-day citywide Festival will showcase more than 100 feature, documentary and short films, including new releases from around the world and a series of curated highlights exploring current ideas from Iranian, Asian and African filmmakers. The BIFF 2018 cinema experience also includes VR theatre performances, silent films presented with new live scores and platforms for filmmakers to engage with audiences. Join Artistic Director Amanda Slack-Smith and her team ...

19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival to open with the Australian Premiere of Loro!

Presented by Palace, the program, consisting of 37 feature films and 2 short films, celebrates cinema d’italia in all its glory – from the funny and outrageous to lavish romance, poetic drama and revealing documentaries. With 33 Australian Premieres, the Lavazza Italian Film Festival is the place to experience la dolce vita and lose yourself in the best Italian cinema on the big screen. This year’s SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS include the 2018 winner of Best Original Screenplay at Cannes ...