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Series Mania Melbourne at ACMI

“Series Mania is to TV Drama what the Cannes Film Festival is to film” – Variety Film Victoria and ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) have announced a joint partnership which will bring Series Mania, the world’s most prestigious festival of international television, to Melbourne, Australia. Over four days Series Mania Melbourne will deliver program highlights from Paris’ Series Mania 2017, with over 40 free screenings of premiere seasons of some of the best new ...

Young at Heart Film Festival 2017

Highlights of Young at Heart include the Australian premiere of the period piece VICEROY’S HOUSE, starring Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon and Hugh Bonneville. Based on the true story of India’s final Viceroy, Lord Mountbatten, who lived with 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants, the film is set during the 1947 partition of the British Indian Empire into India and Pakistan.   //   The late Australian artist Brett Whiteley comes under the spotlight in the Australian ...

Sneak Peak of the 2017 Spanish Film Festival

Early program highlights include performances from Penelope Cruz and 2013 SFF guest Maribel Verdú, an award-winning thriller, a coming of age gem and a retrospective dedicated to celebrating the works of iconic actress, singer and director Ana Belén.   //   The festival will kick off with the sexy and daring Spanish box office hit KIKI, LOVE TO LOVE (KIKI, EL AMOR SE HACE). The third film from director Paco León, this hilarious and complex comedy explores love, sex ...

Through a Glass, Darkly: The Films of Ingmar Bergman at GoMA

His films are known for their explication of deep religious concerns, their heartfelt understanding of the intricacies of human relationships, and for their arrestingly beautiful imagery. Bergman inspired countless filmmakers with his depth of vision and intelligence, yet the heart and power of his artistry remains inimitable.   //   This program includes a selection of Bergman's key directorial works that illustrate the development and breadth of his oeuvre. They are ...

Jungle Love Music and Arts Festival 2016

Acting more as a surreal wonderland than a music festival, every part of Jungle Love has been meticulously pored over to provide a liberating and immersive experience for all attendees. A luscious campsite nestled under a breezy canopy of trees, surrounded by a freshwater stream (that you can swim in) is the backdrop, and music is the soundtrack. Pulling out an array of impressive one-of-a-kinds; creativity is at the core of every planning stage and Jungle Love 2016 steps it up a notch. ...

Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival (BAPFF) 2016

In its third year (2016) the BAPFF program consists of more than 80 features films, documentaries, shorts and cinema classics. Take a look at our incredible program, sure to enchant, electrify and amaze. // The Festival is officially associated with the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), a unique international collaboration with UNESCO and FIAPF-International Federation of Film Producers Associations, that celebrates the best in Asia Pacific cinema. BAPFF provides a rare chance to ...

Russian Resurrection Film Festival 2016

The growth of the festival has been quite extraordinary. Since its beginnings in 2003, when it was a small festival for the Russian community, the Russian Resurrection Film Festival has grown rapidly, tripling in size and geographic reach - covering Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth and New Zealand. The festival has been expanding Russian cinema and culture Australia-wide to become one of the oldest, largest and most respected Russian film festivals outside of Russia. This ...

Get What You Need with Music Cinema at GoMA

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Director Chris Saines CNZM said tickets were on sale now for more than 25 films in ‘Get What You Want: Music Cinema’, a program screening from 2 September to 2 October in conjunction with Brisbane Festival. // The film program covers all genres of music from country to disco, folk to hip hop, house to punk, and metal to reggae. It includes films that provide insight on the music and lives of artists including Kurt Cobain, Amy ...

Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2016 Competition

Now a much anticipated fixture on the festival calendar, the third Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival presented by Palace will see some of the most exciting and fresh movies from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland grace Palace Cinema screens around Australia from 5 July. National Festivals Director Elysia Zeccola Hill who has been running the festivals at Palace Cinemas for the last 18 years said: “Scandinavia has produced some of the most iconic films ever made. This festival ...

Little Big Shots Film Festival 2016 at ACMI

Australia’s largest and longest running film festival curated especially for kids aged 2 to 12, Little Big Shots runs for 10 days from Friday 1 July, beginning on the first day with a special Opening Gala event. The festival is designed to entertain young minds and inspire future filmmakers, featuring a selection of the best local and international films, made both for kids, and by kids.   //   Spanning animation, live-action and documentary titles, the Little Big Shots ...