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2016 Spanish Film Festival Competition

The 2016 Spanish Film Festival evokes a wealth of emotions with dramas, romances, thrillers and major box-office hit comedies from across Spain, plus a selection of gems from Latin America, served exclusively at Palace Cinemas. Following on from last year’s Festival opener comes the second instalment of the record-breaking SPANISH AFFAIR, with its playful take on the tensions between Spain’s regions - this time including the Catalans in the mix! SPANISH AFFAIR 2 (OCHO APELLIDOS ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2016 Australian Tour

Approximately 375 films are entered into the film festival annually, and the top 80 films are selected by a pre-screening committee to be shown at the week long festival in Canada. During the festival, the international film festival jury chooses the best films and presents awards in various categories including: Best Film on Mountain Sport, Best Film on Mountain Environment, Best Film on Mountain Culture, Best Film on Exploration and Adventure and more. From this selection a program of ...

WTF 2016

This year WTF 2016 is welcoming works from nine countries to Brisbane - its theatre - and will challenge the way you thinka bout, see and experience the world. New this year is Club WTF - a chance to stick around and grab a drink while you enjoy a series of free music from across the globe. So step onboard - eat, drink, discuss, debate and most importantly, share your poinions and stories with our fellow travellers. WTF 2016 Thursday 18 - Saturday 27 February 2016 Brisbane Powerho...

Essential Anime 2015 at the ACMI

Adult fans should not miss this rare opportunity to see three classic Ghibli titles in glorious original 35mm print, in Japanese with English subtitles. For younger fans, we're also screening English language versions. Whether you’re a Ghibli fanatic, love the art of anime or are new to the genre, Essential Anime has something for everyone. Boruto: Naruto the Movie M Following on from Naruto: The Last, Boruto continues the enormously popular series with the adventures of Naruto’s ...

Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2015

The festival will kick off with the award winning box office smash hit, GOD WILLING(SE DIO VUOLE), a laugh out loud comedy starring the gorgeous Alessandro Gassman, Marco Giallini and Laura Morante which tells the story of an atheist surgeon with a God-complex, a charismatic priest, a dysfunctional family and an announcement that takes everyone by surprise! The 36 day festival will close with a new restoration of the Academy Award nominated THE CONFORMIST (IL CONFORMISTA), which will see ...

GreazeFest Kustom Kulture Festival 2015

Advance tickets are being snapped up quickly with two artist announcements revealing a long and jampacked program of over 30 national and international performers set to get the joint jiving over three days and nights. Presented by Robot Productions, over 15,000 rock’n’roll fans are destined to flock to the event, which will take place over two consecutive weekends, bringing with it all things rockabilly, vintage and retro. For its 16th year, Brisbane’s Rocklea Showground will ...

Scandinavian Film Festival 2015

The second Scandinavian Film Festival will open with the uproarious HERE IS HAROLD (Her er Harold), a Norwegian road movie, about a man who sets out to kidnap the founder of Ikea. For over 40 years, Harold has been running a successful business, "Lunde Furniture". But this comes to an end when IKEA decides to open a new superstore right next door to his small furniture shop. In mounting anger and desperation, Harold wants revenge. He arms himself with a pistol and sets off for Älmhult, ...

Cult Japan at GoMA

'Cult Japan' is presented across a series of thematic strands: Strange Creatures and Dark Cities brings together science fiction and monster movies alongside anime favourites and films imagining a future of machines and social disorder; Cursed People and Places features allegories of human existence and karma expressed through ghost stories and the representation of strange and malevolent forces; Tough Guys and Dangerous Women includes stories of honour and vengeance drawn from the tradit...

Vivid Sydney – Light, Music and Ideas Festival

The Hoodoo Gurus will perform an exclusive one-off show at the Powerhouse Museum and a new line up of cutting edge, innovative performances will be held across the city at new venues Goodgod Small Club, Oxford Art Factory and Freda’s, with the Seymour Centre, The Basement, The Argyle and Barrio Cellar part of the line-up again in 2015. Part of the Vivid Music program, Vivid LIVE at the Sydney Opera House features a 10-night run of exclusive Sydney-only performances and for the first ...

Human Rights Arts & Film Festival – on Tour

The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival’s national festival tour returns in 2015, hitting the road throughout May and June. Catch the latest social-justice film premieres from around the world at HRAFF on tour in Brisbane. Spanning documentary, drama, animation and more, HRAFF’s diverse program will introduce you to incredible people and fascinating places. Showcasing a collection of captivating stories fresh from the Melbourne program, HRAFF travels the country in search of new ...