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Save the date, s’il vous plaît! The Alliance Française French Film Festival is coming to Brisbane this March!

The full festival line-up will be released on Thursday January 31st with tickets on-sale the same day through www.palacecinemas.com.au. The Festival promises to be more passionate, more emotional, more dramatic, more French than even before with over 50 films and special events showcasing the best of French cinema.   //   Mark January 31st in your diary and keep March & April completely free so you can take full advantage of this amazing cinematic event! We are ...

Get your laugh on at the Brisbane Comedy Festival 2019

Audiences will be treated to a slew of top international entertainers, some of Australia’s favourite acts, a bevy of Brisbane talent and emerging superstars with 75 acts across Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane City Hall and SunPAC from February 22 to March 24, 2019. The festival isn’t the only 10-year-old lining up for a laugh with the introduction of a family program celebrating class clowns, fart jokes and a snot-load of fun across five shows sure to tickle the funny bones of children ...

Woodford Folk Festival just got a whole lot cooler!

The self-contained pop-up village will welcome more than 2000 artists, performers and presenters; 8000 campers; and an aggregate attendance of 125,000 people for the 33rd annual Woodford Folk Festival from 27 December 2018 to 1 January 2019. When complete, there will be 25 stages, 200 shops, 60 cafes and food vendors, 14 bars, chill out areas, a creche, general stores, medical facilities well as state-of-the-art water and waste water treatment systems, recycling stations and compost ...

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 ...