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The Spanish Film Festival Returns for 2018 with a stellar lineup!

The twenty-day festival, which showcases 25 films, will close with Guillermo del Toro’s masterpiece PAN’S LABYRINTH. The visionary Mexican director recently took home four Academy Awards including Best Film and Best Director with a further nine nominations for his whimsical and spellbinding underwater romance The Shape of Water. To celebrate this incredible achievement, we’re bringing his beloved dark fairy-tale back to the big screen to close the 21st Festival. Special event ...

The Apia Young at Heart Film Festival 2018 now screening around the country!

With 16 films scheduled across 11 venues in 5 cities, the Apia Young at Heart Film Festival is dedicated to seniors, but the curated program will appeal to discerning film lovers of all ages. This year, early evening sessions have been added to the schedule, making the festival even more accessible for everyone. Highly anticipated festival favourites include: On Chesil Beach in which Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn) and Billy Howle star as Florence and Edward, a young couple on their honeymoon ...

Transitions Film Festival is coming to the New Farm Cinemas!

We present positive, solutions-focused films and showcase cutting-edge ideas from around the world, along with the creative, academic, governmental, community and business leaders who are creating change locally. The Transitions Film Festival has been inspiring audiences and powering social change since 2012, hosting festivals in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin and facilitating screenings in Alice- Springs, Hobart and across Australia. As a planetary culture, we are ...

World Science Festival Brisbane 2018 Film Program Line-up!

This year’s program of events includes an exceptional film line-up including the world premiere of Close Encounters of the Third Kind featuring an 84-piece orchestra and 80-voice choir.  This stunning international collaboration between World Science Festival Brisbane, Film Concerts Live! And Columbia Pictures brings together cinema, science and live music in one spectacular evening of extra-terrestrial excitement. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND IN CONCERT: WORLD PREMIERE |  24 ...

World Science Festival Brisbane 2018

World Science Festival explores and celebrates the entanglement of science and art through a curated program of thought-provoking conversations, inspiring theatrical and cinematic experiences, interactive workshops and engaging demonstrations. Queensland Museum Network has secured the exclusive licence to host World Science Festival in the Asia Pacific from 2016-21.   //   The only global extension of this hugely popular initiative, World Science Festival Brisbane ...

Two Minutes to Midnight: Nuclear Cinema at GoMA

The program encompasses multiple genres and cinematic forms, including gripping depictions of human survival (Barefoot Gen 1983), merciless satires (Dr. Strangelove 1964), unflinching dystopian prophecies (Letters from a Dead Man 1986), and radioactively tinged science fiction (La Jetée 1962). Using the frameworks of traditional feature films, animation, experimental and short cinema, these works explore a topic that is frightening, mesmerising, and almost unimaginable.   // ...

Bleach* Festival 2018 – coming soon to the Gold Coast!

“2018 is a transformational year for Bleach*. For three weeks 29 March – 15 April, Bleach* Festival will bring locals and visitors together to connect and interact through intimate encounters in private homes, as well as large-scale performances on beaches, parks, hotels and gathering places,” Bleach* Festival Artistic Director Louise Bezzina said. The expansive program of 140 genre-defying events and activities includes 10 world premieres, one Australian premiere and two Queensl...

Plunge into the energy of the Ocean Film Festival Australian Tour!

Meet the characters and creatures of the environment that gave us life: the ocean. Through nine short and medium-length films, share an evening of raw power, overflowing passion, and deep respect at the Ocean Film Festival World Tour. “These films are made by surfers, divers, sailors, and swimmers who feel compelled to share their connection to the water with us,” says Festival director, Jemima Robinson. “Through two hours of deep-water spear-fishing, big-wave riding, cross-oc...

Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane

Supercell is an annual contemporary dance festival held in Brisbane, Australia. The Festival presents a program of the highest-calibre contemporary dance to develop and connect choreographers, dancers, and audiences alike in a celebration of city, culture and community.   //   Sprinkling the palate and offering more than just a great night at the theatre, Supercell invites you to try out our Participate and Think programs to unpack and demystify the art form of contemp...

Brisbane Comedy Festival 2018

Australia’s fastest growing comedy festival, Brisbane Comedy Festival, has grown into a multi-venue extravaganza, bursting at the seams to host a hand-picked selection of the funniest folk in the country. Held at Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane City Hall and SunPAC, Brisbane Comedy Festival will play host to one-liners, whimsy and mockery from more than 70 of the most hilarious national and international comedians.   //   From stand up to improv and sketch comedy, ...