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Palace Touring: 2019 Music Film Festival

With special events hosted by Young Henrys for the Opening & Closing Nights (with a complimentary beer or cider on arrival!)*, they are thrilled to open with the Australian Premiere of the brand new, stunning 4K restoration – THE DOORS: THE FINAL CUT – supervised by Oliver Stone and brought to life with a newly remastered soundtrack. A psychedelic and powerful musical portrait that brilliantly captures the furious energy of the 60s and the myth of The Doors’ iconic frontman, Jim ...

Caloundra Music Festival 2019 first artist announcement!

Festival Director Richie Eyles said the 2019 festival program would have broad appeal including top Australian acts, exciting emerging artists and quality internationals. “We always try to curate a line-up to please a range of musical pallets from our Australian headliners like Missy Higgins and The Cat Empire, to our international guests like Turkuaz and Prince’s New Power Generation”. Australia’s own 2019 Eurovision contestant Kate Miller-Heidke will grace the stage with her ...

Moon Film Festival is coming to the Dendy Cinemas this month!

In the years before and since, the Moon has featured in stories of exploration, inspiration, and retrospection, especially so in the movies.   //   The Moon Film Festival, curated by Adventurer of the Year Michael Smith, will showcase a selection of favourite, obscure, short and even the “cheesy” films that feature our beloved celestial buddy. Moon Film Festival 16-24 July 2019 Dendy Cinemas around the country www.dendy.com.au

Gutsy Girls Adventure Australian Film Tour

Showcasing a 3 hours program of the most heartfelt, inspiring and entertaining films celebrating adventurous women from independent film makers around the globe. Featuring a unique selection of films of varying lengths and styles, covering topics relevant to women in the outdoors the Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour will connect with both the avid adventurer and the armchair adventurer alike.   //   The 2019 tour showcases Samantha Gash on her quest to run across ...

Cult Rock Movie Night in Brisbane City this month!

THE WALL and TOMMY are perfect examples of movies which influenced the rise of the music video. Both movies are filmed as one extended music video and based on hit concept albums. The program commences with a Pink Floyd double feature: Alan Parker's movie adaptation of Pink Floyd's 1979 album THE WALL sees Bob Geldof as a troubled rock star who descends into madness in the midst of physical and social isolation. The sounds of the album are set to extravagant visuals and animations. ...

2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival program has been announced and trailer released!

The Festival will open with the cheeky, star-studded Danish comedy HAPPY ENDING from actress-turned-director Hella Joof (2015 Scandi FF smash hit All Inclusive). Top Danish actors Birthe Neumann (five Robert Awards from the Danish Film Academy, two Bodils from the Danish Film Critics) and Kurt Ravn (two Bodils) head up the cast, which also includes Mette Munk Plum (Borgen), Tammi Øst (The Killing) and Scandi FF 2017 guest Charlotte Sieling (The Man, Borgen, Homeland). The centerpiece ...

West End Film Festival calls action on 10th Birthday!

The short film competition, held in one of Brisbane’s most vibrant communities, will mark the milestone by doubling its major prize to $3000. Two new co-directors will spearhead WEFF in 2019: documentary filmmaker Adam Finney and photographer and videographer Anthony Toci. The duo is working with an industry and community judging panel to curate five screenings of officially selected films across three days.” Tickets are now on sale with a full schedule for each session ...

Check out the first highlights from the 2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival!

The 2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival will open around Australia with the cheeky, star-studded comedy HAPPY ENDING from actress-turned-director Hella Joof (2015 Scandi FF smash hit All Inclusive). Top Danish actors Birthe Neumann (five Robert Awards from the Danish Film Academy, two Bodils from the Danish Film Critics) and Kurt Ravn (two Bodils) head up the cast, which also includes Mette Munk Plum (Borgen), Tammi Øst (The Killing) and Scandi FF 2017 festival guest Charlotte Sieling ...

The Innocent and the Damned: The films of Luchino Visconti is now showing at GOMA

Born into the luxuriance of Milanese aristocracy, Visconti would nevertheless begin his career by crafting deeply sympathetic portrayals of the downtrodden in early neorealist classics. His work would adopt a newfound resplendence with the vividly envisioned costume drama Senso 1954 – a milieu to which he would repeatedly return, most celebratedly in his Palme d’Or winning masterpiece The Leopard 1963. Endlessly dynamic, his later output grew more openly lurid and psychosexual, with the ...

LUMINOUS Lantern Parade 2019

One of the most anticipated events on the Brisbane calendar, the 12th annual LUMINOUS Lantern Parade celebrates Queensland Week by highlighting the strength of our cultural diversity, our heritage, our people, places and history, giving all Queenslanders the opportunity to say “Welcome!” to our newest Australians and celebrate our diversity. This free event unites government, community leaders, multicultural communities and everyday Queenslanders, capturing our imaginations with its ...