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Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema Movie Festival at ACMI

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is delighted to present a collection of landmark Polish films curated by one of the most accomplished and respected directors of our time, Martin Scorsese in Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema. Following his 2011 visit to the Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódž – the birthplace of the Polish Film School of the 1950s and 60s that put Polish cinema on the film map – Scorsese was compel...

Forbidden Hollywood: The Wild Days of pre-Code Cinema Movie Festival

‘Forbidden Hollywood’ celebrates this unique period of creative freedom which ended with the reinstatement of traditional moral values through the Motion Picture Production Code in 1934. Following the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and the Depression, struggling Hollywood studios sought to attract audiences by creating films that pushed the boundaries of social acceptability. With a gleeful mix of realism and glamour, these films tackled issues of sexuality and crime, social criticisms ...

Italian Film Festival 2014 Touring Australia

The selection features four categories: Direct from Cannes with three features direct from the world's most prestigious film festival; Drammatico Italiano including the best contemporary films produced in Italy in the last 12 months; Laughing Italian Style for the funniest, craziest and silliest Italian comedies including a popular cinepanettone title; plus Per Bambini with a family film for younger audiences. Several stunning feature debut's highlight Italy's hot new talent including ...

Brisbane Festival 2014

This year, Akram Khan, one of the world’s best contemporary dancers, will perform his award-winning masterpiece DESH - a major coup for the city made possible with the help of the Queensland Government’s Super Star Fund. A new principal partnership with Treasury Casino & Hotel also means Brisbane will be treated to a thrilling, free opening night performance from the gravity-defying acrobats of Grupo Puja!. Do Do Land will see performers balance 40 metres above Reddacliff Place on a ...