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TILT Film Festival 2014

This year’s festival includes some of the world’s most renowned and acclaimed sports and adventure filmmakers including the highly anticipated modern follow-up to his father’s Academy Award winning homage to the joy of motorcycles ON ANY SUNDAY – The Next Chapter by Dana Brown (Dust to Glory, Step into Liquid), snowboarder filmmaking icon Jeremy Jones’ HIGHER,  Jon Freeman and Dana Nicholson’s  CRUSTY DEMONS 20th ANNIVERSARY and fresh from its world premiere as Opening Night ...

Emirates British Film Festival 2014

After premiering at the London and Toronto Film Festivals respectively, the organisers are proud to book end the festival with two wonderful epics set during the war  “Testament Of Youth” based on the famous memoirs of Vera Brittain and starring Alicia Vikander (Anna Karenina) and Kit Harrington (Game Of Thrones) as our opening night film and closing the festival will be the highly anticipated “The Imitation Game” starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing who was successful in ...

Cathedrals of Culture Movie Festival at ACMI

A meditation on the souls of buildings, the responses offered by six manmade structures are surprising. Cathedrals of Culture bestows upon these souls an unparalleled voice – the buildings in this documentary literally speak for themselves, exploring human life from a unique perspective. Six accomplished filmmakers have contributed their own artistic styles and insights to the project, each drawing audiences into the inner workings of the buildings they explore. In their own way, these ...

Japanese Film Festival 2014 Touring Australia

The JFF is the largest Japanese film festival outside of Japan and showcases the best in contemporary Japanese cinema including releases that are now showing in Japanese theatres. Tickets go on sale 4 weeks prior to JFF start date (Sydney and Melbourne will be available 6 weeks out) from www.japanesefilmfestival.net. OPENING FILM The JFF opens its 2014 program with Australian Premiere, Lady Maiko (pictured), a musical comedy directed by Masayuki Suo (Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t; Shall We ...

The Falls Music & Arts Festival 2014

For those ready to cut shapes it’s time to start planning your summer getaway today. Right now. Falls will be laying out more party for you to play out with Byron now extending to a four-day show!  Slow clap it out. Start bundling your ca$h and enter the ticket ballot via fallsfestival.com before it closes on Monday August 25! Packing their aqua socks and swimmin' britches to meet you on the sunny coastal shores of all three venues will be… THE FALLS MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL ...

Fast Festival 2014

FAST is an annual national theatre festival based in Brisbane. The festival collaborates with young artists from across the country, as well as including locals from Brisbane and interstate artists from Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. With the festival in its fifth year, newly appointed Artistic Director Lucas Stibbard has introduced an entirely new structure for the event with a variety of pilot programs. Stibbard said their initiative has generated a revitalised buzz for the ...

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 ...