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Jean-Pierre Melville: The Outsider at ACMI

Dubbed the 'godfather of the French New Wave' and driven by a love of 30s and 40s American gangster films, director Jean-Pierre Melville's lean but vital oeuvre has influenced filmmakers across the world including Jean-Luc Godard, Quentin Tarantino, John Woo, Michael Mann and Johnnie To. Tinged with the trappings of film noir, dripping with style and a sardonic worldview, Melville created a meticulous playbook on the moral codes of desperate men and cool criminals, while setting the gold ...

ACMI announces Wallace & Gromit and Friends to spend summer in Melbourne!

Premiering in Australia as part of the 2017 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces program, Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman reflects the quirky humour and idiosyncratic charm of the British studio from concept drawings and storyboards to the intricate, handmade puppets and sets that enthral audiences young and old. “We are delighted to be able to extend our exclusive season of Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman,” said ACMI CEO & Director, Katrina ...

I Am Not Your Negro screening exclusively at ACMI

From acclaimed director Raoul Peck (The Man by the Shore, Lumumba, Murder in Pacot), I Am Not Your Negrobrings to life Remember This House, the unfinished manuscript of American novelist and intellectual James Baldwin. Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, this blistering film shares Baldwin’s personal experience of racism as considered through the lens of civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcom X and Martin Luther King Jr. A most expertly crafted documentary of recent times I Am Not Your ...

Series Mania Melbourne at ACMI

“Series Mania is to TV Drama what the Cannes Film Festival is to film” – Variety Film Victoria and ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) have announced a joint partnership which will bring Series Mania, the world’s most prestigious festival of international television, to Melbourne, Australia. Over four days Series Mania Melbourne will deliver program highlights from Paris’ Series Mania 2017, with over 40 free screenings of premiere seasons of some of the best new ...

Twin Peaks: No One Is Innocent at ACMI

Much to the joy of Twin Peaks fans, master of surrealist nightmares David Lynch has re-visited Twin Peaks after 25 years. Season three sees the return of many of the characters that touched our hearts and haunted our dreams. Come to a place both wonderful and strange as the ACMI panel explores all things Lynchian, including the enduring influence of Twin Peaks on popular culture through its command of the uncanny, dark humour and unique experimentation with sound and narrative devices....

Wallace & Gromit and Friends – The Magic of Aardman Exhibition at ACMI

In our latest exhibition, take an extraordinary trip from sketches and models through to elaborate sets as these beloved characters take shape on screen. Highlighting over 350 objects from Aardman’s most amazing animations, celebrate the Oscar-winning studio’s unique artistic vision. Wander among Wallace’s cracking contraptions along with over 50 authentic film sets, including Gromit’s famous vegetable garden, city streets from Shaun the Sheep the Movie, the flying machine from ...

Shakespeare On Film at ACMI

With so much high drama, history and romance, its little wonder that William Shakespeare is credited with more film adaptations that any other writer. Special presentations include Play On! Shakespeare in Silent Cinema with a new score by the Globe musicians and a digital restoration of Richard III with an exclusive on-stage discussion between Ian McKellen and Richard Loncraine recorded at BFI Southbank. Program partners The British Council, British Film Institute. Shakespeare On ...

Del Kathryn Barton: The Nightingale and the Rose Exhibition at ACMI

. Featuring a selection of Barton’s evocative paintings alongside a screening of the film, stunning never-before-seen handmade props, and material from the production archives, Del Kathryn Barton: The Nightingale and the Rose reveals the extraordinary workings behind this captivating animated picture. Del Kathryn Barton: The Nightingale and the Rose Exhibition 21 June - 11 September 2016 ACMI, Melbourne www.acmi.net.au

Little Big Shots Film Festival 2016 at ACMI

Australia’s largest and longest running film festival curated especially for kids aged 2 to 12, Little Big Shots runs for 10 days from Friday 1 July, beginning on the first day with a special Opening Gala event. The festival is designed to entertain young minds and inspire future filmmakers, featuring a selection of the best local and international films, made both for kids, and by kids.   //   Spanning animation, live-action and documentary titles, the Little Big Shots ...

Scorsese Exhibition at ACMI

Whether it’s wolves, bulls, butchers or taxi drivers, Scorsese’s complicated anti-heroes navigate mean streets of their own morality, torn between rebellion and acceptance, sin and redemption. While his characters spiral out of control, Scorsese captures every frame with masterly control.   //   SCORSESE, drawn from his personal collection, explores his inspirations, creative process and key collaborations, offering comprehensive insight into Scorsese’s career as an ...