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The 2022 Italian Film Festival returns this spring – with first highlights being announced!

The 2022 Festival opens in Brisbane on 21 September with Italian box office hit BELLI CIAO, starring comedic duo Pio and Amedeo. It follows two formerly inseparable friends who reunite in their hometown in Puglia after years apart, resulting in an entertaining north versus south culture clash. Opening Night receptions will include delicious Italian antipasti, Santa Margherita Prosecco and more. Direct from the Cannes Film Festival is this year's Festival Centrepiece NOSTALGIA, directed ...

Shakespeare to Winehouse – Icons from the National Portrait Gallery, London Exhibition

Start planning now to visit famous faces from the sixteenth century to today. Think Mandela, Malala, Churchill, Diana, Bowie, Sheeran, Westwood and more! And iconic artists like Warhol, Hockney, Emin, van Dyck, Rubens and Freud. There’ll be fame, power, love, loss, innovation and the downright inspirational – it’s going to be incredible.   //   This really is a rare, once-in-a-generation opportunity – showing exclusively at the National Portrait Gallery in ...

What to watch at the 2020 Alliance Française French Film Festival

So, we have some ‘Top 5’ lists, including: FILMS TO GET YOUR HEART RACING FILMS TO MAKE YOU LOL SPOTLIGHT ON PARIS WEIRD AND WACKY FILMS FOR THE CULTURALLY AND POLITICALLY INQUISITIVE FILMS TO SET YOUR HEART AFLUTTER FILMS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY FILMS YOU SHOULD SEE IF YOU’VE NEVER SEEN A FRENCH FILM BEFORE AND ARE A TEENY BIT SCARED Whether you are a French film aficionado or a first timer, there is something for everyone at the 2020 Alliance Française French Film ...

The Moro Spanish Film Festival Announces First Highlights for 2020 Programme!

The following six titles are our first sneak peak into the curated programme which will screen nationally from 21 April exclusively at Palace Cinemas. From Spain, the selection includes: Oscar-winner Alejandro Amenábar’s exposé of the 1936 Spanish coup WHILE AT WAR (Mientras dure la Guerra). Filmed across Spain and Argentina, it reveals the personal side of politics through the eyes of writer Miguel de Unamuno. Trapped inside a small apartment where hidden secrets slowly rise to ...

Dates announced for the 2020 Alliance Française French Film Festival

In keeping with such a momentous year, this beloved event will once again unveil a thrilling selection of contemporary French cinema, guaranteed to captivate and stimulate audiences around the country. Presented by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and Unifrance Films, the 2020 season will screen at Palace Cinemas and affiliate locations throughout March and April, encompassing 8 cities and 4 satellite locations. Celebrating his 4th year as ...

Russell Brand – Recover Live Tour is coming to Australia early 2020

This 90-minute experience will introduce you to the system that saved his life, continues to save his sanity and will work for anyone who is willing to commit to it.   //   This is a program for living for those aspiring to be saints who have lived too long among demons. This is an alternative vision for life at a time devoid of real values and connection. This could be the thing you have been looking for and it’s weird that this is the way you’re going to find ...

Hugh Ramsay Exhibition is now showing at the NGA

Displaying a passion for art early on, Ramsay entered the National Gallery School in Melbourne at 16. Spending time in Paris as a young man, he worked from a studio in Montparnasse for much of 1901–02 and had four paintings selected for the New Salon in Paris in 1902, an exceptional feat for an emerging artist.   //   Ramsay was close to his family and featured them in his work, the most notable being those of his sisters, Jessie, Margaret and Nell. Two of them feature ...

Rolling Thunder Vietnam back by popular demand in 2020

The powerful production, comprising brilliant songs, stunning video footage and an emotive story, has become one of the most talked about musical and theatrical events since its world premiere in 2014. It is a vibrant and stirring show with humanity and heart. The Director of the Australian War Memorial, Dr Brendan Nelson, is Patron of the Rolling Thunder Vietnam tour in 2020. “The show brings to life stories of courage, endurance, sacrifice and love in the context of the Vietnam ...

The charming American acoustic-fold due, The Brother Brothers, have announced their first Aussie Tour!

Since dropping their debut album, Some People I Know in 2018, via Compass Records the duo received critical praise from the likes of Rolling Stone Country, NPR, Billboard and more. Inspired by Appalachian folk and bluegrass traditions, their striking music is laden with pitch perfect sibling harmonies and captivating lyrics, revealing their journeys of living across various parts of east and west North America.   //   Touring as an acoustic-folk duo, David plays cello ...

Hot Chip’s – A Bath Full of Ecstasy Tour is coming to Australia!

Also in the country headlining Victoria’s Golden Plains and Wollongong’s Farmer and the Owl Festivals, the band will be ably supported on all sideshow dates (excluding Canberra) by Melbourne funk synthesist Harvey Sutherland (LIVE).   //   Arriving with a reputation for sonic wizardry cultivated through nearly two decades of marvellously consistent output, Hot Chip have always had an ability to charm all who stand before them. Australian fans will await the chance to ...