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30th Alliance Française French Film Festival – In Brisbane from March 14!

This very special Festival edition, which will showcase its innumerable delights across 12 distinct categories with self-explanatory titles ranging from “Paris Snapshots,” “Summertime,” “Lighten Up,” and “Critically Acclaimed,” will also present a selection of outstanding movies from Belgium, Canada and Switzerland via its “Across Borders” category including The Fall of the American Empire (La chute de l’empire Américain), a richly amusing comedy drama from renowned ...

Rob Brydon – I am Standing Up Australian Tour

The Swansea-born radio and TV presenter got his big break in 2000 with Marion and Geoff, the series of short comedy monologues on BBC2. He is perhaps best known for his role of Bryn West in the sitcom Gavin & Stacey and the BBC One hit comedy panel show Would I Lie To You? His film credits include Swimming With Men, Early Man, The Huntsman: Winter’s War, Cinderella and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.   //   But stand-up comedy is where Brydon is in his element ...

Save the date, s’il vous plaît! The Alliance Française French Film Festival is coming to Brisbane this March!

The full festival line-up will be released on Thursday January 31st with tickets on-sale the same day through www.palacecinemas.com.au. The Festival promises to be more passionate, more emotional, more dramatic, more French than even before with over 50 films and special events showcasing the best of French cinema.   //   Mark January 31st in your diary and keep March & April completely free so you can take full advantage of this amazing cinematic event! We are ...

Win tickets to the Cine Latino Film Festival!

Cine Latino is delighted to announce that comedian Iván Aristeguieta will be this year’s Festival Ambassador. Iván turned his hand to comedy after a successful career as a brew master and food technologist in his homeland of Venezuela. Since migrating to Australia in 2012, Iván has quickly made a name for himself on the comedy festival circuit here and overseas. In 2017, Iván toured his smash hit show 'Juithy' around Australia and his sitcom Lost in Pronunciationaired on ABC TV. Iván ...

Win tickets to the Russian Resurrection Film Festival 2018!

The festival opens on 7 November with The Coach, directed by and featuring super hunk Danila Kozlovsky - the biggest name in Russia cinema at the moment. The Coach captures the emotion and spirit of the Russian football world, following Yuri, the country’s star striker, and his fall from grace and subsequent redemptive arc. The film is heart-warming and inspirational - a great choice for the festival premiere. In The Hood is another Danila Kozlovsky film. This one is edgy and hyper-m...

The Breeders are touring Australia this November/December!

It all culminated in the epic Lollapalooza tour of ’94, when Last Splash went platinum and the Melody Maker opined, “[the Breeders] are probably the most casually brilliant band around.”   //   In March 2018, The Breeders returned with ‘All Nerve’ – their first new album in a decade – which reunited the original line-up and earned a perfect five stars in Record Collector magazine, who gushed “The Breeders are a law unto themselves, and All Nerve finds ...

Russian Resurrection Film Festival turns 15!

The festival has released a sneak peek of the lineup, confirming some of this year's most anticipated Russian films. Sobibor and Selfie, the latest two films by Russian actor, Konstantin Khabensky, have been confirmed, as well as The Last Warrior, a captivating new fantasy film, Ice, a figure skating melodrama, Night Shift, a raucous comedy about male strippers, and Coach, Danila Kozlovsky’s directorial debut. Kozlovsky cleverly aligned Coach to release just before this year’s FIFA ...

Love & Desire Exhibition is coming to the National Gallery of Australia this December!

In mid-nineteenth century Britain, a group of rebellious young artists emulated the spirit of early Renaissance painting in protest against the art establishment of the era and society at large. Radically flouting convention, these artists revelled in the use of brilliant colour, meticulous detail and exquisite layering. The Pre-Raphaelites drew inspiration from the great love stories of history and literature, the tempestuousness of lustful entanglements, and the wonder of religious icons. ...

19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival Preview Reviews

This year’s festival will feature a fantastic selection of films like the comedies Put Nonna In The Freezer, a dark comedy about an up-tight policeman that changes his ways for love and My Big Gay Italian Wedding, that illustrates the power a loving mother has in garnering acceptance for her gay son with his homophobic father. It also ends with a great song and dance number. And on a more serious side there are films like The Order Of Things that takes a look at the contentious subject ...

Palestinian Film Festival 2018

Showcasing and celebrating the very best of Palestinian cinema, the festival has been running for ten years with broad community interest and support. The Festival is proud to present its 2018 program filled with gripping, award-winning features, shorts and documentaries screening around the country this September and November.   //   For more information about the program please head to their website. Palestinian Film Festival Sydney - 20-27 September, Dendy Newtown ...