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THE BRITISH ARE COMING – announcement of the MINI British Film Festival Programme

The Festival will open nationally with MILITARY WIVES from director Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty, 1997). Kristin Scott Thomas leads this inspiring drama about the bravery of the women of war, and the power of the music that saved them. And closing the Festival will be the highly anticipated film THE GOOD LIAR. Based on the widely acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle, Oscar-winning screenwriter Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, 1998) directs this wicked thriller featuring magnificent lead ...

Russian Resurrection Film Festival returns with rambunctious comedies, riotous action and retrospective classics!

The 2019 Festival will screen 16 brand new features and three retrospective classics across Perth (25-30 October), Brisbane (5-13 November), Canberra(6-10 November), Sydney (7-17 November), Melbourne (8-17 November), Gold Coast (9-10 November) & Adelaide (14-17 November). “We’re thrilled to bring you the best Russian cinema of 2019! This year’s program features the distinctive perspectives of Russian filmmakers, showcasing both seasoned cinematic legends and the voices of ...

The Korean Film Festival returns for 2019, bringing the best Korean films down under!

The festival is slated to tour Sydney (22-31 Aug), Canberra (22-25 Aug), Brisbane (5-8 Sept) and Melbourne (5-12 Sept) with big budget blockbusters, gripping indie flicks, rom-coms, pop culture musings and more!   //   Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, KOFFIA showcases the wonder of Korean culture through a packed program of world-class films and is a cinematic experience for people of all tastes, ages and cultural backgrounds. Every film presented at ...

Save the date – the Lavazza Italian Film Festival to screen nationally this September!

The 20th edition of the festival will showcase 26 of the best new Italian films from the last year as well as classic cinematic gems, Special Presentations, aperitivo nights, receptions and galas across screens in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart and Byron Bay from 17 September. Festival Director Elysia Zeccola said, “For 20 years we have shared our love of cinema and Italian culture striving to present the best new films from Italy for film-lovers and ...

Palace Touring: 2019 Music Film Festival

With special events hosted by Young Henrys for the Opening & Closing Nights (with a complimentary beer or cider on arrival!)*, they are thrilled to open with the Australian Premiere of the brand new, stunning 4K restoration – THE DOORS: THE FINAL CUT – supervised by Oliver Stone and brought to life with a newly remastered soundtrack. A psychedelic and powerful musical portrait that brilliantly captures the furious energy of the 60s and the myth of The Doors’ iconic frontman, Jim ...

2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival – Aniara Movie Review

Trapped on a ship hurtling through the cosmos with no immediate destination, the society on board breaks down. There are suicides, anarchy, incarcerations and the formation of cults. The banner of civility is ripped off and the veneer of society is gone.   //   This cautionary tale is based on the poem Aniara by Swedish Nobel laureate Harry Martinson. It paints a harsh picture on a future where the corporation that runs the space craft now runs the society and their ...

Moon Film Festival is coming to the Dendy Cinemas this month!

In the years before and since, the Moon has featured in stories of exploration, inspiration, and retrospection, especially so in the movies.   //   The Moon Film Festival, curated by Adventurer of the Year Michael Smith, will showcase a selection of favourite, obscure, short and even the “cheesy” films that feature our beloved celestial buddy. Moon Film Festival 16-24 July 2019 Dendy Cinemas around the country www.dendy.com.au

ZIRK! Circus – The Big Top Spectacular is coming to Australia

Prepare to be wildly entertained as ZIRK! CIRCUS brings together Russia’s finest big top traditions with the daring skills of today’s greatest circus superstars. Featuring an all-star company whose talents have been perfected with some of the most celebrated circuses in the world, artists join us from past tours with Cirque Du Soleil, The Russian State Circus, Ringling Bros – Barnum and Bailey and the Swiss National Circus.   //   Step inside the Big Top Chapiteau ...

2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival program has been announced and trailer released!

The Festival will open with the cheeky, star-studded Danish comedy HAPPY ENDING from actress-turned-director Hella Joof (2015 Scandi FF smash hit All Inclusive). Top Danish actors Birthe Neumann (five Robert Awards from the Danish Film Academy, two Bodils from the Danish Film Critics) and Kurt Ravn (two Bodils) head up the cast, which also includes Mette Munk Plum (Borgen), Tammi Øst (The Killing) and Scandi FF 2017 guest Charlotte Sieling (The Man, Borgen, Homeland). The centerpiece ...

Monet – Impression Sunrise Exhibition is now open at NGA

Impression, Soleil levant, which rarely leaves the museum walls in Paris, will be coming to a newly designed exhibition space at the NGA this winter, along with some forty impressionist and related paintings from the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris, the Tate, and Australian and New Zealand collections. Alongside Monet’s masterpieces are key paintings by JMW Turner, whose early works inspired Monet, James McNeill Whistler, Alfred Sisley and Eugène Boudin, among others.   // ...