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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 ...

Special Event Screenings of Guilty are taking place around the country this October!

The film depicts the final days in the life of Myuran Sukumaran, the convicted criminal who became an accomplished artist on death row under the tutorship of artist Ben Quilty. In the film, clinical preparations for capital punishment contrast with Myuran’s indomitable spirit as he creates some of his most powerful paintings just before his execution by an Indonesian firing squad alongside fellow Australian Andrew Chan in April 2015. Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were fully rehabi...

19th Lavazza Italian Film Festival to open with the Australian Premiere of Loro!

Presented by Palace, the program, consisting of 37 feature films and 2 short films, celebrates cinema d’italia in all its glory – from the funny and outrageous to lavish romance, poetic drama and revealing documentaries. With 33 Australian Premieres, the Lavazza Italian Film Festival is the place to experience la dolce vita and lose yourself in the best Italian cinema on the big screen. This year’s SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS include the 2018 winner of Best Original Screenplay at Cannes ...

The 2018 Lavazza Italian Film Festival returns this September!

Sitting at the heart of the program are our SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS which include: The 2018 winner of Best Original Screenplay at Cannes Film Festival, HAPPY AS LAZZARO, Alice Rohrwacher’s (The Wonders LIFF14) enchanting third film; and from Matteo Garrone, the director of Gomorrah comes DOGMAN - the Cannes Film Festival award-winning tale of a dog-lover in desolate Southern Italy who is driven to terrifying extremes by a violent local bully. Strong dramas are aplenty with films from ...