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The Elizabeth Picture Theatre to bring back the movie experience to Brisbane City!

The brand-new Elizabeth Picture Theatre is located in the Heritage-listed Tara House, best known as the Old Irish Club in Elizabeth Street, and will offer an affordable and quality cinema experience to moviegoers of all ages. The Sourris brothers, Stephen and Peter, are the passionate movie lovers behind the project, the same men who refurbished the derelict New Farm Cinemas in 2013. They are dedicated to giving cinema fans a mix of retro style and state of the art sound and vision, plus ...

Through a Glass, Darkly: The Films of Ingmar Bergman at GoMA

His films are known for their explication of deep religious concerns, their heartfelt understanding of the intricacies of human relationships, and for their arrestingly beautiful imagery. Bergman inspired countless filmmakers with his depth of vision and intelligence, yet the heart and power of his artistry remains inimitable.   //   This program includes a selection of Bergman's key directorial works that illustrate the development and breadth of his oeuvre. They are ...

Get What You Need with Music Cinema at GoMA

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Director Chris Saines CNZM said tickets were on sale now for more than 25 films in ‘Get What You Want: Music Cinema’, a program screening from 2 September to 2 October in conjunction with Brisbane Festival. // The film program covers all genres of music from country to disco, folk to hip hop, house to punk, and metal to reggae. It includes films that provide insight on the music and lives of artists including Kurt Cobain, Amy ...

Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2016 Competition

Now a much anticipated fixture on the festival calendar, the third Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival presented by Palace will see some of the most exciting and fresh movies from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland grace Palace Cinema screens around Australia from 5 July. National Festivals Director Elysia Zeccola Hill who has been running the festivals at Palace Cinemas for the last 18 years said: “Scandinavia has produced some of the most iconic films ever made. This festival ...

Shakespeare on Screen

Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death, this program is a taste of the breadth and dynamism with which filmmakers have transmuted his plays from stage to screen. It brings together a mixture of traditional adaptations and creative reinventions, along with films that look at both the performance and the performers of the texts themselves. From The Tempest in outer space (Forbidden Planet 1956) to Othello in a London jazz club (All Night Long 1962), Shakespeare's work ...

Epic Intimacy: The Cinema of Zhang Yimou & Gong Li Exhibition at ACMI

Spanning more than three decades, the filmmaking partnership between Zhang Yimou and Gong Li has produced some of mainland China’s most striking imagery and arresting tales. Commenting on the season, ACMI Senior Film Programmer, Kristy Matheson said ACMI was delighted to honour one of cinema’s most dynamic duos. “Yimou first cast an unknown drama student, Gong Li in his directorial debut, Red Sorghum (1987). From there, a rich artistic collaboration ensued, including Raise the Red ...

Myths And Legends – GoMA Cinema Summer Festival Program

A companion program to 2014’s ‘Fairytales and Fables’, ‘Myths and Legends’ continues to explore the powerful relationships between classic folklore and modern cinematic storytelling, incorporating renditions and reinterpretations of classic tales, as well as contemporary accounts that translate mythic metaphors into unexpected genres, such as film noir, science fiction, adventure, drama, romance, comedy and the western. The program features the epic battles of classical ...

Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema Movie Festival at ACMI

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is delighted to present a collection of landmark Polish films curated by one of the most accomplished and respected directors of our time, Martin Scorsese in Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema. Following his 2011 visit to the Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódž – the birthplace of the Polish Film School of the 1950s and 60s that put Polish cinema on the film map – Scorsese was compel...

Forbidden Hollywood: The Wild Days of pre-Code Cinema Movie Festival

‘Forbidden Hollywood’ celebrates this unique period of creative freedom which ended with the reinstatement of traditional moral values through the Motion Picture Production Code in 1934. Following the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and the Depression, struggling Hollywood studios sought to attract audiences by creating films that pushed the boundaries of social acceptability. With a gleeful mix of realism and glamour, these films tackled issues of sexuality and crime, social criticisms ...