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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 ...

Sunshine Coast Asian Food Festival 2019

Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic blanket and relax in the sunshine whilst enjoying the amazing tastes of Asia. There will be live entertainment all afternoon. This is sure to be a not to be missed afternoon so get a group of friends and come and enjoy!   //   Join them for an afternoon Riesling Masterclass with Spicers own sommelier Peter Marchant. Due to the nature of this event unfortunately dietary requirements cannot be catered for. Sunshine Coast Asian ...

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 ...

APT9 CInema: New Bollywood – Currents in Indian Cinema

The rapid social changes in contemporary India is sparking a resurgence in independent filmmaking and in turn opening up possibilities for a more flexible cinema industry. These new films boast storylines that challenge long-standing social mores.   //   The program will include ‘New Bollywood’ films Kapoor and Sons 2016 and Queen 2014 alongside award-winning independent films such as the cheeky comedy about democracy Newton 2017 and the gently powerful Hotel ...

Woodford Folk Festival just got a whole lot cooler!

The self-contained pop-up village will welcome more than 2000 artists, performers and presenters; 8000 campers; and an aggregate attendance of 125,000 people for the 33rd annual Woodford Folk Festival from 27 December 2018 to 1 January 2019. When complete, there will be 25 stages, 200 shops, 60 cafes and food vendors, 14 bars, chill out areas, a creche, general stores, medical facilities well as state-of-the-art water and waste water treatment systems, recycling stations and compost ...

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...

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 ...

Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 is coming this October!

Presented by QAGOMA, the 11-day citywide Festival will showcase more than 100 feature, documentary and short films, including new releases from around the world and a series of curated highlights exploring current ideas from Iranian, Asian and African filmmakers. The BIFF 2018 cinema experience also includes VR theatre performances, silent films presented with new live scores and platforms for filmmakers to engage with audiences. Join Artistic Director Amanda Slack-Smith and her team ...

Backbone Festival 2018 – How Soon Is Now?

The tyrannical grip of the internet incites rebellion against cold and passive interactions, leaving humanity searching for places to be touched and for artworks that move them. In a world where all is shared, from our breakfast to our relationships, where can we find those unforgettable intimate moments that add unpredictable dimensions to the rectangular screens we see ourselves framed in?   //   Backbone Festival – How Soon Is Now? is Backbone’s annual event that ...