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Film Noir at GoMA

'Film Noir' considers a history of this distinctly American style. It brings together a selection of pre-noir films from the 1920s and 1930s, including beloved gangster stories (Underworld 1927, Josef von Sternberg) and influential German expressionist films (M 1931, Fritz Lang), alongside film noir classics (Double Indemnity 1944, Billy Wilder; The Big Sleep 1946, Howard Hawks). It also considers contemporary cinemas with the themes and aesthetics of film noir (Taxi Driver 1976, Martin ...

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 ...

SUPERCELL: Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane

Co-­founded and curated by Kate Usher and Glyn Roberts, SUPERCELL was born one evening in the midst of a nasty tropical storm. The term refers to the collision of multiple particles to create a major event with widespread beauty, ferocity, spectacle and rejuvenation -­ the perfect description of a festival only Brisbane and its unique climate, could create. // The opportunity for Brisbane and Queensland to be the centre of dance in Australia and recognised on the global stage persua...

Jungle Love Music and Arts Festival 2016

Acting more as a surreal wonderland than a music festival, every part of Jungle Love has been meticulously pored over to provide a liberating and immersive experience for all attendees. A luscious campsite nestled under a breezy canopy of trees, surrounded by a freshwater stream (that you can swim in) is the backdrop, and music is the soundtrack. Pulling out an array of impressive one-of-a-kinds; creativity is at the core of every planning stage and Jungle Love 2016 steps it up a notch. ...

Shakespeare On Film at ACMI

With so much high drama, history and romance, its little wonder that William Shakespeare is credited with more film adaptations that any other writer. Special presentations include Play On! Shakespeare in Silent Cinema with a new score by the Globe musicians and a digital restoration of Richard III with an exclusive on-stage discussion between Ian McKellen and Richard Loncraine recorded at BFI Southbank. Program partners The British Council, British Film Institute. Shakespeare On ...

Doctor Who Festival 2015

The Festival will be held on the 21st & 22nd November 2015 at the Royal Hall of Industries and Hordern Pavilion, the Doctor Who Festival promises fans a unique insight into the imagination and skills put into bringing an episode of Doctor Who to you. This includes exclusive access to the people that make it happen, giving you the chance to get inside the adventure. Meet the Cast This is your chance to attend Q&A sessions which will get you closer than ever before to Twelfth ...

Queensland Poetry Festival 2015

50+ sessions featuring interstellar guests Les Murray, Quan (Regurgitator), Mayda Del Valle (US), Angela Meyer, MacGillivray (Scotland), Michael Farrell, Ivy Alvarez (NZ), Omar Musa, C.R. Avery (Canada), David Brooks, Krissy Kneen, Ryan Van Winkle (Scotland), Hope One (NZ), Justin Stephenson (Canada), Damian Cowell (TISM), and the 2015 Arts Queensland Poet in Residence Kate Durbin (pictured). Plus special in-flight features the 2015 Poetry Awards, Australian Poetry Slam – QLD Final, ...

GreazeFest Kustom Kulture Festival 2015

Advance tickets are being snapped up quickly with two artist announcements revealing a long and jampacked program of over 30 national and international performers set to get the joint jiving over three days and nights. Presented by Robot Productions, over 15,000 rock’n’roll fans are destined to flock to the event, which will take place over two consecutive weekends, bringing with it all things rockabilly, vintage and retro. For its 16th year, Brisbane’s Rocklea Showground will ...

Vivid Sydney – Light, Music and Ideas Festival

The Hoodoo Gurus will perform an exclusive one-off show at the Powerhouse Museum and a new line up of cutting edge, innovative performances will be held across the city at new venues Goodgod Small Club, Oxford Art Factory and Freda’s, with the Seymour Centre, The Basement, The Argyle and Barrio Cellar part of the line-up again in 2015. Part of the Vivid Music program, Vivid LIVE at the Sydney Opera House features a 10-night run of exclusive Sydney-only performances and for the first ...

Splendour in the Grass 2015

In 2015 Splendour’s Amphitheatre, Mix Up, GW McLennan and Tiny Dancer stages will bring you over 100 of the most awesome acts touring the planet right now. And with a program that spans the full three days of the festival, Tiny Dancer will be jumping to the tune of Australia’s preeminent DJs! From revered internationals to the freshest homegrown acts of today, they’re on their way to Byron Bay! At some point though you’ll need a break from stage hopping, and when you do…. ...