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Beauty in the B Grade is coming to GOMA next month!

From the sublime to the outrageous, ‘Beauty in the B Grade’ celebrates the ‘B’ movie at its height from the 1930s to the 1960s. Produced quickly, with a fraction of the budget of an ‘A’ feature film, ‘B’ pictures mirrored popular genres of the time, and screened before the highly publicised ‘A’ film in double features at movie theatres in the 1930s and 1940s. With the rising popularity of television in the 1950s — and with a delight in tales of haunted houses, mystical ...

Cesar-nominated films to screen at this year’s Alliance Française French Film Festival

The Sisters Brothers (Les Freres Sisters), Jacques Audiard's western starring Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly, has received nine nominations, including for Best Director. The film has already enjoyed a number of international accolades including winning the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival last year and screened at the launch of the 2019 Alliance Française French Film Festival just two weeks ago. The Alliance Française French Film Festival’s Opening Night film, Pierre ...

Radical Reels Tour 2018 is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

The 2018 Radical Reels Australian tour features a carefully curated program of films that has something for every kind of adrenaline junkie. And for the first time, audiences can choose their own adventure with a choice of three programs on show, instead of just the same  films screened every night.   //   The program of films for each night is listed below. 4 Dec – Orange Program 5 Dec – Red Program 6 Dec – Yellow Program 7 Dec – Yellow Program Grab your ...

The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival returns this month!

Opening the festival is UNDER THE TREE, a very dark comedy from Icelandic writer-director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson. The shade from a front-yard tree sees the already simmering tensions between two families come to the boil in an astute observation of suburban mores. Mid-way through the 20-day festival will be special event screenings of AMATEURS, winner of the 2018 Göteborg Film Festival award for Best Nordic Film. The comedy from director Gabriela Pichler hints at the changing face of ...

Be the first in the world to see Aussie Film Occupation!

Due to popular demand, Pinnacle Films and Monster Fest are pleased to announce an ENCORE Screening of OCCUPATION on Friday May 25th at Event Cinemas Myer Centre. With the first screening having sold out in 3 days be quick and don’t miss your last chance to be the first in the world to see Occupation ahead of its general release. Both sessions will include a Q&A with special guests from the film!   //   After their small Australian country town is annihilated by ...

Exotic Hollywood at GoMA

An eclectic mix of documentary, drama and escapist fantasy, these films transplanted topical narratives of shifting gender, race and social values to the dramatic foreign landscapes of Africa, the Middle East, the South Seas and Asia.   //   'Exotic Hollywood' brings together a selection of these films drawn from the time between World War One and World War Two, when international tourism was still only accessible to the affluent. It offers insights into the American ...

All the World’s Memories at GoMA

The program features works that reflect on humanity's engagement with the natural world and built environment; portraits of public and private personalities made from home recordings; visual essays and compilations that mine material appropriated from news agencies, advertising and popular cinema; and pioneering collage films that juxtapose found footage from disparate sources. Connecting the various works is a desire to understand the world through poetic forms of montage.   // ...

I Am Not Your Negro screening exclusively at ACMI

From acclaimed director Raoul Peck (The Man by the Shore, Lumumba, Murder in Pacot), I Am Not Your Negrobrings to life Remember This House, the unfinished manuscript of American novelist and intellectual James Baldwin. Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, this blistering film shares Baldwin’s personal experience of racism as considered through the lens of civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcom X and Martin Luther King Jr. A most expertly crafted documentary of recent times I Am Not Your ...

Office Christmas Party Competition

An A-list comedy cast including Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, T.J. Miller and Kate McKinnon star in Office Christmas Party, the hilarious new film from the makers of Blades of Glory. When CEO Carol Vanstone (Aniston) tries to close her hard-partying brother’s branch of the business, he (Miller) and his Chief Technical Officer (Bateman) must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their ...

Theo Angelopoulos

His films are celebrated for their poetic and elliptical style, choreographed sequences and haunting cinematography. Angelopoulos's career was marked by a number of loosely connected film cycles — a trilogy of history, trilogy of silence, trilogy of borders and unfinished trilogy of modern Greece. Each confront different social, economic and cultural legacies, including Greece's occupation and independence from Ottoman Turkey; a political history involving military dictatorship and ...