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Palestinian Film Festival coming to Dendy Coorparoo next month!

The festival focuses on universal themes of people, place, and politics, aiming to navigate intercultural understanding and promote Palestinian life, art and culture. Showcasing a diverse and innovative selection of Palestinian films from around the world, the festival is a cinematic journey of creative, thought-provoking storytelling.   //     The festival is part of a thriving Palestinian film industry working to facilitate Palestinian cultural output while ...

Vive le cinéma: Alliance Française French Film Festival Programme has been announced!

The whirlwind programme of 41 films features some of the greatest directors (Catherine Breillat, Michel Gondry, Albert Dupontel...) and biggest stars (Juliette Binoche, Catherine Deneuve, Daniel Auteuil, Laure Calamy, Camille Cottin...) of the French silver screen. Established by the Alliance Française, the French culture and language institution offering online and in-person language courses and events nationwide, the AF FFF is a celebration of cultural exchange, fostering deeper connec...

Chinese Film Festival is coming to Dendy Cinemas!

This is a brand-new celebration of Chinese film in Australia, aligned with Chinese Lunar New Year. The program includes a curated selection of new and classic Chinese film titles including: Green Night – From director Han Shuai comes this thrilling action drama in the vein of Thelma and Louise but with a difference. Starring China’s biggest movie star Fan Bingbing, the film highlights the idea that an invisible hand restrains women’s agency and maybe gender equality is, after ...

BLUSSH Romance Festival is coming to Brisbane this month!

BLUSSH Romance Festival Director, Sue-Anne Chapman, shared the inspiration behind the event: "Queensland was producing more romance films and publishing more romance writers than anywhere else in Australia. And it was determined this was cause to celebrate. And so, BLUSSH was born. BLUSSH is for the lovers of love. Through film and literature, the festival will share the magic and beauty of falling in love.” The festival boasts a diverse program that includes premieres, previews, ...

Unlock a world of discovery at World Science Festival Brisbane!

For ten days from Friday 15 March until Sunday 24 March 2024, the festival will offer a lab full of workshops, engaging conversations, awe-inspiring demonstrations, art installations, and a curated program of free and ticketed events for visitors of all ages. Featuring an incredible line-up of speakers, festival Co-Founder and physicist Professor Brian Greene is returning to Brisbane with a brand-new show, Beyond the Stars, exploring cosmology, quantum reality, the formation of stars and ...

Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2024 is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!

This unique collection of short films from around the globe document the beauty and power of the ocean, and celebrate the divers, surfers, swimmers and oceanographers who live for the sea’s salt spray; who chase the crests of waves; and who marvel at the mysteries of the big blue.   //     The films feature captivating cinematography, complete with awe-inspiring underwater scenes and fast-paced wave sequences that have been captured from unbelievable vantage ...

AACTA Festival 2024: Where Aussie screen magic takes centre stage on the Gold Coast!

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) proudly announces the debut of the AACTA Festival, a four-day celebration of Australia's vibrant screen industry, that promises an immersive experience for all, from industry professionals to film enthusiasts, school-leavers, families, and aspiring creatives – the Festival, including the AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel Group, will be hosted at the Home of the Arts (HOTA) from February 8-11, 2024. With more than 70 events on ...

Blussh Romance Festival – coming February 2024!

BLUSSH Romance Festival Director, Sue-Anne Chapman said, “More romance films are being made, and romance books being written, in Brisbane than anywhere else in Australia. And this is how BLUSSH ROMANCE FESTIVAL was born – a super fun event to showcase these wonderful stories and provide audiences with an opportunity to come together with like-minded romance film and book enthusiasts”. Buy love this Christmas with early bird tickets to BLUSSH’S inaugural Opening Night Gala and ...

Fairy Tales: Truth, Power and Enchantment is now screening at Australian Cinémathèque!

This free cinema program presents beloved classics alongside contemporary retellings. Fairy tales have always been a means of speaking truth to power; challenging injustice and providing hope. This program highlights how filmmakers have innovated on older stories to resonate in different times and contexts. The program tells these tales across five thematic strands, each strand exploring how fairy tales inform ideas of transformation, identity, and wonder.   //   ...

Iranian Film Festival of Australia returns in 2023!

Forced to pause in 2022 in response to the recent social and political changes in Iran, the festival this year returns with a remarkable program of thought-provoking, heart-warming, and award-winning feature films and documentaries showcasing the rich cultural tapestry of Iran and demonstrating that the unwavering spirit of storytelling shines brightly despite challenging times. Thirteen films will be presented, including eleven Australian premieres and both the 2023 UK and the 2024 Iranian ...