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The Big Bike Film Night is riding into Brisbane this September!

This year’s treasure chest of films includes one man’s mission to ride EVERY street across New Zealand, an unusual Victorian pastime taking place in modern London; an Australian female rider who goes back in time to carry the stories of the past into the future; a rider who has a burden of blindness and its vulnerabilities to contend with while undertaking a gruelling self-supported fat bike race across the frozen tussocks of Finland; four adventurers bikerafting and exploring histori...

The 2021 St. ALi Italian Film Festival returns this spring!

With a focus on contemporary cinema that tells the stories from today’s Italy, plus a selection of classics honouring the country’s filmmaking tradition, this edition features a sensational line-up of much-loved stars and exciting emerging talent. The first highlights of the ST ALi Italian Film Festival offer a glimpse into the programme which celebrates Italian cinema and filmmakers at their very best: The Festival will open with the Australian premiere of THE TIES (Lacci) which ...

Brisbane City Council’s Green Heart Fair is coming to Brisbane this September!

Brisbane’s favourite sustainable living event is going virtual with an exciting online program and a number of ‘Brisbane Sustainability Agency’ pop-up stall locations to provide residents with an opportunity to collect a free native plant from 20-26 September. Brisbane City Council’s Green Heart Fair 20-26 September 2021 www.greenheartfair.com.au

North Queensland’s premier arts festival PUNQ unveils 2021 program!

From sugar-cane fields to island beaches, the 10-day festival will take place in some of the world’s most beautiful natural locations, inviting attendees to explore what lies beneath the surface of these seemingly sleepy sites. The biennial PUNQ festival aims to disrupt perceptions of North Queensland and this year expands from its roots in Wulgurukaba and Bindal Country (Townsville) to include Yunbenun (Magnetic Island), Gudjal Country (Charters Towers) and Warrgamay, Nywaigi & ...

Brisbane Festival returns with a brightly Brisbane program!

The uniquely Brisbane program celebrates the city with an awe-inspiring line-up of premiere productions, cutting edge collaborations, commissioned new work, award-winning performances, surprising venues and a brand-new Festival hub. Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch said Queenslanders will brightly embrace the Brisbane Festival as it brings the community together through the joy of rich arts experiences that celebrate positivity, resilience, and hope. “The 2021 program has a real ...

Charlie Chaplin Retrospective is coming to Dendy Cinemas!

Dendy Cinemas Coorparoo and Portside will be screening all the Charlie Chaplin Classics over this 10-month festival.   //   Opening on the 12th August, Dendy will screen THE KID (1921) for a special 100 year anniversary of this classic film. The remaining line-up includes: - September 16th: A Woman of Paris - 1923 October 14th: The Circus - 1928 November 11th: City Lights - 1931 December 9th; Modern Times - 1936 January 13th: The Great Dictator - 1940 February ...

Brisbane Comedy Festival Returns in 2021!

The Brisbane Comedy Festival returns with a star-studded line-up hitting the river city for three huge weeks of laughs and live gigs from 16 July to 8 August 2021. Warm-up your winter with a packed program of sizzling highlights featuring homegrown heroes repeat offenders and fan favourites playing three big Brisbane venues: Brisbane Powerhouse, The Tivoli, and The Fortitude Music Hall. In time-honoured fashion, the Brisbane Comedy Festival Opening Gala kicks off the 24-day event on ...

Submissions are now open for the 2021 Brisbane International Film Festival

With a fresh program team ringing in a new era for BIFF, the 2021 festival will see excellence in programming combined with unforgettable events and a renewed focus on industry and education. Submissions are now open in two categories – feature films and shorts films – and BIFF welcomes submissions across all genres and from all corners of the world. Festival Director Emily Avila said with international borders currently closed, the power of cinema to transport audiences was more ...

Brand new festival – Brisbane Winter Sessions – is debuting this August!

After a challenging past 12 months for the live music industry, Winter Sessions is all about celebrating our city’s amazing live music scene. Taking place in Brissie’s most iconic venues, from the CBD to the suburbs, the Winter Sessions program features a stellar lineup of established and emerging artists, across a wide range of music genres.   //   The inaugural year of this festival includes more than 30 free and ticketed events, with over 100 artists performing in ...

The Scandinavian Film Festival IS BACK – full program announced!

This year’s specially curated selection encompasses films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, including ten directed by women, with many screening for the first time outside of Europe. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, THE EMIGRANTS (Utvandrarna) will close the Festival. The Emigrants follows a struggling farming family in mid-19th Century Sweden who decide to embark on the arduous journey to new hope in America. Starring the late Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann, The ...