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The Big Bike Film Night will be touring Australia throughout August to October!

This year’s treasure chest of films includes one rider’s colourful adventure through dramatic landscapes to the illumination of hot air balloons; a small School’s ambitious plan to create a sustainable way to increase students hauora (a Māori philosophy of health and well-being); three friends mission to the centre of South America on a treacherous 2500-kilometre bike and raft trip; a camp designed for female athletes to ride together and progress together; a group of young rowdies ...

The 2022 Calsberg Scandinavian Film Festival full programme has been revealed!

This year’s specially curated selection encompasses films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden with a number arriving direct from this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Opening the Festival is the Australian Premiere of MARGRETE – QUEEN OF THE NORTH (Margrete den første), a lavish historical drama set in 1402 from acclaimed director Charlotte Sieling. It explores the legacy and dilemmas faced by Denmark’s Queen Margrete (the brilliant Trine Dyrholm) a visionary ruler who ...

The Power and Passion of Jane Campion retrospective is coming to GOMA

Winner of multiple Academy Awards and the first female filmmaker to be awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, her films have been celebrated for their unique vision and subversive portrayals of women rejecting the strictures of their societies. This program presents all of Campion’s features to date, along with a curated selection of her short films. After studying filmmaking at Sydney’s Australian Film, Television and Radio School in the early 1980s, the success of ...

Broad Encounters new immersive theatre experience – Love Lust Lost – is coming to Brisbane this July!

The troublemakers and disrupters of Broad Encounters have been embroiling themselves in a fresh intoxication - one of love, lust . . . and loss. In this scintillating, adults-only immersive theatrical adventure, the collective take on the timeless tales of Jules Verne, Hans Christian Anderson and Joseph Conrad, in a collision that promises adventures in an intricate and enthralling underworld of terrible sacrifice, sweet surrender, lost souls and a whole lot of fun. The real story of the ...

The Speigeltent is back with the smash hit Champagne-Cabaret, Blanc De Blanc Encore!

As part of Brisbane Festival’s early event program 2022, The Spiegeltent will be setting up at its new Northshore home, Twilight Electric, from 27 July for a strictly limited season. This is the return of the hit 2019 Brisbane Festival show, Blanc de Blanc Encore, which has broken box-office records across Australia since its Sydney Opera House premiere. It’s time to re-immerse yourself in the hedonistic, glamorous and extravagant world of vintage French flair, risqué humour, ...

The Carlsberg Scandinavian Film Festival set to return this Winter!

From the 2022 Cannes Film Festival Critics’ Week is Finland’s The Woodcutter Story (Metsurin tarina), the directorial debut from Mikko Myllylahti. In an idyllic village, Pepe the woodcutter’s quiet life is suddenly torn apart by a series of tragic events over the course of a few days but he seems to be fine with it, as if he held a secret to existence that is hard to grasp. This idiosyncratic black comedy direct from Cannes had many people talking and will certainly be a highlight of ...

Pixar Putt is teeing of at Northshore Brisbane this June!

Australia’s much loved open-air mini golf sensation is made up of interactive putt-putt holes inspired by the stories, characters, and icons from some of Pixar’s most beloved films including Toy Story, Monsters Inc., The Incredibles, Luca, plus many more! This latest Brisbane season will also feature brand-new holes from Pixar’s two latest releases, Turning Red and Lightyear. Putt your way around 9 or 18 holes at Northshore Brisbane, for a strictly limited season starting 3:00pm ...

Stand With Ukraine at Dendy Cinemas

All proceeds which include 100% of the Box Office will be donated to the International Red Cross and directed towards the Ukrainian Relief.   //   Inspired by real life events - The story of The Guide takes place in the early 1930s during the Holodomor, or Terror-Famine when the Soviet regime killed millions of Ukrainians largely by starvation. Several nations have formally recognized the Holodomor as a genocide. Close your eyes. Watch with your heart. The Guide ...

Direct from Japan, Maho Magic Bar will se the Brisbane night ablaze this July!

Playing at Brisbane’s all new Twilight Electric precinct at Northshore, as part of Brisbane Festival’s early event program, MAHO MAGIC BAR promises to jet audiences into a neon-lit ‘Tokyo’ night, with all the mischief, mayhem, cocktails and laughter you could wish for. Step inside the dazzling pop-up venue and you will find an intimate bespoke and gorgeously refined bar and entertainment space spread across six performance areas. After taking your seat and selecting your drink of ...

Mad Dance Festival is back!

The festival is an opportunity to showcase the world-class street dance artists right here in Brisbane and across Australia. B-boys, B-girls, poppers and lockers, and hip-hop heavy-weights are taking over Metro Arts for an unmissable 2-week line-up of performances, creative developments, battles, workshops, artist talks and activations.   //   Mad Dance Festival 2022 8 - 18 June 2022 Metro Arts, West End, Brisbane www.metroarts.com.au