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Castaway with Rachel Perkins

Which five films would one of Australia's preeminent Indigenous filmmakers take to a desert island?

Real People Real Stories: Exhibition Launch

An photographic exhibition launch showcasing the art movement Real People Real Stories.

Twin Peaks

Join us for a marathon nine-hour celebration of this 90s surrealist television masterpiece.

The Walt Disney Animation Research Library

Learn about the Walt Disney Animation Research Library from Curator & Creative Director Lella Smith.

The Story of Dreams Come True

Creative Director Lella Smith talks about Dreams Come True: The Art of Disney's Classic Fairy Tales.

Disney Masterclass with Roy Conli and Glen Keane

Roy Conli and Glen Keane take you inside the enchanted kingdom for an exclusive Disney Masterclass.

Castaway with Roy Conli

Disney's Roy Conli reveals the five films a Hollywood Producer would take to a desert island.

Breaking Bad: Images from the Edge of America

Take a moral rollercoaster ride through this runaway cult series.

Castaway with Zan Rowe

Triple J morning presenter and Hottest 100 compiler, Zan Rowe, shares her top five flicks.

The Burton Club

ACMI reveals its darker side on Thursday nights with a weird and wonderful program capturing the spirit of Burton.

Bill Viola In Conversation

One of the world's most renowned contemporary artists discusses his remarkable work.

Analysing Burton

To coincide with Tim Burton: The Exhibition join us for a series of talks exploring the masterpieces of Tim Burton on and beyond the big screen.

Welcome to Deadwood

Join us for an exploration of the HBO drama Deadwood - a hell of a place to make your fortune.

Castaway with Julian Burnside AO QC

Barrister, human rights advocate and national treasure Julian Burnside shares his favourite films.

Melbourne Writers Festival

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Melbourne Writers Festival showcases the best and brightest in the literary world.

Burton Sunday Talks

Join practitioners that have worked with Burton, academics that speak about recurrent themes and explore local art and film projects that are 'Burtonesque'.

Castaway with Nadia Tass

Renowned Australian Producer and Director Nadia Tass discusses her top five films of all time.

rage with Guest Programmer John Safran

Take an insider's look at the iconic ABC TV music video show.

Sci-Fi and Spin-Offs

Voyage through sci-fi spin-offs, remakes, revivals and reincarnations with our intrepid panel.

Castaway with Catherine Deveny

Join Catherine as she reveals the films that have shaped her particular brand of cock-eyed humour.

2010 Short & Sharp Pitching Competition

A select group of finalists will pitch an idea for an original screen project to an industry panel.

Masterclass with Tim Burton

Join Margaret Pomeranz as she talks with acclaimed filmmaker Tim Burton about his creative process.

Museums in the 21st Century

Join the Director of MoMA and key Australian industry to explore museums in the 21st Century.

Castaway with Tim Burton

Tim Burton joins host Alan Brough to reveal the 5 seminal films that have influenced his career.

From U-Matic to YouTube

A national symposium celebrating three decades of Australian Indigenous community film and video.

Light in Winter 2010

The Light in Winter Artistic Director, Robyn Archer, in conversation with Rafael Lozano-Hemmer.

Gossip Girl Here

Join our panel for a heart-to-heart about teen dramas on the small screen.

Mad Men, Mad Women

Join a panel of tv and advertising gurus as they traverse the history and splendour of Mad Men.

Some Film Museums I Have Known

Take a darkly comic and fantastical journey into the heart of cinematic obsession.

A Thousand Words

To celebrate International Day for Sharing Life Stories, record your video portrait at ACMI.

Castaway with Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin

Respected Indigenous elder Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin shares her passions and her favourite films.

On The Wire

Join us as we search for America within the dark Baltimore streets of HBO's The Wire.

Lest We Forget: Capturing Stories of Service

This panel discussion and screening explores the importance of documenting personal stories of war.

Castaway with Chris Masters

Walkley Award-winning journalist Chris Masters discusses his work, influences and favourite films.

Loveable Murderers

We take a look at the history of loveable monsters, maniacs, and killers on the small screen.

Castaway with David Stratton

David Stratton, one of Australia's most loved film critics, shares his favourite films of all time.

Dead Set: Zombie TV

Join us for a discussion of all kinds of end-of-the-world scenarios played out on the box.

Castaway with Adam Elliot

Join Academy Award Winner Adam Elliot for an intimate conversation about his favourite films.

Burlesque Symposium

A celebration and investigation of the emergence and revival of Burlesque in Australia.

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