Fed Square, Melbourne
Fed Square, Melbourne10am–5pm daily
Go behind the scenes of the groundbreaking sci-fi series
6 Dec 2018 – 22 Apr 2019
The incredible story of the moving image in an interactive and immersive experience
Workshops for kids and families who love to get creative
7–24 Jan 2019
Explore the exhibition at your own pace with reduced noise and light stimulation, and a dedicated quiet zone
10 & 19 Jan, 16 Feb 2019
Free, Bookings Required
Take an epic journey through cinematic history in the award-winning 24-hour video installation
23 Jan – 10 Mar
10am–5pm, open 24 hours on thursdays
Explore your own comic creation skills
18 & 25 Jan
Full $35 Concession $30 Member $28
Recommended for ages 12-16
One of Australia's skate video masters takes you through his bag of tricks and professional tips
22 Jan 2019
Full $22 Concession $18 Member $15
Australasia's premier innovation event
6 - 8 Feb 2019
Passes available from $245 - $995
Ever wished you had a book club for videogames? Now you do!
Next meet up: 8 Feb 2019
Waiting to see The Clock? Nowness.com has curated a playlist of contemporary video works to help you pass the time
Come grab a choc-top before the movie
Looking for the best pop culture and film gifts?
Fed Square, Melbourne Open daily until late
We screen the best of contemporary and classic cinema from Australia and around the world. Explore our upcoming films, festivals and seasons, including the regular matinees program.
See what's on today
The personal and political unite in Academy Award-winning director Alfonso Cuarón’s masterpiece
Opens 7 Dec
Full $18 Concession $14 Members $12 Group (10+) $12
A poignant exploration of masculinity and adolescence through the lens of skateboarding
17 Jan – 5 Feb 2019
Full $18 Concession $14 Member $12 Group (10+) $12
A lonely outsider is embraced by an all-girl collective in this slice-of-life look at NYC’s skating sub-culture
17 Jan – 6 Feb 2019
Full $18 Concession $14 Member $12
Immerse yourself in the ritual, danger and beauty of fireworks in this explosive spectacle
5 – 28 Jan 2019
Full $18 Concession $14 Members $12 Group (10+) $12
Fine films for grown-up tastes
A powerful story surrounding the tangi (funeral) of a small boy who dies at the hands of his caregiver, and how the death impacts the community
21 – 23 Jan 2019
Full $19 Concession $15 Members $15
In honour of her newest feature, Claire Denis' Let The Sunshine In, we take a look back at this illustrious actor's career highlights
24 Jan - 12 Feb 2019
Full $18 Concession $14 Members $12 Seniors $8 (session passes are available)
Australia's largest and longest-running film society celebrating rare and significant works of international cinema
Admission by Melbourne Cinémathèque membership: $27 - $295
Julita got all her childhood wishes – lots of kids, a monkey and a castle – but things take an unexpectedly hilarious turn when the economy tanks
7 – 26 Feb 2019
Full $18 Concession $14 Member $12 Seniors $8
The Erasmus Foundation presents a film about Dutch artist M. C. Escher
17 Feb 2019
Full $18 Concession $14 ACMI Members $14
A VCE Season of Excellence event
Various dates, Mar - May
School and general public tickets available
Monthly screenings of the best in Latin American and Spanish film.
Feb - Dec 2019
Explore the moving image with articles, upcoming events and recorded talks
Looking to discover more about the big ideas behind your favourite moving image moments? Here you’ll find articles on all the things we love, from film and TV to videogames and art, as well as recorded talks and upcoming events.
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"It is magic, it is real, it is history, it is future"
Seen the film of the year but need some context?
We examine how Billy Wilder's oeuvre helped define genres, classic Hollywood and an American era
Survivors, assassins, porn stars, politicians and poltergeists starred in some of our favourite series of the year
Now you have a holiday movie listicle. Ho ho ho
Spend your holiday down time with our favourite games of the year
Seven great holiday watches that have absolutely nothing to do with Christmas
Brought to you by games programmer Caitlin Cronin
It's 43 years later, and still nobody has been charged with her murder
How do the personal and political collide in the Wim Wenders masterpiece?
We've come a long way since the soundless days of Tic Tac Toe
Fascist states through the lens of environmental storytelling
Is there more to the rise of retrogaming than the simple joy of nostalgia?
Author Leena van Deventer gives us her top tips for surviving and thriving
Brooke Maggs takes us inside the art and theory of narrative design for games
How has the way we choose a console changed since the 90s?
When did games become more than entertainment?
An interview with game designer and advocate Ally McLean
An interview with programmer Sam Crisp from Mountains
The Screen It 2017 Senior Video Game winner talks about his game, An Aspie Life
Is bad representation worse than any representation at all?
Find out how we made the blockbuster exhibition in this behind-the-scenes documentary
Prepare for the end without leaving the couch
Assistant curator Jim Fishwick looks back at the golden age that was Vine
Writer Alistair Baldwin reflects on the importance of finally having a show that represents the experience of illness
Writer and comedian Alistair Baldwin interrogates representations of disability on screen
Catch up on our conversation exploring screen dystopias
Watch Outlander writer Anne Kenney talk adaptation with historian and award-winning writer Dr Clare Wright
Did you know that twenty percent of Australians live with disability?
For Reconciliation week, we ask how Aboriginal people can take back control of their stories and identity
Indulge in the aesthetic pleasures of experimental and art game
Academics and cultural critics delve into different conceptions of femininity and meaning throughout Alice's history
Three exceptional artists discuss their provocations in film and video art
How can museums preserve digital objects?
Catch up on talks about the moving image in politics, society, culture and art
Clear your calendar for a week of parties, performances and one-off gigs across the city
16 - 24 Nov 2018
$29 - $84