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We screen the best of contemporary and classic cinema from Australia and around the world. Find out what's showing now, or explore our upcoming festivals and seasons, including the regular matinees and family films programs.

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Melbourne International Film Festival

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Return of the Hero

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The City of Ladies

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The Big Gundown

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The Mercenary

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Phantom Thread

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Alice in Wonderland

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We Margiela

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John Simons: A Modernist

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The Violin Teacher

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Time Trial

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Ladies in Black

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Vampyr: Chiara Kickdrum

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Sundance Film Festival Shorts 2018

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The Cleaners

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Melbourne Writers Festival

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Melbourne Cinémathèque

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Melbourne Filmoteca

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Fashion on Film 2018

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Ladies in Black Festival

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Korean Film Festival in Australia

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On Your Bike!

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2018 Seniors' Film Festival

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Environmental Film Festival Australia

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Iranian Film Festival Australia

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Japanese Film Festival

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Ideas

Inside the themes
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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 video games and art, as well as recorded talks and upcoming events.   

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A networked daydream

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Grown-up stories in games

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Screen It to Steam: interview with Bradley Hennessey

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Forgotten dreams

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Looping on repeat

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Beyond the lady-washed reboot

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Alice on the verge of a nervous breakdown

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Making Florence: a craft game studio at work

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Our top three favourite Australian films

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Women’s work: Spiritualism, Satan, and Hereditary

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Godard's contempt for commerce

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Rebellious Alice

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What to watch next after Tarkovsky

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In search of the world in a drop of water

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The cinema of Andrei Tarkovsky

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Imperfect reflections: a defence of bad queer representation

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Why Homecoming Queens' nuanced portrayal of chronic illness is vital

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Who is Alice?

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Narrative prosthesis: how disability as metaphor is shaping on-screen casting diversity

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Where has the zoom gone?

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Ecological magic in My Neighbour Totoro

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Soda_Jerk's Theatre of Ghosts

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The future is behind you: the new life of retrogaming

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Abandoned Alice

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The evolution of Alice

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That’s the Great Puzzle: Who Am I?

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The curious tale of psychedelic Alice

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12 films to see before TERROR NULLIUS

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Alice finds her voice

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The omnipresent Alice

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Amazing Amateurs: Nicoll Family Home Movies

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Recorded talks

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Recorded Talks: Mainstreaming Disability and Appearance Diversity on Screen

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Recorded Talks: The Decolonising of Aboriginal Representation on our Screens

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Recorded Talks: The Pleasure of Pixels

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Recorded Talks:Electric Girlhoods and Alices Past and Future

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Recorded Talks: Art, Politics and Protest

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Recorded talks: Preserving the Artefacts of the Future

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ACMI Conversations

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Events

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Wonderland High Tea

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Wonderland Late Nights

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Family Sundays

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Women & Non-Binary Gamers Club

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