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Film
TV
Video games
Digital culture
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Exhibition

Wallace & Gromit and Friends

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Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Studies on the Ecology of Drama

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Screen Worlds

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ART+FILM

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Family & Friends Claymation

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Coming up

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Wonderland

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TERROR NULLIUS

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Event

Family Sleepover: A Grand Night In

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Summer holiday activities for kids and families

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Cafe & Bar

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Cinemas


Contemporary
Independent
Classic
Australian

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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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Film

Essential Anime

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Festival

VCA Annual Film and Television Graduate Screenings

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Film

Kedi

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Film

A Cat in Paris

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Film

I Am Not Your Negro

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The Queen of Spain

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All For One

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Film

Hello I am David!

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Film

The Final Year

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Film

Shine

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Film

Swallows and Amazons

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Slack Bay

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Lantana

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Quest: A Portrait of an American Family

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Sami Blood

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Phantom Boy

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Film

Step

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Season

Agnès Varda: Life is Art

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Film

Faces, Places

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Short films

Sundance Film Festival Shorts

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Film

We Don't Need a Map

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Accused

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A Real Vermeer

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Festivals & seasons

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Melbourne Cinémathèque

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ART+FILM

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Melbourne Women in Film Festival

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Matinees

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Family Films

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Festival

Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2018

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Festival

Melbourne International Film Festival 2018

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Melbourne Filmoteca

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Past film screenings

Ideas

Inside the themes
behind the screens

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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.   

Articles

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The rise of narratives in video games

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Amazing Amateurs: John Anderson Home Movies

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Behind the documentary that made it out of Manus

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On Wonderland and curious other worlds

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Screen It 2017 winners round up

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1+1=3: the possibilities of multi-sensory VR

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Melancholy masculinity in Jean-Pierre Melville’s Le Samouraï

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Wallace & Gromit: Aardman's odd couple

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Gender post apocalypse in Funeral Parade of Roses

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Romance in queer cinema

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Interview with Amat Escalante

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Our picks of PAX Rising 2017

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Four essential elements to writing a good video game

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Mischievous Morph

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Amazing Amateurs: Nixon family home movies

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Recorded talks

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Recorded Talks: Beyond The Binary

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Recorded Talks: Superheroes, Ethics and Justice

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Recorded talks: The Psychology of Fear

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Recorded talks: The Future of Storytelling

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Recorded talks: Retro Nostalgia

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Recorded talks: Art, Science and VR

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Recorded talks: Changing The Game

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Recorded talks: Vince Gilligan

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Events

Event

Family Sleepover: A Grand Night In

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School holiday program

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