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Out of Bounds: Exploring the Limits of Videogames

FREE exhibition | On now

A gang of wayward artists escape the confines of one of gaming’s biggest online worlds.

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Still from Red Desert Render, Ian MacLarty, 2019

Highlights

Summer program ACMI - Do The Right Thing

Spend your summer at ACMI

Cool off at your museum of screen culture with exhibitions, film programs, workshops, talks and more.

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How I See It- Blak Art and Film | Exhibition 16 Dec 2022 – 19 Feb 2023

How I See It: Blak Art and Film

FREE exhibition | Begins 16 Dec

New visions from eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives, plus talks, tours and free films.

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Háldi (2021)

EFFA Presents: Sovereign Cinema

Festival | Sat 10 Dec 2022

A one-day cinema event celebrating Indigenous perspectives on climate, ecology, culture and custodianship.

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The Story of the Moving Image

Our FREE centrepiece exhibition | open daily

Journey through the past, present and future of the moving image with interactive experiences and captivating stories.

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ACMI Cinemas

Fire of Love (2022) | 1 Dec 2022 – 31 Jan 2023

In cinemas

Discover curated film programs and festivals, and watch classic and contemporary films in our cinemas.

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On demand

Fuel your passion for film from home. Rent new releases, classics and revivals of our past programs at the click of a button.

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Events Calendar

Exhibitions, films, festivals, talks and more at your museum of screen culture.

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A couple checks out consumes from The Last Emperor in The Story of the Moving Image (image credit: Phoebe Powell)

Membership

Experience ACMI in the very best way. Get a range of discounts and invitations to exclusive previews. Free to concession card holders.

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Food & Drink at Hero

As well as great coffee and snacks, our restaurant and bar at Fed Square features a seasonal menu developed by acclaimed Melbourne chef Karen Martini.

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ACMI Shop

Melbourne's favourite shop dedicated to all things moving image. Every purchase supports your museum of screen culture.

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Schools & Teachers

Book an exciting workshop, film, talk or exhibition visit for your onsite excursion in 2023

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The ACMI Collection

Discover the old and new, unique and nostalgic in our ever-evolving collection of objects and works from the universe of screen culture.

EXPLORE THE ACMI COLLECTION
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Explore the themes behind the screens

Articles, interviews, recorded talks and more.

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