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Exhibition

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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A Thin Black Line

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BPM in conversation

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Exhibition

Wonderland

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TERROR NULLIUS

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Cinemas


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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

Jane

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Faces, Places

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The Final Year

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Festival

Melbourne Women in Film Festival

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Manifesto

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Loving Vincent

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House of Paper

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Beuys: Art As a Weapon

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The Little Prince

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

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Defiant Lives

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TV premiere

TV premiere + Q&A: Safe Harbour

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Shadows

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Love Streams

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Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

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Radio Dreams

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BPM in conversation

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Chimpanzee

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Casting JonBenet

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The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography

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The Drawings of Yves Saint Laurent

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Marina Abramović in Brazil: The Space in Between

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Westwind: Djalu's Legacy

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Alice in Wonderland

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Frantz

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Accused

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A Real Vermeer

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Bye Bye Germany

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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James and the Giant Peach

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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators

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Victoria & Abdul

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Festivals & seasons

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ART+FILM

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Melbourne Cinémathèque

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Melbourne Filmoteca

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Fashion on Film

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Matinees

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Family Films

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Top Screen 2018

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Melbourne Queer Film Festival

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Human Rights Arts & Film Festival 2018

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Melbourne International Animation Festival

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Melbourne International Film Festival

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Korean Film Festival Melbourne

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Iranian Film Festival Australia

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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.   

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Articles

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The changing face of the Console War

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Manolo Blahnik in pop culture

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The future is behind you: the new life of retrogaming

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We Don't Need a Map is a punk poem about a nation divided

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The view from here is impossible

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At the heart of Agnès Varda

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Our 2017 staff picks: video games

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Our 2017 staff picks: internet moments

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Our 2017 staff picks: films

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Our 2017 staff picks: TV shows

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The rise of narratives in video games

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

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Romance in queer cinema

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Four essential elements to writing a good video game

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Amazing Amateurs: John Anderson Home Movies

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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

TV premiere

TV premiere + Q&A: Safe Harbour

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Talk

BPM in conversation

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Talk

A Thin Black Line

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Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

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