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Zanny Begg: The Beehive

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Prehistoric VR

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Women & Non-Binary Gamers Club

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Storm Riders

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School Holiday Program

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Audience Lab: Videogames

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Sweet Dreams of Cinema, Self and World: Marco Bellocchio and the Three Images

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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.

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On Your Bike!

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Matinees

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2018 Czech and Slovak Film Festival of Australia

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Melbourne Cinémathèque

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Melbourne Filmoteca

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The Films of Lucrecia Martel

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Short films

Sundance Film Festival Shorts 2018

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Nothing to Lose

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Wings of Desire

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The Cleaners

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Fight for Country: The Story of the Jabiluka Blockade

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Generation Wealth

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Sweet Dreams of Cinema, Self and World: Marco Bellocchio and the Three Images

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Later in the year

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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
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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Making Wonderland

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Five life lessons from Alice in Wonderland

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Argentine identity in the films of Lucrecia Martel

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Forgotten Rebels: From Book to Screen

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Top five TV dystopias

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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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Beyond the lady-washed reboot

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Looping on repeat

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Making Florence: a craft game studio at work

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

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The curious tale of psychedelic Alice

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Who is Alice?

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The evolution of Alice

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The future is behind you: the new life of retrogaming

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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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Prehistoric VR

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School Holiday Program

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Ladies in Black Festival

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Wonderland High Tea

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Wonderland Late Nights

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Women & Non-Binary Gamers Club

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ACMI Conversations

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