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ACMI Re/vealed

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We’re reimagining, renewing and rebuilding ACMI. We’re staying in our Fed Square home, but we’re going to look a lot different when we reopen. We’ll have new exhibition spaces, immersive experiences and interactive moments that entertain, illuminate and share our stories.

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What's On


ACMI has relocated while we rebuild

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Our Federation Square site is currently closed for redevelopment – but we're taking up residence in two new CBD cinemas, The Capitol and Treasury Theatre. 

See our schedule below for upcoming events.  

Please note that session times vary, so check to confirm event details before visiting.  

For maps and accessibility information visit ACMI Cinemas off-site.

Events

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Rain Room

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Women & Non-Binary Gamers Club

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Melbourne Cinémathèque

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Treaty Talks: Indigenous Leadership and Climate Change

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In conversation with Random International’s Hannes Koch

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MWFF Opening Night: Vai

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festival

Asia TOPA 2020

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Renewing the Museum: ACMI's Journey

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Conference

Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC 2020)

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Film & talk

Our Time Machine + Q&A

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The Cave + Q&A

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Screening

Large as Life: The Cinematic Legacy of Jack Anderson

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Film & talk

Fashion Film Awards Ceremony + Panel Discussion 2020

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Top Screen 2020

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TERROR NULLIUS Bushfire Fundraiser

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Matinees

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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 videogames and art, as well as recorded talks and upcoming events.  

Articles

ACMI Re/commends

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Screen characters who should have ended up together

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Katrina Sedgwick's favourite rom coms

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Oscars 2020: The winners we want

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Encountering Bertolucci

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Girl, Interpreted: The joys and pains of bilingualism

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Are memes worth preserving?

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The most anticipated videogames of 2020

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The most anticipated TV shows of 2020

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The most anticipated films of 2020

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ACMI staff picks: best films of 2019

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ACMI staff picks: best TV shows of 2019

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ACMI staff picks: best videogames of 2019

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Stream Wars: Is it worth getting Disney+?

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Must-watch representations of First Nations Australians on TV

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Seeking Shell Beach: Idyllic Oz, Sunstruck & Age of Consent

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Stream Wars: Is it worth getting Apple TV+?

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Little Monsters and Abe Forsythe’s “optimistic” zombie accident

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Subtle chills

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Picks of PAX 2019

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Smart, funny and sensitive

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Old stories, new tech

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What is a playable city?

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The art of caring

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ACMI Kids Re/commend

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Mobile gaming all the way to mindfulness

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Tasers & tragedy: why the Veronica Mars reboot misses the mark

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Foot in the door

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Australian highlights at Venice Film Festival

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Spotlight on Australian animators

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Gemma Pepper on starting out in creative tech

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The uncompromising works of Carlos Reygadas

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Christian Petzold's cinema of haunted figures

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Living in an oppressive system

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Making it in Melbourne's film industry: A student's guide

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"You want to talk about boards? I want to talk about how some women can't get a job." and other provocations from #IWD2019

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What to watch if you loved The Clock

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"What's the time?"

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AIDC's Alice Burgin on making a career in the world of non-fiction film

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An introduction to Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma

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Xanthe Dobbie: Internet art to heal your queer heart

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Editor's note: Nayuka Gorrie on Cleverman

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“Well, nobody’s perfect”: Billy Wilder's cynical, classic cinema

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Five tips for rising above the haters as a woman in games

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Imperfect reflections: a defence of bad queer representation

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Screen It to Steam: interview with Bradley Hennessey

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Looping on repeat

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

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Recorded talks

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Recorded talks: Dystopia on Screen

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Forgotten Rebels: From Book to Screen

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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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