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Zanny Begg: The Beehive

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Melbourne International Games Week

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

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Melbourne Music Week

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Superheroes Beyond

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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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The Cleaners

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Wings of Desire

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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

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Melbourne Cinémathèque

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Another Day of Life

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Film & talk

Fight for Country: The Story of the Jabiluka Blockade

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Five Fingers for Marseilles

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Generation Wealth

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Cinemix: Woman in the Moon with live score by Jeff Mills

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Cinemix: Strange Colours with live score by Mikey Young & friends

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

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Melbourne Filmoteca

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Iranian Film Festival Australia

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Russian Resurrection 2018

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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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Urban traversal as resistance in videogames

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Making Wonderland

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Discord and new beginnings in Wings of Desire

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Argentine identity in the films of Lucrecia Martel

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The future is behind you: the new life of retrogaming

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

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Four essential elements to writing a good videogame

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The changing face of the Console War

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The rise of narratives in videogames

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Grown-up stories in games

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Making Florence: a craft game studio at work

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Screen It to Steam: interview with Bradley Hennessey

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Imperfect reflections: a defence of bad queer representation

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Top five TV dystopias

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Looping on repeat

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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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Who is Alice?

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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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Women & Non-Binary Gamers Club

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ACMI Conversations

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