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TERROR NULLIUS

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School Holiday Program

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Series Mania Melbourne

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Series Mania Melbourne Industry Day

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Masterclasses: Artworld Video Games

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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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Essential Kaurismäki: Selected by David Stratton

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The Sacrifice

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Melbourne International Animation Festival

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Elementary

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Stalking Tarkovsky

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The Color of Pomegranates

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A Hen in the Wind

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The Eternal Breasts

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No Date, No Signature

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Diary of a Country Priest

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The Little Witch

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Wednesday, May 9

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Shakespeare Wallah

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Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Autobiography of a Princess

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Heat and Dust

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Melancholia

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Columbus

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Alice in Wonderland

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White Material

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L'Eclisse

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Shame

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My Brilliant Career

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Festivals & seasons

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Melbourne Cinémathèque

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Matinees

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Family Films

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Melbourne Filmoteca

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Modernism at the Movies

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Sara Driver: NYC

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Melbourne International Film Festival

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Korean Film Festival Melbourne

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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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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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Alice on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

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Making Florence: a craft game studio at work

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Our top three favourite Australian films

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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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What to watch next after Tarkovsky

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In search of the world in a drop of water

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The Cinema of Andrei Tarkovsky

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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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Who is Alice?

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

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Where has the zoom gone?

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Ecological magic in My Neighbour Totoro

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Soda_Jerk's Theatre of Ghosts

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The future is behind you: the new life of retrogaming

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Abandoned Alice

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The evolution of Alice

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That’s the Great Puzzle: Who Am I?

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The curious tale of psychedelic Alice

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12 films to see before TERROR NULLIUS

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Alice finds her voice

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The omnipresent Alice

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Amazing Amateurs: Nicoll Family Home Movies

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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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Wonderland High Tea

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Wonderland Late Nights

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Wonderland Low Sensory Exhibition Visits

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Women & Non-Binary Gamers Club

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Wonderland Descriptive Tour

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