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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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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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The view from here is impossible

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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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Reverent fidelity: early adaptations of Alice

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Alice finds her voice

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The omnipresent Alice

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How VCE Media helped me nail my dream job

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How to get your VCE film noticed

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The changing face of the Console War

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Amazing Amateurs: Nicoll Family Home Movies

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The rise of narratives in video games

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Recorded talks

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ACMI Conversations

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Events

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Christian Thompson

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Wonderland High Tea

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Wonderland Late Nights

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Family Sundays

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Women & Non-Binary Gamers Club

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Wonderland Low Sensory Exhibition Visits

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Freeplay Independent Games Festival 2018

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Interpreting Alice

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Mainstreaming Disability and Appearance Diversity on Screen

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Empathy Machines

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Wonderland Descriptive Tour

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