Following the latest advice from the Victorian Government ACMI remains temporarily closed. Unfortunately, the 4 Aug session for Le Testament D'Orphée will be postponed.
We look forward to welcoming you back to ACMI soon. Look after yourself, and each other.
Mixing life and death, present and future, nightmare and dream; the third part of Cocteau’s 'Orphic trilogy' is a summation of the artist’s works and preoccupations.
Cocteau as The Poet wanders weightlessly through a dream landscape peopled by his friends, collaborators, characters and images from his films, including María Casares, Jean Marais, Pablo Picasso, Françoise Sagan, Charles Aznavour, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Brigitte Bardot, Edouard Dermithe and Yul Brynner.
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Australia's longest-running film society screens significant works of international cinema in the medium they were created, the way they would have originally screened.
Melbourne Cinémathèque is self-administered, volunteer-run, not-for-profit and membership-driven.