Australia's pre-eminent film society dedicated to screening significant works of international cinema.
Melbourne Cinémathèque started out in 1948 as the Melbourne University Film Society (MUFS) and changed its name to Melbourne Cinémathèque in 1984. It is self-administered, volunteer-run, not-for-profit and membership-driven.
Melbourne Cinémathèque presents celebrated and less well known works of international cinema in their original format and in new restorations. Screenings occur weekly until mid-December, with a four-week break in August.
Admission to Melbourne Cinémathèque session is open to Cinémathèque members only. Memberships are available for three consecutive weeks (from date of purchase) or for a full year. After a membership is purchased, admission to sessions is free.
Admission for 3 consecutive weeks of screenings from date of purchase.
Full $32 | Concession $27
Opening night 2022: Mitchell Leisen (Wed 2 Feb)
Reaching Beyond the Frame: The Poetic Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami (Wed 9 – Wed 23 Feb)
"This Cockeyed Caravan": The Comic Universe of Preston Sturges (Wed 2 – Wed 16 Mar)
Jean Cocteau: The Poetry of Dreams (8–22 Dec 2021)
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