Orphée (1950) - 21 Jul Melbourne Cinémathèque
Orphée (1950) - 21 Jul Melbourne Cinémathèque
Orphee (dir. Jean Cocteau, 1950)

Presented by the Melbourne Cinémathèque & ACMI

Melbourne Cinémathèque


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.

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.




Cinema 1, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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Anyone attending Melbourne Cinémathèque sessions aged 18 and over must be fully vaccinated. You must present acceptable proof that you are fully vaccinated or present a valid medical exemption.

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Membership options

Mini membership
Admission for 3 consecutive weeks of screenings from date of purchase.
Full $32 | Concession $27

Annual membership
Admission for 12 months of screenings from date of purchase.
Full $173 | Concession $153

Friends of Cinémathèque
Admission for 12 months of screenings from date of purchase.
Full $295 | Concession $265

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A Foreign Affair (1948) - 12 and 14 Apr Melbourne Cinémathèque


Opening night 2022 (2 Feb)

Jean Cocteau: The Poetry of Dreams (8–22 Dec 2021)

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