Opel Moonlight Cinema, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: John Gollings
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Film events

Melbourne's love affair with the silver screen grows stronger with each passing year, as new festivals, cinemas and exhibitions spring up all the time. Choose from outdoor cinemas in the summer months and cultural festivals like the Spanish, French, Italian and Jewish film festivals. Catch the latest work by up-and-coming auteurs at ACMI, short film competitions and animation festivals or settle in for a night of classic films at Melbourne's perennial Cinematheque.

Japanese Film festival Serves Up Melbourne Program For 2015

Japanese Film festival Serves Up Melbourne Program For 2015

26 Nov - 6 Dec 2015

The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) has announced its 2015 program for the Melbourne leg of the national Festival, from 26th November at ACMI Cinemas...

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Ai Weiwei - At the Museum of Modern Art

Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei

11 Dec 2015 - 24 Apr 2016

Pop along to the NGV to see more than 300 works, including major new commissions, from two of the world's most significant contemporary artists.

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QV Outdoor Cinema

QV Outdoor Cinema

1 Dec 2015, 3 - 6 Dec 2015, 10 - 13 Dec 2015, 17 - 19 Dec 2015

Melbourne's beloved laneway style precinct, QV Melbourne, is launching a summer cinema in their outdoor QV Square. The deckchair cinema will be...

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Melbourne International Film Festival Gala

Melbourne International Film Festival

28 Jul - 14 Aug 2016

Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and event at MIFF.

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