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

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

Moonlight Cinema

4 Dec 2014 - 29 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Watch your favourite flicks as the sun sets and the bats flap overhead at Melbourne's original summer outdoor cinema in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

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The Shadow Electric, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Shadow Electric

4 Jan - 2 Apr 2015

Melbourne

See your cult favourites and new releases in the historic surrounds of the Abbotsford Convent. Come early for a pre-movie tipple or game of ping pong.

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Vali Myers, Norman Ikin, c. 1949, State Library Victoria

Screening bohemians: Friday

6 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Watch inspiring features, shorts and docos about bohemian life in Melbourne. Curated to reveal the people, places and creative life of bohemian...

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Blak Nite Screen – Gulpilil: One Red Blood

6 Feb 2015

East Melbourne

Gulpilil: One Red Blood (2002) is a documentary by Darlene Johnson on acclaimed actor and dancer David Gulpilil. In this honest portrait of the...

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Blak Nite Screen – Charlie's Country

6 Feb 2015

East Melbourne

'Charlie's Country' was selected to screen in the prestigious Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival this year, where not only did it...

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Vali Myers, Norman Ikin, c. 1949, State Library Victoria

Screening bohemians: Saturday

7 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Watch inspiring features, shorts and docos about bohemian life in Melbourne. Curated to reveal the people, places and creative life of bohemian...

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Blak Nite Screen - The Turning

Blak Nite Screen - The Turning

7 Feb 2015

East Melbourne

Come to a special screening of three chapters from the 2013 film The Turning, based on the popular book by Tim Winton. Eighteen directors worked on...

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Blak Nite Screen – The New Blak Wave

7 Feb 2015

East Melbourne

Aaron Pedersen leads a panel discussion that aims to explore the new opportunities that Aboriginal and Torres Strait film makers and actors now have...

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Hellenic Museum Summer Cinema 2015

Hellenic Museum Summer Cinema 2015

7 Feb - 21 Mar 2015

Melbourne

From $15 - $18

Set up Athenian style in the garden pavilion at the inner-city Hellenic Museum. This summer the big screen will be playing Greek-inspired films from...

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Blak Nite Screen - Gods of Wheat Street and Redfern Now

7 Feb 2015

East Melbourne

Blak Nite Screen 2015 highlights the new blak wave of Australian film and television, which has seen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people...

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Transitions Film Festival

14 - 22 Feb 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Melbourne

Transitions Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing powerful, inspiring and ground-breaking films from around the world that highlight the...

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Southgate Cinema reopens for spring

Southgate Cinema

3 Feb 2015, 10 Feb 2015, 17 Feb 2015

Southbank

A new film program heralds the on-set of spring from December to February at Southgate Cinema, Melbourne's only silent cinema. A new season of the...

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Transitions Film Festival

Transitions Film Festival

13 - 14 Feb 2015, 18 Feb 2015, 22 Feb 2015, 24 - 28 Feb 2015

Carlton North

The fourth annual Transitions Film Festival returns to Melbourne this February with a powerful line up of cutting-edge documentaries about the...

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Shrine Auditorium

Filming Screening: Beneath Hill 60

12 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Beneath Hill 60 is an Australian war movie set underneath the trenches of World War One. This never-before told Australian story is set in 1916,...

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Gallipoli from Above

Film Screening: Gallipoli From Above

25 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Gallipoli From Above follows the Australian officers who planned the landing at Anzac Cove and the aircrew whose flimsy flying machines brought back...

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St Kilda Film Festival

21 - 30 May 2015

St Kilda East

The St Kilda Film Festival is back in 2015, it's Australia's longest running and highest profile short film festival and for 10 days (starting with...

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Projector Bike

Projector Bike Free Friday Night Rides

27 Feb 2015, 27 Mar 2015, 24 Apr 2015, 29 May 2015

Southbank

Projector Bike brings is a unique mobile cinema to you and will be showing award-winning short films in their free Friday night rides. Projector Bike...

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Melbourne International Film Festival Gala

Melbourne International Film Festival

30 Jul - 16 Aug 2015

Melbourne

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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