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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.

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Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D

11 Sep - 11 Dec 2014

Carlton

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D takes you on a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar to meet one of the world's most...

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Projector Bike Free Friday Night Rides

19 Sep 2014

Southbank

Projector Bike joins the City of Melbourne in a winter celebration. Start your weekend with a bang with free Friday night fireworks at Docklands....

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Italian Film Festival

19 Sep 2014

South Yarra

Bringing a dash of Mediterranean romance to Palace Cinemas, the Italian Film Festival's 15th edition will premiere 34 show-stopping new features and...

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Cine-Club La Chèvre (The Goat)

24 Sep 2014

St Kilda West

From $21 - $26

French comedy writing sensation Francis Veber (The Tall Blond Man With One Black Shoe, La Cage Aux Folles) created a wildly successful comedy duo...

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Short & Sharp Pitching Competition

28 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Join the fun to watch a selection of Victoria's most promising emerging filmmakers pitch their ideas to a panel of industry heavyweights at the 2014...

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Late Autumn (Akibiyori)

4 - 12 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Three men visit Akiko, the widow of an old college friend, to commemorate the anniversary of her husband's passing. While reminiscing, they announce...

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Rocky Horror Picture Show: Interactive Screening

4 Oct 2014

Southbank

When Oz Horror Con last hosted its own private screening of the amazing movie The Rocky Horror Picture Show, they had so much fun and so many...

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Masterpieces of Polish Cinema

5 - 26 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Curated by Martin Scorsese, this season includes works by such luminaries as Andrzej Wajda and Krzysztof Kieslowski. Spanning three decades between...

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Nendie Pinto–Duschinsky’s Elizabeth I – The Last Dance

13 Oct 2014

Melbourne

From $10 - $15

In 2008, Lindsay Kemp's production of Elizabeth I: The Last Dance was filmed in Japan. The Queen in the last hours of her life, stands immobile in...

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Les Misérables in World Cinema

16 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Enjoy free screenings of foreign-language film adaptations of Les Misérables celebrating the novel's universal themes. On Thursday 18 September, a...

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Reel Health Short Film Festival

22 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Featuring a selection of captivating short films from all over the world, the Reel Health International Short Film Festival is an innovative concept...

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Cathedrals of Culture

28 Oct - 11 Nov 2014

Melbourne

A meditation on the souls of buildings, this documentary opens by delving deep inside the Berlin Philharmonic, a great unconventional beauty that...

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Cathedrals of Culture

28 Oct - 11 Nov 2014

Melbourne

A meditation on the souls of buildings, this documentary opens by delving deep inside the Berlin Philharmonic, a great unconventional beauty that...

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Forty Thousand Horsemen

30 Oct 2014

Melbourne

In a cinematic tribute to the mounted troops of the Australian Light Horse regiments, director Charles Chauvel presents his 1940 feature-length film...

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Killer Klowns From Outer Space

3 Nov 2014

Southbank

On Melbourne Cup Eve see Killer Klowns from Outer Space with bonus encore Australian premier of the grisly splatter-fest movie 100 Tears. People are...

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Movies By Night

Ben & Jerrys Openair Cinemas St Kilda

1 - 22 Dec 2014

St Kilda

Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinemas nights are a quintessential outdoor event with live music and feature films playing on a huge movie screen from dusk....

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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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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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Melbourne International Film Festival

30 Jul - 16 Aug 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

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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