Picture this. You emerge from your gold-encrusted throne, moving forth from your library ensconced with thousands of leather-bound books (all unread). Stepping out the front door, you call to your driver.
"Jeeves," you beckon.
"Yes, Mr Penny Packer?"
"Let's go bowling. But not your everyday, run-of-...
Celebrating its 27th year, the inimitable festival has revealed 135 films encompassing 30 countries.
Fifteen documentaries, 47 features, 73 shorts, 6 Australian premieres and ten special event screenings and forums make up a bill which will see a special satellite event take over Testing Grounds in Southbank.
According to Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF)...
This March, the ReelGood Film Festival will journey into its fourth consecutive year of showcasing and proudly supporting independent Australian cinema and filmmakers.
An ongoing celebration of Aussie cinema, ReelGood Film Festival is aiming to redefine the film festival experience - removing the barrier between the film, the filmmaker, the festival and the audience.
The full program for the 31st Melbourne International Comedy Festival has landed.
Featuring 556 shows across 100 venues, the streets of Melbourne are set to erupt with laughter as a huge lineup of local and international comedians join forces for one of the most hotly anticipated events on Melbourne's cultural calendar.
Legendary Australian film critic David Stratton is coming to Melbourne to discuss his life's journey.
It comes in support of his upcoming documentary, David Stratton: A Cinematic Life. The film explores his first boyhood cinema experience in England, moving through his migration to Australia and into his illustrious film career.
Filmmakers Jake Lloyd Jones and Thomas Hyland were blown away by China’s rich musical melting pot.
Relaxed cultural policies of the Chinese Communist Government have allowed for greater artistic exploration and a flurry of outstanding rock music talent has come to the fore. Chinese record label Maybe Mars have been at the heart of the transformation and now they’re bringing a...
Local photographer extraordinaire Zo Damage committed to photographing a band or more, every day for a year. That's 365 days of live music photography. Now, all this dedication will pay off in a stellar exhibition bolstered by some killer bands.
"The project itself has been a massive journey into live music, culture and community," said Damage. "That I have manage to achieve...
The Grammy-nominated comedian is returning Down Under with his hilarious live show.
He’s the funnyman who’s done it all – when he’s not on stage, he’s behind the camera, wielding the ball pen or producing. Amongst all of that he's had five children and has etched his name in Madison Square Garden history - becoming one of only ten comics to sell out the venue.
Arts Centre Melbourne has unveiled a killer lineup for the invigorating and intriguing project XO State as part of the 2017 Asia TOPA Festival.
A celebration of Australia's relationship with contemporary Asia, Asia TOPA invites audiences into an eclectic world of artists, musicans and performers who will experiment with both perceptions and expectations. No two evenings are the...
An intimate exhibition giving insight into the life of Amy Winehouse is headed to Melbourne in an Australian exclusive.
Curated by the Jewish Museum London in partnership with Amy’s brother and sister-in-law, Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait will touch down in Melbourne having toured destinations such as San Francisco, Vienna and Tel Aviv to widespread acclaim.
Pichet Klunchun’s newest work is a spiritual venture erasing the line between life and death.
Coming to Melbourne as part of Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts, the feature was inspired by Phi Tha Khon – a traditional Thai folk festival where locals don colourful masks and vibrant costumes to honour fertility and death.
Carl Gardiner's first exhibiton, Beats Working, is a collection of artworks celebrating simple pleasures and special moments experienced through a passion for music, a love of surfing and connection to nature.
Carl Gardiner's love for art was nurtured thorughout his chilhood by his parents and their creative works.
Yet his own 'time out' hiking, surfing and taking...
If you want to escape the sun this summer, dig into these three thought-provoking documentaries at ACMI.
Goodnight Brooklyn: The Story of Death by Audio will launch the summer series. Directed by Matt Conboy, the film dives into one of New York City's most popular DIY venues, Death by Audio, and its eventual forced closure.
Fresh from announcing their jam-packed international selection, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is back for a huge 2017 - busting at the seams with local legends, up-and-coming talent, and world-renowned names.