Category: festivals

Melbourne International Film Festival Celebrates 70 years of Cinema

It’s that time of the year again when cinema lovers of Melbourne brave the arctic weather for a nice big glass of red wine and some truly excellent cinema. Celebrating a monumental 70th program this year overflowing with showcases, buzz-worthy international…

Rinky Dink ice skating at Rising Festival

Rising Turns Up The Heat This Winter

After a devastating false start last year due to a snap lockdown, Rising is back with a huge lineup of art, music, food and performance across Melbourne. Three years in the making, the full program is packed full of exciting and…

Lou Wall: Bleep Bloop at Melbourne International Comedy Festival

From the moment Lou Wall bounds onto stage with a delighted, mischievous glint in their eye, you know you’re in for a good time. Bleep Bloop is a delirious joyride careening through stand-up and songs from gleeful self-parody and social…

WOMADelaide Welcomes Us Home Again

Returning to WOMADelaide this year was extra special. Everyone felt it! It was so reassuring to be among the familiar sights and sounds of The World’s Festival. The famous flags, food stalls and stages were welcoming the faithful festival goers…

The Jewish International Film Festival returns in 2022!

From the 25th of February until the 4th of April, select Australian cinemas will be showcasing true film gems as part of the Jewish International Film Festival.  Each year, the Jewish International Film Festival provides Australians with an easy way…

Reminisce Carnivàle Rewinds the Playlist for the Biggest Party of 2021

After a string of postponed parties due to the pandemic, Melbourne’s favorite celebration of house music hit back in a big way with Reminisce Carnivàle, held last weekend at Melbourne Showgrounds. The Reminisce concept had backyard beginnings in Frankston some…

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MIFF streams into your living rooms this lockdown

Confidence in anything during a pandemic is no mean feat. After setting the benchmark in 2020 with the online-only MIFF 68 1/2, MIFF (Melbourne International Film Festival), our beloved MIFF is back streaming into homes across the country. The only uncertainty is…