Tag: film

Russian Resurrection Film Festival – The Plus Ones’ Guide

As the Russian Film Festival enters its 11th year, the need for cross-cultural understanding is as ever present. With international relations between Russia and Australia in constant focus of negative press, the film festival has the opportunity to create a…

British Film Festival 2014 – The Plus Ones’ Guide

The British Film Festival is upon us! Like every year, the selection is just remarkable. From high teas to movies with the Beatles, there’s something for all tastes. But what stands out the most are the new films coming out of the…

The Plus Ones’ Picks for the Italian Film Festival

When Melbournians think Italian we think of the famed Lygon Street restaurant strip, tasty pizza, and great coffee — but little do we think of fantastic films. The Italian Film Festival 2014, which launches Wednesday, sets out to change all…

Environmental Film Festival Melbourne – What To See

Spring is almost upon us, and whilst the flowers begin to bloom and weather warms it’s also a good time to remember our environmental impact. Luckily, the Environmental Film Festival Melbourne is showcasing a bunch of terrific films this September,…

Scandinavian Film Festival: What To Watch

For a real dose of Scandinavian culture, there’s no need to visit IKEA yet again. The Scandinavian Film Festival makes its inaugural visit to Melbourne, bringing a dose of cool Scandi culture to Melbourne’s winter. The Plus One’s Top 5…

Melbourne’s Spanish Film Festival: What to See

Hola, amigos! That’s right — the Spanish Film Festival is coming to town, and The Plus Ones have the lowdown on all the must-see films. I was lucky to attend the media preview launch with a few friends, including two Spanish speakers….

Audi Festival of German Films: What To Do

Willkommen in Deutschland! Welcome to Germany! For 16 days, Melbourne gets a little piece of the Germanic world, with 60+ German-language films vying for attention. From live caberet bands celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall, to Q&A sessions with…

Final Cut film night

I was lazing at the beach when my buddy mentioned an event that evening. “Free short films,” he said. Okay, I’m interested. “Door prizes.” I’m listening. “And free drinks and food.” Let’s hop on a tram! I really enjoy short films,…

Projector Bike Fridays

Projector Bike‘s concept, as I saw it, is to use non-traditional spaces and showcase short films to new audiences.  The idea is to ride to a public space and simply set up shop and watch! The night begins at around…

Shed Cinema

I was introduced to Shed Cinema by an Turkish friend of mine living in Melbourne. How she had been introduced to it I’ll never know, but boy am I glad she told me about it.  I actually don’t know how people…