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WIN : 1 x double pass to MQFF

– competition is now closed – The gates to a cinematic Aladdin’s Cave were flung asunder this evening when the 28th Melbourne Queer Film Festival unveiled its dazzling 2018 program. Building on its reputation for showcasing the finest, contemporary queer cinema from Australia and beyond, the 2018 Festival has assembled a line-up of deliciously evocative titles that explore and celebrate the rich diversity inherent throughout the LGBTIQ spectrum. Supported by Principal Partner, City of Melbourne, Cultural Partner, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), and Festival Sponsors Victoria State Government/Film Victoria, Crown Metropol Melbourne and Peter Rowland, the 2018 Festival will present 85 sessions at ACMI, Kino Cinemas and Cinema Nova from March 15 to 26, and encompass 38 features, 14 documentaries, 72 shorts and incorporate 2 World Premieres, 12 Australian Premieres, 21 Melbourne Premieres and 2 newly restored Classic features. Get a chance to win a double pass on us. Enter via the links below, competition closes on, 15th March 2018. Click here to enter via Instagram and a chance to win your double pass to …

WIN : 1 x double pass to THE BBQ

-COMPETITION NOW CLOSED- Are you ready for some real Aussie BBQ? We are excited to announce an upcoming Australian comedy film THE BBQ, starring Shane Jacobson, Magda Szubanski, Julia Zemiro and Manu Feildel! The movie THE BBQ is a heartwarming Aussie comedy about family, food and fulfilling potential. Laid-back suburban everyman Darren “Dazza” Cook loves to entertain his friends and neighbours with his weekly backyard barbecues. Dazza has also inherited a dubious family history linked to explorer Captain James Cook. While his 12-year-old son, Jayden, is challenged to prove this ancestral link, Dazza takes his passion for barbecue out of the backyard and into the International arena in a heartwarming, gentle fable about family, food and fulfilling potential. Watch the trailer here. Get a chance to win a double pass on us. Enter via the links below, competition closes on, 19th February 2018. Click here to enter via Instagram or here via Facebook and a chance to win your double pass to THE BBQ.

Barkley Square Open Air Cinema

Following an impressive inaugural year, Brunswick’s beloved Barkly Square is set to launch its Barkly Square Open Air Cinema programming in a big way, with proceeds to be donated to seven charities across the new summer series. In partnership with The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL), the Square’s iconic McDougall Lane, Brunswick will transform into a French-inspired oasis Saturday 2 December, for a spectacular launch event celebrating all things magnifiquement français with a special screening of Amelie. Across the summer program, ticket-holders will be provided the opportunity to get comfy, unwind and catch a wide variety of films ranging from seasonal favourites to cheeky classics in the heart of Brunswick’s bustling Sydney Road. Movie-lovers can rest easy knowing the series of screenings will boast the best of both worlds by delivering the ultimate cinema experience while ensuring a unique charitable edge. Guests of the weekly screenings will have the exclusive ability to indulge in tasty treats from Barkly Square food retailers, as they undergo extended opening hours for the duration of the summer programming. Barkly Square will devote this year’s programming to a wide range of …

WIN: Cine Latino Film Festival

– COMPETITION NOW CLOSED – Cine Latino, a festival that celebrates the sights, sounds and stories of Latin American Cinema. Presented by Palace Cinemas and with films from Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, Chile, Cuba, Paraguay, Puerto Rico and Venezuela, Cine Latino highlights the uniquely cultural, sporting, musical, dance and filmmaking talents of that vibrant part of the world. This year we have 10 x double passes to give away for the festival and all you need to do is fill out the form below to get a chance to win! This year the program presents a 9-film spotlight on the best new films from Argentina with Cine Argentina. A special event screening of INSEPARABLE (INSEPARABLES), an Argentinean remake of the French hit The Intouchables, will launch a strong program including: From the international festival circuit – AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL (AL FINAL DEL TÚNEL) directed by Rodrigo Grande, a super-charged, suspense-laden film starring Leonardo Sbaraglia (Wild Tales) and Clara Lago (Spanish Affair); I’M GILDA (GILDA, NO ME ARREPIENTO DE ESTE AMOR), a grand biopic about the …

WIN: Double Passes to The British Film Festival

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED The British Film Festival is returning for its fifth year and we have got 10 double passes to give away! Simply have a read of our top picks of The BFF and fill out the form below to get a chance to win one of the double passes. Competition closes on 23 October 2017 at 11:59 pm EST Terms & Conditions here. When: 26 Oct – 15 Nov 2017 Where: Check the participating cinemas here. More information: Check their website.  

Our picks: The British Film Festival

Take your own BFF to the BFF, as the Cunard British Film Festival returns to Melbourne, October 26 – Nov 15th. This year’s showings range from a shoe documentary to Nicole Kidman in a full punk get out. Here’s our top 4 for your viewing pleasure: Breathe If you’re a crier, get the tissues out. Based on a true story, Breathe is about Robin Cavendish who at only 28 is diagnosed with polio and given only months to live. Against the will of doctors, his wife Diana removes him from hospital and instead cares for Robin, determined to allow him to experience his lust for life. Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge) and Clair Foy (The Crown) bring this story to life, with the film being produced in partnership by Robin and Diana’s son John Cavendish. Where are those tissues again? Read more here   Manolo: The Boy who made shoes for lizards A fascinating documentary about Manolo Blahnik, the man behind the worlds most wanted shoes. While Sex and the City may have rocketed the brand …

WIN: 10 x Double Passes to the Scandinavian Film Festival

The Scandinavian Film Festival is a highly anticipated event on the festival calendar, celebrating the best film from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland. Discover the magic of noir, comedy, poignancy and fun that is true essential Scandinavia – For free! We’ve got ten double passes to give away on our Instagram page. Follow us, tag the friend you want to take and tell them which of the fabulous films in the festival line up you want to see. Winners announced Wednesday 12th of July.   The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival runs from July 13th – 2 August at Palace Cinema Brighton Bay, Palace Cinema Como and Palace Westgarth. Find out more here