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A collaborative project between the National Film and Sound Archive and the National Portrait Gallery, Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits reveals never-before-seen stories of Australian cinema.
He’s been Cole Porter, Peter Allen and Madonna to great acclaim. Now Helpmann award winner Michael Griffiths explores the songs, stories and locomotion of our very own pop princess, Kylie Minogue.
The Fantastic Francis Hardy travels around the fading towns of the Welsh countryside, healing the sick and offering hope to the hopeless. But is he a miracle-worker or is it all a facade?
The 2015 Group Of The Year, Australian Blues Music Awards has developed a reputation as one of the hardest working bands in the country. Pocket The Black was judged the 2016 Blues Album Of The Year, Adelaide Roots & Blues Association. Their brand new offering Black Hill was officially released May 2018.
A wave of devastating terror attacks throughout Mumbai catapult the bustling Indian metropolis into chaos. In the heart of the city’s tourist district, Jihadist terrorists lay siege to the iconic Taj Palace Hotel, whose guests and staff become trapped in a heroic, days-long fight for survival.
Backbreaking physical work has traditionally fallen to women in Thailand. This Thai-Australian artist turns her body into a variety of simple tools and machines that offer a powerful examination of the continuing challenges of women’s everyday labour.
You voted for it and we’ve got it. The beloved Australian comedy returns for a very special Adelaide Film Festival screening, featuring an introduction from Stephen Curry (Dale Kerrigan).
Set in the intensely secretive world of intelligence at the enigmatic US/Australia joint defence facility in central Australia, Pine Gap delves into the famously strong alliance.
A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot “Mother” - designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.
Warwick Thornton's feature debut bowed at Cannes in 2009 to rapturous acclaim from critics and audiences. One of very few films ever to receive five stars from both David and Margaret on At the Movies, its inclusion in My Top 3 adds further weight to its status as a genuine Australian classic.
This documentary that tells the epic life story of Alfreda Glynn, 78 year old Aboriginal woman, stills photographer, co founder of the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA), and Imparja TV, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, radical, pacifist, grumpy old woman, who in equal measure loves the limelight and total privacy.
Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family.
Adelaide Film Festival presents a special screening of a great Australian film. Look Both Ways marked the feature debut of Sarah Watt, the animator, author and filmmaker who created a beautiful body of work in a life that was far too short.
She is Osca, an organic being, born of this earth. Belonging to Earth, she exists comfortably within her natural world... unlike the newcomers. Osca is flummoxed by the complexity of these human beings, by their ingenuity and resourcefulness, but also by their rapaciousness and destructiveness.
This year’s Art on Screen Trilogy explores topics as diverse as motherhood, sport and the persuasive power of the media. Adelaide Film Festival FUND short The Art of the Game follows photographers Trent Parke and Narelle Autio, who build a professional cricket pitch in their own backyard to try and answer the question: can sport really be considered art?
The next generation of screen storytellers strut their highly impressive stuff in Made in SA, a showcase of the very best fiction and documentary shorts produced in South Australia over the past 12 months.
The film critic of the Melbourne Age broke down in tears at the fulfilment of a dream he had cherished all this life; The Australian proclaimed Adelaide as the “Athens of the south," the new cultural capital of Australia.
Muriel's Wedding isn't just one of the most popular Australian films ever made. It's also one of the most disarmingly honest. It makes us want to laugh and cry at the same time.
LINES by Pamela Carter premiered at The Yard Theatre, London in 2015. This is the play’s Australian premiere.
OzAsia Festival is Australia’s premier international arts festival focusing on Asia. Under Festival Director Joseph Mitchell, the Festival remains proudly young at heart with a vibrant program of contemporary arts from across Asia. The 2017 program includes 6 world premieres and 19 Australian premieres, and brings together over 300 professional artists from Japan, Singapore, China, India, Malaysia, Korea, The Philippines, Hong Kong and Indonesia, alongside more than 400 local community artists. Inside the Adelaide Festival Centre and Her Majesty’s Theatre, you…
Supanova Comic Con & Gaming is Australia's premier pop culture event, where fandom comes to life! We celebrate the worlds of film and television, fantasy, comic books, anime, sci-fi, cartoons, books, gaming and collectables. Join us for three massive days of Supa-Star celebrities, cosplay (costume-role play), fan clubs, musical performances, creative master classes, celebrity Q&As, wrestling, tournaments and competitions, and a hall full of shopping possibilities. It's a family event and there’s something for everyone! Want to…
The impoverished European principality of Pontevedro is in crisis. Ambassador Baron Zeta, faces the task of ensuring that the beautiful and wealthy young widow Hanna Glavari marries a fellow Pontevedrian. But who? The most likely candidate, the charming Count Danilo, seems far more interested in champagne and the chorus ladies than doing his duty to the fatherland. This jewel of Viennese operetta is loved for its beautiful, romantic music, including the great soprano highlight ‘Vilia’, Danilo’s bravura showcase ‘I’m Off…