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Anna Piaggi, Italian fashion editor & style icon, claimed she never wore the same outfit twice in public.

We've got three screenings of her story this week for Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival

Anna Piaggi: A Dreamer in the Fashion World

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Time to ignite social change.
AIDC - Australian International Documentary Conference is back! Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the event returns for four days in March with films from across the globe championing factual filmmaking.

Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC 2017)

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yesterday at 08:12. Facebook
O.J.: Made in America just won the The Academy Award for Best Doco. See it free here on 5 March at AIDC - Australian International Documentary Conference with an intro by filmmaker Ezra Edelman #Oscars

O.J.: Made in America

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"Filmmakers can turn their cameras to capture shared human qualities and break stereotypes of various nationalities and religions. They create empathy between us and others. An empathy which we need today more than ever."

Asghar Farhadi wins Best Foreign Language Oscar for The Salesman

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"Now, it’s hard to say how closely this reflects the thoughts of the Academy voters – do nonagenarian former heads of development even use Twitter? – but keep this page handy for Monday’s ceremony – it’ll be a fun little exercise."

Can Social Media Predict the Oscars?

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02/26/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
"Regardless of who wins the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film on Sunday, we refuse to think in terms of borders. We believe there is no best country, best gender, best religion or best color. We want this award to stand as a symbol of the unity between nations and the freedom of the arts."

Foreign language Oscar nominees decry 'climate of fanaticism in US'

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02/26/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
Ralph Fiennes brings a dangerous energy to his wild character in this remake of the 1969 French psychological thriller "La Piscine". Opens this weekend.

A Bigger Splash

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02/25/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
If you're visiting Asia TOPA this weekend, check out our free Bombay Talkies exhibition to explore the glitz and glamour of early Indian cinema.

Make sure you catch "Ex Nilalang", the latest video artwork by the Club Ate ~ Free Asia TOPA Party crew in the Lightwell too!

Bombay Talkies

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02/25/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
Whether you love to sew or just love to be in the know, "The Secret World of Haute Couture" is a fascinating glimpse into a world beyond most of our wildest dreams (and price ranges).

The first doco in our 2017 Fashion on Film season opens today.

The Secret World of Haute Couture

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02/24/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Did you catch Werner Herzog's "Lo and Behold: Reveries of a Connected World"?

We pitched technophile against technophobe and asked digital specialists to discuss his conclusions.

An emoji smile has the same effect on the brain as a real smile

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02/24/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
"When you remove a space like this, you don't only remove the shows, or the people that live here. You remove the entire eco-system that this space supports."

Matt Conboy's Goodnight Brooklyn - The Story of Death by Audio is the story of the underground music venue that was forced to close when Vice took over their building in 2014.

Last sessions this weekend, closing Monday.

Goodnight Brooklyn - The Story of Death By Audio

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02/24/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
"Of course, its characters are humourless and insensitive: narcissists usually are. They can’t be rich and complex, because self-obsessives aren’t."

Thoughts?

La La Land’s inevitable Oscars win is a disaster for Hollywood – and for us

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02/23/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
"When we talk about our private life, it means our home, our body even. It seems that when we want to have calmness in this world, we make a wall around us." - Asghar Farhadi

The Academy award-winning director of A Separation is nominated again for The Salesman - فروشنده . We examine his fascination with marriage and domestic disconnection.

Marriage, Iranian Style

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02/23/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
Have a spare eight hours on 5 March? Join us for a free screening of acclaimed doco O.J.: Made in America, with an introduction by filmmaker Ezra Edelman for AIDC - Australian International Documentary Conference.

O.J.: Made in America - Free Sunday 5 March at ACMI

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02/23/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
It's almost Oscar time and Saturday is your last chance to see Vanuatuan-Australian nominee Tanna - Film.

Featuring a cast of first time actors from the Yakel tribe and directed by first-time filmmakers, this story of forbidden love is the little film that could.

Tanna

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02/22/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
Happy Wednesday! "Fireworks Wednesday" opens this Sunday as part of our season of films by Asghar Farhadi, director of Academy Award winner "A Separation".

Need to know: The cinema of Asghar Farhadi

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02/22/2017 at 01:59. Facebook
“We have now seen over and over and over that female characters, when done well, they’re good box office.”

Female film protagonists reached all-time high in 2016, study shows

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02/21/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
“Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.” - Christian Dior

Discover the incredible story behind the 1950s hourglass silhouette in the first of our exclusive Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Fashion on Film documentaries.

Christian Dior: The Refinement of a Lost Paradise

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02/21/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
⭐⭐⭐⭐ - The Guardian
⭐⭐⭐⭐ - Roger Ebert
⭐⭐⭐⭐ - Chicago Tribune
Need any more reasons to come see "Cameraperson"? How about a special Q&A on Feb 26 with filmmaker Kirsten Johnson?

Cameraperson starts Feb 23 at ACMI

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