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"I have no idea where this will lead us, but I have a definite feeling it will be a place both wonderful and strange." – Dale Cooper, FBI

Join us on 13 June when the best Twin Peaks aficionados in the country unpack this beguiling and beautiful universe.
I have no idea where this will lead us but I have

Twin Peaks panel : No One Is Innocent

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Holly Edward
Ed Paxton
Ben Chuah
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The best films from the master of cinema, curated by the master of cinema criticism. Season opens May 26.
The best films from the master of cinema curated by the master

Essential Kurosawa: Selected by David Stratton

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05/22/2017 at 02:30. Facebook
Beyond the violence, the mystery and the moments of almost absurdist comedy, Lauren Carroll Harris argues that romance is key to the enduring power of Twin Peaks. What do you think?
Beyond the violence the mystery and the moments of almost absurdist comedy

Lauren Carroll Harris explores the forgotten romance of Twin Peaks

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Wendy Andrews
Rita Austen
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05/21/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
"While characters are regularly portrayed in cinema as unreliable, truth contained in the visual aspects of film is generally taken for granted. In Rashomon Akira Kurosawa undermined this cinematic tenet, and in the process he reconfigured the language of cinema".

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While characters are regularly portrayed in cinema as unreliable truth contained in

Everyone is selfish and deceptive: the Rashomon effect

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Linda Bond
Rob Staunton
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05/20/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
"We can see that the thinking of the Australian government is still based on colonialism, because they used the name of the beautiful [bird] Chauka for a place to torture people."

The detained co-director of CHAUKA, PLEASE TELL US THE TIME spoke to us via email this week.
We can see that the thinking of the Australian government is still

Interview: behind the documentary that made it out of Manus

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05/18/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
Fire at Sea is a lyrical observation of a tiny island doing everything it can to process refugees quickly. It's a vision of an alternative response, where the plight of asylum seekers isn't met with political indifference. This weekend only.
Fire at Sea is a lyrical observation of a tiny island doing

Fire at Sea documentary & panel discussion

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05/18/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
Tickets are moving quickly for KEDI Film - act meow or you'll have claws for concern... [ Bit.ly Link ]
Hazel Barr
Kyreena Hay
Joanna Harvey
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05/18/2017 at 02:30. Facebook
Did you know that playing video games can improve kids' cognition, problem solving and memory? Get your kids into gaming and virtual reality at our next free Family Sunday event.
Did you know that playing video games can improve kids cognition problem

Family Sundays: Get into Gameplay on 4 June

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05/17/2017 at 09:38. Facebook
Little Big Shots Film Festival for Kids is all set to burst into our cinemas these holidays! Check out the trailer and grab your tickets to the red carpet opening gala here [ Bit.ly Link ]
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05/17/2017 at 02:40. Facebook
Got your tickets for QUEST? Human Rights Arts and Film Festival closes tomorrow night with this poignant film about a working class African-American family during the Obama era, a director Q&A and an after-party. Not to be missed.
Got your tickets for QUEST Human Rights Arts and Film Festival closes

HRAFF Closing Night: Quest

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05/16/2017. Facebook
We're stoked to announce In Conversation with Warren Fu, director behind the music video for Daft Punk's Get Lucky and videos for The Weeknd, Mark Ronson, Snoop Dogg, The Killers, The Strokes, HAIM and more. 60 tix only!
Were stoked to announce In Conversation with Warren Fu director behind the

In Conversation with Warren Fu

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05/16/2017. Facebook
"We've been consistent in the message that people will not settle here," Peter Dutton told 3AW earlier today.

The implications of this decision will be up for discussion when the co-director of CHAUKA joins us for a Q&A [ Bit.ly Link ]
Weve been consistent in the message that people will not settle here

Manus detention centre to close on October 31: Dutton

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Ruth Tsitimbinis
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05/16/2017. Facebook
Did you know there was nearly a 10-lane elevated highway through the guts of Manhattan? Citizen Jane: Battle for the City sees mum and writer Jane Jacobs turn to grassroots activism to save Manhattan from a decision that would have demolished Little Italy, Chinatown, SoHo and the Lower East Side.

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Did you know there was nearly a 10lane elevated highway through the

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

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Dana Keamy
Richard Sowada
Kristien Van Den Bossche
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05/15/2017. Facebook
"There’s an obvious crumb-trail between this film and Michael Haneke’s own birth-of-fascism fable THE WHITE RIBBON, though the expressionistic swagger of the thing owes more to Welles and Dreyer..."

Don't miss this creepy fascist fairytale and its thunderous Scott Walker score - only two more screenings [ Bit.ly Link ]
Theres an obvious crumbtrail between this film and Michael Hanekes own birthoffascism

The Childhood of a Leader touches you like an icy finger on the back of your neck - ★★★★★

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Alice Cochrane
Claire Deak
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05/14/2017. Facebook
"It seems that this is a future largely populated by brainless space bimbos and stereotypes of middle-aged women."
It seems that this is a future largely populated by brainless space

The Fifth Element at 20: gender-bending sci-fi or sexist space shambles?

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Millie Mcphee
Tristan Brunsdon
Chris O'Connor
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05/12/2017. Facebook
Before you see Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time, take a look at Fire at Sea, the story of the island at the epicentre of the Mediterranean refugee crisis. Three screenings only, 19-21 May [ Bit.ly Link ]
Before you see Chauka Please Tell Us the Time take a look

Fire at Sea review – masterly and moving look at the migrant crisis

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05/12/2017. Facebook
Cancel your weekend plans - you've got 10 days to get through two seasons and a film...
Cancel your weekend plans you've got 10 days to get through two seasons and a film

Old and New Faces Surface in ‘Twin Peaks’ Teaser Trailer

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Neil Evans
Melissa Smith
Michele Stuhr
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05/11/2017. Facebook
If you loved Padawan Academy, the Star Wars virtual reality experience and coding space games last weekend, get ready for family gaming on 4 June!
If you loved Padawan Academy the Star Wars virtual reality experience and

Family Sundays: Get into Gameplay

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05/11/2017. Facebook
Glen Turner was investigating illegal land clearing in rural NSW last year when he was found murdered on the side of the road. The director joins us this Saturday to tell us more about this horrific story. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Glen Turner was investigating illegal land clearing in rural NSW last year

Cultivating Murder - Trailer

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05/10/2017. Facebook
Just announced - we will be screening the documentary shot entirely on a secret mobile phone by a detainee inside Manus Island. It's disarmingly poetic. The co-director will be joining us for the screenings on June 16 - 18. Tix here
Peta Huggett
Melissa Benedetti
Gabrielle Nehrybecki