19 Nov - 12 Dec

Italian Film Festival

Showcasing the best contemporary and classic Italian cinema.

2 Dec - 27 Mar

Moonlight Cinema Melbourne

Australia's favourite outdoor cinema returns to Melbourne at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.

12 Nov - 23 Jan

Frozen the Musical

See the much-loved film come to life at Her Majesty's Theatre

Pop-up and outdoor cinemas in Melbourne

Find the best rooftop cinema, pop-up theatres and free movies.

10 Dec - 18 Dec

Fed Christmas Films

Fed Square is transformed into a festive, free cinema, screening all your favourite Christmas films.

20 Dec - 24 Dec

Wizard Week

A Harry Potter marathon, with all the films screening at Fed Square.

31 Dec - 2 Jan

The Wild Halloween Weekend NYE

Three days of music, movies and mid-century pop culture over the New Year's Eve weekend.

14 Aug - 31 Dec

ACMI Re/commends

ACMI staff recommend a selection of 'must watch' films for lockdown.

7 Jul - 15 Dec

Melbourne Cinémathèque

A volunteer-run film society dedicated to screening rare and significant films.

9 Dec - 12 Dec

War-Rak / Banksia Festival

La Mama HQ is back with a festival featuring over 400 artists and more than 90 acts.

7 Dec

Christmas in the Wizarding World

A fun evening of activities for all witches, wizards and Muggles.

The best free and cheap online events

Try ballet, become a puppy carer and visit the theatre from your living room.

Melbourne cinemas

Melbourne's best rainy day activities for kids

Find the best indoor family activities during the school holidays.


Museum dedicated to the moving image through events, film screenings and exhibitions.

Cinema Nova

Cinema Nova is Melbourne's home of quality arthouse and contemporary cinema

Chinatown Cinema

This cinema screens the latest Chinese-language movies.

The Capitol

An extraordinary refurbished cinema and destination for events, festivals and live performances.

Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq

One-stop entertainment venue with arcade games, bowling lanes, dodgem cars and cocktail bar.


Cinema complex inside Melbourne Central showing the latest blockbusters.

The ultimate walking guide to Carlton

How to find the best restaurants, hidden shops and stunning sights in Carlton - all on foot!

Village Cinemas Crown

Offering a broad range of cinema experiences to cover all tastes and occasions.


Delivering an immersive movie experience on the world's largest screen.

Rooftop Cinema

Melbourne’s original rooftop cinema, screening art house, classic and new release films in summer.

8 reasons to leave work on time

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