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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | March 30, 2020

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Catch Dinner and a Movie (or 7) at Belong Short Film Festival This Weekend

March 6, 2020 |

After inaugurating in 2018, Belong Short Film Festival is on again in 2020, with a great selection of diverse and evolving Australian cinema.

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The Brisbane Queer Film Festival Returns for its 21st Year

March 3, 2020 |

One of Brisbane’s queer calendar highlights is back in 2020, presenting a huge selection of queer cinema to attract Brisbane’s LGBTQ community, allies, and cinephiles alike.

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MEASURE FOR MEASURE an Australian Shakespeare Adaptation

March 2, 2020 |

Have you ever wondered what a Shakespeare adaptation set in Australia would look like? Then look no further. Read More

Japanese Film Festival Australia: The 2019 National Tour

August 17, 2019 |

The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) is returning for its 23rd year, with a massive national tour.

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Defend, Conserve, Protect: The Most Important Documentary of the Year

August 4, 2019 |

Ghostbuster and Blues Brother Dan Aykroyd narrates a new stunning documentary, covering a most serious topic. Read More

Last screening at iconic Lumen Room cinema

May 28, 2019 |

This is your last chance to catch a cult classic film at the iconic Lumen Room at Metro Arts Brisbane. The heritage-listed building will be sold in 2020 after almost four decades as a central hub for the artists of Brisbane.
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Ladies in Black, an Australia movie reliving the days of 1959 Sydney

September 2, 2018 |

Ever wondered what it was like back in 1959 Sydney? In the midst of European migration and the rise of women libration? Look no further than the movie adaptation of Madeleine St John’s novel The Women in Black, originally published in 1993.

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Funding films in Australia

May 12, 2018 |

This month, Australia has announced an increase in the location tax offset for filmmakers. Originally 16.5%, the tax offset has nearly doubled, allowing productions to claim up to 30% with the new policy. The increase in the tax offset will encourage more overseas productions to film in Australia, but what does that mean for Australian filmmakers? Read More

Spanish Film Festival comes to Brisbane

May 4, 2018 |

Now in it’s 21st year, the annual Spanish Film Festival (SFF) has arrived in Brisbane. Read More

The Death of Stalin Review: Political satire at it’s best

May 4, 2018 |

Comedy is not a word generally associated with one of the worst tyrants the worlds ever seen, but The Death of Stalin manages to do just that. Read More

Monsieur Chocolat: The Circus Isn’t Just Black And White

July 14, 2017 |

Straight out of France, Monsiuer Chocolat is an enthralling yet tragic story about the highs and lows of circus fame.

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Don’t Tell: Queensland’s Latest Feature Film

June 3, 2017 |

Don’t Tell is Tori Garrett’s first feature length film with an impressive, all-Australian cast. This film focuses on the true events surrounding a child sex abuse trial in the early 2000’s. Read More

An Afternoon with Audrey Hepburn

May 26, 2017 |

Oh, Audrey. The epitome of class and style. Known for her iconic role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Audrey Hepburn is loved and admired around the world. But like Holly Golightly, too often her adoring fans see the surface and miss the depth of character. Read More

20th Century Women: Beautiful and Compelling

May 20, 2017 |

Mike Mill’s 20th Century Women is a delightfully intriguing film about the messy moments of life. Read More