DAVID BOWIE IS
A documentary tour of the ground-breaking exhibition
In cinemas from 14 November 2014
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A documentary film of the groundbreaking David Bowie is exhibition created by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A). Described by The Times as “stylish & outrageous” and The Guardian as “a triumph”, the exhibition features a remarkable collection of photographs, stage costumes, and other rare possessions from the David Bowie Archive. The exhibition was the fastest selling in the V&A’s history and is now on a global tour that has already travelled to Toronto, Sao Paulo, and Berlin to international acclaim, opening next at the MCA in Chicago until January 4 2015.
The film takes the audience on an extraordinary journey through the David Bowie is exhibition with special guests including legendary Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, Pulp front-man Kansai Yamamoto, and other collaborators, to explore the stories behind some of the key objects that document Bowie’s artistic career. The exhibition curators, Victoria Broackes and Geoffrey Marsh, provide fascinating insight into the most memorable music videos and original costumes, as well as more personal items such as never-before-seen handwritten lyrics, album cover artwork, set designs and diary entries, which reveal the creativity and evolution of Bowie’s ideas.
The documentary was filmed on the closing night of the V&A exhibition in London and directed by Hamish Hamilton, the BAFTA winning director of the Academy Awards and the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
David Bowie Is the exhibition will will appear in Melbourne at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image for strictly limited season from July 2015. Buy tickets here
PARTICIPATING CINEMAS – 14 NOVEMBER 2014 (more to be announced)
Doctor Who makes a spectacular return to the big screen in the feature-length premiere episode of Series 8; Deep Breath.
Directed by acclaimed director Ben Wheatley (Sightseers, A Field in England) and written by lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat, the beginning of the Twelfth Doctor’s era stars Peter Capaldi as the Doctor, Jenna Coleman as his companion Clara Oswald and sees the return of fan favourites the Paternoster Gang – Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh), Jenny Flint (Catrin Stewart) and Strax (Dan Starkey) – in a pulse-racing adventure through Victorian London.
Doctor Who: Deep Breath will be screened in participating cinemas around Australia from 24 August, 2014.
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NSW: Cremorne Orpheum, Palace Verona, Palace Norton Street, Riverside Theatres Parramatta, Ritz Cinemas Randwick, Belgrave Cinema Armidale, Avoca Beach Picture Theatre, Majestic Cinemas Port Macquarie, Majestic Cinemas Singleton, Majestic Cinemas Nambucca Heads, Palace Byron Bay, Mount Vic Flicks, Forum Cinemas Tamworth, Forum Cinemas Wagga Wagga, Odeon 5 Cinemas Orange, Scotty’s Cinema Centre Raymond Terrace, Fays Twin Cinema Taree
VIC: Cinema Nova, Palace Como, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Balwyn, Palace Westgarth, Classic Cinemas Elsternwick, Sun Theatre Yarraville, Cameo Cinema Belgrave, The Rex Cinema Daylesford, Sun Theatre Bairnsdale, Rosebud Cinemas, Warragul Cinemas, Deakin Cinema Complex Mildura, Regent Cinema Ballarat, Wangaratta Cinema, Showbiz Cinemas Swan Hill
Art. Treasure. History. Revolution.
The story of Russia’s legendary museum.
Directed by BAFTA Award-winning film and television director Margy Kinmouth
Only in cinemas for a strictly limited time from September 6
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The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world holding over 3 million treasures and boasting more curators than any other art institution. To mark the momentous occasion of its 250th anniversary the museum opened its doors for the filming of Hermitage Revealed – a cinematic event that is a must-see for all fans of art, architecture and the culture and history of Russia.
Hermitage Revealed takes audiences on a thrilling journey through the museum’s tumultuous history from imperial palace to state museum, and offers unprecedented access to special collections and exclusive areas that remain hidden from the public eye. The production brings together the oldest, the rarest, the most precious and the most closely guarded of Russia’s greatest treasures; items bought with great wealth or acquired by other means, items hoarded and saved from violent revolutionaries, items thought lost and later re-found – all works and their unique stories presented with an intimacy and immediacy that no museum or gallery experience can match.
From Rembrandt to Russian masterpieces, from prehistoric artefacts to the private gemstone collection of Catherine The Great, from Michelangelo to Matisse and much, much more, the exquisite treasures the Hermitage has to offer are seemingly endless. Hermitage Revealed puts you right there amongst it all – exploring the art and revealing the human stories behind this great institution.
PARTICIPATING CINEMAS FROM 6 SEPTEMBER:
VATICAN MUSEUMS 3D
IN CINEMAS FROM NOVEMBER 8
The Greatest Art Collection in History Like You’ve Never Seen It Before!
VATICAN MUSEUMS 3D, a SKY production in collaboration with the Vatican Museums Directorate, for the very first time brings Ultra HD 4K/3D film cameras inside the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, to show the masterpieces in these collections as they have never been seen before.
Thanks to a unique mix of native 3D and the most advanced dimensional techniques used in cinema by directors such as James Cameron and Tim Burton, audiences can immerse themselves in the great masterpieces of art history: “enter” the paintings of Caravaggio and, with unprecedented realism, touch Laocoön and the Belvedere Torso, and feel swathed by the figures in the Sistine Chapel that have never seemed so real before.
Director of the Vatican Museums, Professor Antonio Paolucci, expertly leads us through the past, present and future of the Vatican Museums. From the masterpieces of classic statues to the Cast of Michelangelo’s Pietà, right up to Fontana’s modern sculptures; from paintings by Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci and Caravaggio to those by Van Gogh, Chagall and Dalì; from the extraordinary frescos in the Rooms of Raphael, such as “The School of Athens” to the spectacular masterpieces by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel such as the “Creation of Adam” and the majestic “Last Judgment”.
VIC: Cinema Nova, Palace Cinema Como, Village Rivoli, Sun Theatre Yarraville, Palace Brighton Bay, Village Knox, Village Southland, Village Doncaster, Village Fountain Gate, Village Century City, Rosebud Cinemas
NSW: Cremorne Orpheum, Dendy Opera Quays, Palace Verona, Dendy Newtown, Palace Norton Street, Event Cinemas Bondi Junction, Event Cinemas Macquarie, Event Cinemas Burwood, Event Cinemas Castle Hill, Avoca Beach Picture Theatre, Empire Cinema Bowral, Palace Byron Bay, Narooma Cinemas, Event Cinemas Hornsby, Event Cinemas Campbelltown, Event Cinemas Tuggerah, Greater Union Shellharbour, Greater Union Cronulla, Greater Union Beverly Hills, Greater Union Newcastle, Majestic Cinemas Port Macquarie, Majestic Cinemas Nambucca Heads
QLD: Palace Centro, Palace Barracks, Dendy Portside, Event Cinemas Chermside, Event Cinemas Indooroopilly, Regal Twin Cinema Graceville, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Event Cinemas Mt Gravatt, Event Cinemas Robina, BCC Maroochydore, BCC Loganholme, BCC Cairns City, BCC Toowoomba Strand, BCC Coolangatta, Noosa 5 Cinemas
NT: BCC Darwin City
DIRECT FROM THE BRITISH MUSEUM
IN CINEMAS ACROSS AUSTRALIA FROM JUNE 7
Schools version available: contact us for details
This special British Museum cinema event offers an exclusive private view of the BP exhibition Vikings: life and legend filmed live in London in April 2014. Introduced by British Museum Director Neil MacGregor and presented by historian and broadcaster Michael Wood, the exhibition will be brought to life by curators Gareth Williams and Tom Williams, alongside experts on Viking ships and swords, burial and beliefs, and language and legacy.
With demonstrations, stunning close-up photography of the Viking objects in the exhibition and a torch-lit burial staged in the grounds of the museum, Vikings from the British Museum will be a reminder of how the Vikings have shaped our modern lives.
Running time: 90 mins (to be confirmed)
Supported by BP
Organised with the National Museum of Denmark and the Museum für Vor-und Frühgeschichte, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
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PARTICIPATING CINEMAS FROM JUNE 7
NSW: Cremorne Orpheum, Event Cinemas Bondi Junction, Dendy Cinemas Newtown, Palace Chauvel, Palace Norton Street, Event Cinemas Macquarie, Cronulla Cinemas, Event Cinemas Burwood, Event Cinemas Castle Hill, Event Cinemas Hornsby, Event Cinemas Campbelltown, Event Cinemas Tuggerah, Greater Union Newcastle, Avoca Beach Picture Theatre, Palace Byron Bay
QLD: Dendy Portside, Palace Centro, Event Cinemas Chermside, Event Cinemas Indooroopilly, Event Cinemas Garden City Mt Gravatt, BCC Maroochydore, BCC Pacific Fair, BCC Toowoomba Strand, Noosa 5 Cinemas
TAS: CMAX Devonport
BROADWAY’S ROMEO AND JULIET
By William Shakespeare
Starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad
Directed by David Leveaux
Screening from 17 May, 2014
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‘Orlando Bloom sets hearts racing!’ The Hollywood Reporter
‘Genuinely luminous’ The New York Times
‘Orlando Bloom roars onto the stage!’ Associated Press
‘Condola Rashad is a radiant Juliet’ Entertainment Weekly
Prejudice. Anger. Betrayal. And the chance that true love could actually conquer all. It could only be the greatest love story of all time…
Filmed live on Broadway and starring the British actor Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings) and two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad, this dazzling new production of Romeo and Juliet is a modern take on one of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays. Staged on Broadway for the first time in 36 years, director David Leveaux brings a dynamic energy and contemporary setting to his interpretation of this eternally tragic tale of star-crossed lovers. With 2014 marking the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, Broadway’s Romeo and Juliet will appeal both to the regular theatre-goer and those coming to Shakespeare for the very first time.
PARTICIPATING CINEMAS FROM 17 MAY, 2014
NSW: Dendy Opera Quays, Cremorne Orpheum, Dendy Newtown, Palace Norton Street, Event Cinemas Bondi Junction, Event Cinemas Castle Hill, Avoca Beach Picture Theatre, Palace Byron Bay, Greater Union Newcastle
TAS: State Cinema
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STRICTLY LIMITED CINEMA SEASON from 9 December
BBC Earth Films in association with Magic Light Pictures present an extraordinary film – ONE LIFE – about the greatest force on Earth.
In celebrating its challenges, triumphs and beauty, ONE LIFE reveals how we are all connected, reminding us we all share one planet, one future.
ONE LIFE celebrates the journey that all living things take, from the moment they are born to that most important achievement, their vital goal: the happy and successful delivery of youngsters of their own – the next generation.
The film explores the common themes and challenges that connect us all with animals and nature as we take life’s journey.
BBC Earth Films combine great storytelling with awe-inspiring HD film footage to connect audiences with their planet, and have set the benchmark for this genre with landmark film credits including Deep Blue (Andy Byatt & Alastair Fothergill, 2003) and Earth (Alastair Fothergill & Mark Linfield, 2007).
ONE LIFE is narrated by Daniel Craig (James Bond) the first time the actor has lent his voice to a documentary feature.
TAS: CMAX Devonport
Celebrate Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary at special event screenings of the TV episode in full 3D at a cinema near you!
On November 23rd 2013, the world’s longest running sci-fi series celebrates its 50th anniversary with an explosive anniversary episode. Shot in 3D, “The Day of the Doctor” stars Matt Smith, David Tennant, Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt. The action packed adventure reveals that the Doctor has a dangerous past. And he’s coming back!
Fans will be able to don their 3D glasses and take their enjoyment into another dimension as Doctor Who celebrates its 50th anniversary with special 3D screenings of the Day of the Doctor at 86 cinemas across Australia from 24 November.
Starring: Matt Smith, David Tennant, Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt
Directed by: Nick Hurran
Written by: Steven Moffat
Produced by: Marcus Wilson
Executive Producers: Steven Moffat and Faith Penhale
A BBC Cymru Wales Production
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PARTICIPATING CINEMAS INCLUDE:
VIC: Cinema Nova, Sun Theatre Yarraville, Classic Cinemas Elsternwick, Palace Cinemas Dendy Brighton, Rosebud Cinemas, Sorrento Athenaeum, Cameo Cinemas Belgrave, Warragul Cinemas, Paramount Cinema Echuca, Deakin Cinema Mildura, Wangaratta Cinema Centre, Sun Theatre Bairnsdale
NSW: Cremorne Orpheum, Palace Cinemas Norton Street, Palace Cinemas Byron Bay, Belgrave Cinemas Armidale, Majestic Cinemas Port Macquarie, Forum Cinemas Tamworth, Forum Cinemas Wagga, Odeon Cinemas Orange, Griffith City Cinema, Arcadia Twin Ulladulla, Fays Twin Cinema Taree, Narooma Cinema
QLD: Palace Barracks
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STRICTLY LIMITED SEASON FROM SEPTEMBER 7
“WONDERFUL. Bourne’s clever gothic re-write has discovered something beguiling and true” The Guardian
2013 Olivier Award Nominee for Outstanding Achievement in Dance
Matthew Bourne’s SLEEPING BEAUTY sees the choreographer return to the music of Tchaikovsky to complete the trio of the composer’s ballet masterworks that started in 1992 with Nutcracker! and, most famously, in 1995, with the international hit Swan Lake with an all-male cast.
Perrault’s timeless fairy tale, about a young girl cursed to sleep for one hundred years, was turned into a legendary ballet by Tchaikovsky and choreographer, Marius Petipa, in 1890.
Bourne takes this date as his starting point, setting the Christening of Aurora, the story’s heroine, in the year of the ballets first performance; the height of the Fin-de-Siecle period when fairies, vampires and decadent opulence fed the gothic imagination. As Aurora grows into a young woman, we move forwards in time to the more rigid, uptight Edwardian era; a mythical golden age of long Summer afternoons, croquet on the lawn and new dance crazes. Years later, awakening from her century long slumber, Aurora finds herself in the modern day; a world more mysterious and wonderful than any Fairy story!
Matthew Bourne’s haunting new scenario is a gothic fairy tale for all ages; the traditional tale of good vs. evil and rebirth is turned upside-down, creating a supernatural love story, across the decades, that even the passage of time itself cannot hinder.
Britain’s most popular dance showman works again with three of his regular collaborators, and New Adventures Associate Artists; The Tony and Olivier award winning designers, Lez Brotherston (set and costumes) and Paule Constable (Lighting) and Sound Designer, Paul Groothuis who created the acclaimed surround-sound for last years hit production of Cinderella.
Running time: 105 mins
★★★★ “Strikingly fresh…Witty, inventive and touching” Mail on Sunday
★★★★ “Tongue-in-cheek humour, contemporary references and accessible theatrical dance” Time Out
★★★★ “Extraordinary. Fantastic. Dazzling. Masterful.” Sunday Express
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PARTICIPATING CINEMAS ACROSS AUSTRALIA
NSW: Dendy Cinemas Opera Quays, Event Cinemas Bondi Junction, Cremorne Orpheum, Palace Chauvel, Event Cinemas Castle Hill, Event Cinemas Hornsby, Avoca Beach Picture Theatre, Greater Union Newcastle, Palace Byron Bay