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Jewish International Film Festival

With sensational tales packed with screen luminaries, side-splitting comedies, and stories of iconic Jewish trailblazers and innovators, the Jewish International Film Festival (October 24 – November 20) returns for another year of spectacular Jewish cinema from around the world.

Featuring 60 films from 23 countries, the Festival builds on almost 30 years of bringing the best of Jewish cinema to Australia, presenting 28 features, 29 documentaries, and full season screenings of three superb TV series to audiences in Melbourne. The Festival will also present films by the recipients of the JIFF Short Film Fund; I want to make a film about women and The Mirror.

  • Check website for screening times
  • Check website for ticket prices
  • Classic Cinemas Elsternwick, Lido Cinemas Hawthorn & Cameo Cinemas Belgrave
  • jiff.com.au
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Swing Set: Improvised Comedy

Swing Set are Mario Hannah and Broni, one of Melbourne’s best and most experienced long-form improv comedy duos.

With many years of playing together under their belt, Mario and Broni bring a chemistry to the stage that draws audiences in as they create characters and worlds that will delight you. All done in the moment with you in the room. Being at a Swing Set show means being part of an exclusive and specific in-joke that you share in for one night only, once a fortnight.

Each show is different. Each show is funny.

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Montaigne COMPLEX album tour at The Croxton

Following on from her national For Your Love single tour in April, Montaigne has today released her new single Ready, and confirmed details of her forthcoming LP and national tour.

Ready is undoubtedly Montaigne’s most anthemic single to date, and is lifted from her soon to be released second album entitled Complex, the follow up to her ARIA Award winning, Top 5 debut album, Glorious Heights. Complex is set for release on August 30 and is available to preorder now, with all preorders scoring a bonus illustrated poster. There will also be a spectacular limited edition red vinyl of Complex available to preorder, along with CD/vinyl bundles with an environmentally friendly tote bag included.

To celebrate the new record, Montaigne will be hitting the road for her Complex album tour (presented by triple j) in November 2019, kicking off in Adelaide on November 7, then moving through Perth, Fremantle, Maroochydore, Brisbane, Byron Bay, Bendigo, Torquay, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, and finishing up in Wollongong on November 30. Montaigne has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket goes to support Bush Heritage Australia a national non-profit organisation conserving biodiversity in Australia. www.bushheritage.org.au

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Moonlight Cinema Melbourne

Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema showing advance screenings, summer blockbusters and fan favourites in iconic inner city green spaces in our capital cities.

  • Various times - program available here https://www.moonlight.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/201819-MOONLIGHT_PROGRAM_COMBINED_A4.pdf
  • Adult $20, Child $15, Senior $15, Student $17.50, Moonlight Family Pass $60 (available to select G & PG rated films).
  • Central Lawn at Royal Botanic Gardens
  • moonlight.com.au
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Festival X

Australia are you ready?! FESTIVAL X launches this November, welcoming Summer and will feature some of the world’s biggest superstars! The inaugural festival lineup features Aussie favourite and multiple Grammy, Billboard and Brit Award winner, the inimitable Calvin Harris. The massive lineup also includes a range of Grammy, Billboard and ARIA Award winning artists, currently performing on the biggest international stages and festivals across the globe.

Committed to throwing a world class event across multiple stages, Festival X brings together three powerhouse festival and party producers. Catering to music fans with all styles of music, including an incredible selection of: Hip Hop, Electronic and Pop music from overseas and Australia!

Across multiple stages, Festival X has something for everyone. Bring on the international flavour, good times & Aussie Summer!

Line Up:
Calvin Harris / Armin Van Buuren / Lil Pump
Alison Wonderland / Anna Lunoe / Badrapper / Blueface / Camelphat / Cosmic Gate /
Futurecode (Ben Gold X Omnia) / Generik / Giuseppe Ottaviani Live 2.0 / Godlands /
Kaz James / Kölsch / Marlo / Mk (Marc Kinchen) / Murda Beatz / Nic Fanciulli /
Paul Kalkbrenner (Live) / Ruben De Ronde / Sophiegrophy / Steve Aoki /
Sunset Bros. / Tchami / Thandi Phoenix / Trippie Redd / Vini Vici
+ Local Supports To Be Announced..

Get ready – this is THE music festival to kickstart and celebrate your Summer with friends!

  • 12 PM – 10 PM
  • First release General tickets for all dates go on sale at: 12pm Thursday, August 1 / Tickets via Ticketmaster link: http://fstvlx.co/tickets
  • MELBOURNE SHOWGROUNDS
  • festivalx.com.au
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The Return of Grazie Fibonacci

Following a successful season at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, “renowned improv legend” (The Plus Ones) Mark Gambino brings The Return of Grazie Fibonacci back to the stage one last time before banishing him to underworld.

Written and performed by this 18-year improv comedy veteran (The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne, Impro Melbourne); The Return of Grazie Fibonacci is a solo sketch comedy interrogation of the awkwardness of modern life. Delving into topical themes – like toxic masculinity, historical patriarchal hangovers and social responsibility – Gambino unabashedly vivisects the paradoxes underlying Western culture’s perceptions of male conduct and lays bare a society unable or unwilling to accept responsibility for its failings.

Directed by Golden Gibbo Nominee, Elly Squire AKA Clara Cupcakes (The Worst, WHOM) – the show is a short and sharp comedy hit that is equal parts silly, sweet and philosophical. If you love Portlandia, Lady Dynamite, The Mighty Boosh or Key & Peele, you’ll love The Return of Grazie Fibonacci!

  • 7pm to 8pm, except Tuesday and Friday at 5.30pm to 6.30pm
  • $26 early bird, $28 Groups 6+, $31 Concession, $35 Full
  • The Butterfly Club, Carson Place, off Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
  • thebutterflyclub.com
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