Events and Promotions

Thu 26 Apr, 7pm - We're thrilled to welcome director and co-writer of The Gateway, John V. Soto for a Q&A screening of his film. +
Apr 27-May 6 - Join us at Lido for the inaugural Children's International Film Festival Melbourne! +
Sun 6 May, 4pm - Lido Members, join us for a preview screening of the hilarious TULLY starring Charlize Theron. +
Wed 9 May, 10am - Our next Seniors Morning Tea screening at Lido is the suspenseful historical drama Chappaquiddick, starring Jason Clarke as Ted Kennedy. +
Thu 10 May, 7pm - Join us for a preview screening of this new dystopian thriller, set in rural Australia and starring Martin Freeman (The Hobbit, Black Panther, The Office). Includes an introduction from co-directors Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling. +
Sun 13 May, various times - We're bringing the 2008 hit musical Mamma Mia back to the big screen in sing-along version as a special treat for Mother's Day! +
Sun 13 May, 3.30pm - Treat your beloved mum to a Mother's Day afternoon high tea before a screening of Tea with the Dames, a documentary about four acting greats: Dames Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, and Joan Plowright. +
From May 10 - Catch this powerful documentary about the sweat-soaked, hardworking rock and roll band whose music galvanised a generation of young Australians, for a limited season at Lido. +
Thu 17 May, 7pm - We're thrilled to welcome filmmakers Paul Anthony Nelson (director and writer) and Perri Cummings (writer and actor) for a special Q&A screening of their comedy film noir, Trench. +
Sat 2-Sun 3 June, 4pm - This stunning surf documentary is set in Lahinch, a small town on Ireland’s west coast, and the unlikely home of one of Europe’s best big-wave breaks. Screening for one weekend only at Lido. +
Wed 6 Jun, 7pm - Throw on your finest faux furs and clip on your most extravagant jewellery for our dress-up advance screening of Ocean's 8! Ticket price includes a whiskey sour on arrival. +
Every Sunday - This year, we're delighted to screen 43 films directed by the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock! +
Every Wednesday, 7pm - We're dredging up some bizarro B-movie gems from the dank depths of the American Genre Film Archives. Come get weird with us. +
Mar-Oct - We have four exciting titles from RSC Live showing at Lido this year. Get the dates in your diary and book your tickets now! +
Catch the best new homegrown content at Lido. +
Thursdays - With a ticket to any film, any session. +
Wednesdays - Come and visit us on Swinburne Wednesdays for $7 tickets before 4pm and $9 tickets after 4pm. +
The first Sunday of every month - Join us for a casual night of jazz. +