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Cult Classics
Retro Showcase Cult Classics

Our Cult Classics calendar includes silver screen masterpieces from the early 20th century through to now.

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10 Jun
David Lynch Retrospective
Retro Showcase David Lynch Retrospective

We're showcasing all ten feature films by the master of surreal cinema, David Lynch, to commemorate his 75th birthday.

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28 Jul
Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In –  Special Limited Season
Special Limited Season Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In – Special Limited Season

Join us for a special limited season of this critically acclaimed portrait of the greatest football manager in history!

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30 Jul
¡Almodóvar!
Retro Showcase ¡Almodóvar!

A complete retrospective of the master of melodrama's films.

ATAME!
31 Jul
Charlie Chaplin Retrospective
Showcase Charlie Chaplin Retrospective

Rediscover the magic of the original master of film comedy, Charlie Chaplin, with this glorious program of his greatest films.

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01 Aug
Seven Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller
Retro Showcase Seven Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller

Seven of the irreverent, rule-breaking director's best films.

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02 Aug
Jean-Pierre Melville: Master of Shadows and Silence
Retro Showcase Jean-Pierre Melville: Master of Shadows and Silence

Discover the essence of French cool with our essential Jean-Pierre Melville retrospective, featuring six stunning features.

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05 Aug
The Suicide Squad - Tickets on Sale Now!
Special Promotion The Suicide Squad - Tickets on Sale Now!

DC's bonkers superhero blockbuster, helmed by director James Gunn, hits theatres soon, and you can grab your tickets now!

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06 Aug
So Bad It's Good hosted by Zachary Ruane
Retro Showcase So Bad It's Good hosted by Zachary Ruane

Zachary Ruane (Aunty Donna) and other special guests host a monthly movie night in defence of [allegedly] the worst films in history.

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07 Aug
The Six – Special Limited Season
Special Limited Season The Six – Special Limited Season

Join us for this fascinating and untold true story of what happened to the Titanic's Chinese passengers.

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12 Aug
Spirited Away – 20th Anniversary Season
Special Event Spirited Away – 20th Anniversary Season

Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Spirited Away, one of the most beautiful animated films ever made!

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15 Aug
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory – 50th Anniversary 4K Screening
Special Event Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory – 50th Anniversary 4K Screening

Join us for a 50th anniversary celebration of this beloved family classic, presented in beautiful 4K!

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16 Aug
Lido Film Trivia
Special Event Lido Film Trivia

Lido monthly film trivia by Swinburne is back!

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19 Aug
Lido Short Stack – Open Screen Film Night
Film Festival Lido Short Stack – Open Screen Film Night

Celebrate your local film community & have the chance to screen your film at Lido!

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25 Aug
Annette – Advance Screening
Special Event Annette – Advance Screening

Catch highly-anticipated Cannes favourite Annette ahead of release, alongside a complimentary glass of sparkling.

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26 Aug
Chopper (2000) –  20th Anniversary Season
Special Limited Season Chopper (2000) – 20th Anniversary Season

Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this iconic Aussie crime thriller that made Eric Bana into a star!

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02 Sep
Dreamscapes: A Static Vision Film Festival
Film Festival Dreamscapes: A Static Vision Film Festival

Independent screening collective Static Vision presents Dreamscapes, a weekend-long exploration of hopes, dreams and imagined worlds.

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02 Sep
Summer of Soul – Special Limited Season
Special Limited Season Summer of Soul – Special Limited Season

Join us for this acclaimed documentary that both captures an important historical moment and feels powerfully relevant to now.

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02 Sep
Pig – Truffle Hunt Preview Screening Presented by Mister Bianco
Special Event Pig – Truffle Hunt Preview Screening Presented by Mister Bianco

Join us for a special preview screening of Nicolas Cage's latest film Pig, featuring truffle risotto, a complimentary glass of wine, and a special truffle hunt with a real-life truffle dog! Presented by Mister Bianco.

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03 Sep
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Audience Partici...pation Screening
Special Event The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Audience Partici...pation Screening

We would like, if we may, to take you one a strange journey. Dress for a trip to Transylvania and be apart of this fabulous screening.

TIME WARP
10 Sep
Do Go On: The Mummy + Live Podcast Recording
Special Event Do Go On: The Mummy + Live Podcast Recording

Do Go On presents a special screening of everyone’s favourite Brendan Fraser film.

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11 Sep
André Rieu: Together Again Concert
Special Limited Season André Rieu: Together Again Concert

Join us for a special limited season of André Rieu's latest concert, a heart-warming global spectacular!

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04 Nov
Paul Thomas Anderson Retrospective
Retro Showcase Paul Thomas Anderson Retrospective

To celebrate PTA's upcoming film "Soggy Bottom", we're showcasing all 8 features from this daring and eclectic master of cinema.

DRINK OUR MILKSHAKE
Met Opera
Showcase Met Opera

Presenting a selection of the best live theatre performances from The Metropolitan Opera on the big screen.

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Hitchcock Retrospective
Showcase Hitchcock Retrospective

We're bringing nearly the entire oeuvre of the Master of Suspense himself back to the big screen.

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Open Caption Sessions
Open Caption Sessions

Weekly open caption sessions for anyone who needs it.

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JIFF
Film Festival JIFF

We are the proud home of the Jewish International Film Festival in Melbourne.

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Jazz Room
Jazz Room

The Lido Jazz Room boasts live music and comedy weekly.

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Lido Comedy
Lido Comedy

Live stand-up comedy weekly in the intimate Lido Jazz Room.

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Senior Cinephiles
Special Promotion Senior Cinephiles

$8 tickets for members daily, $10 tickets for non-members!

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BYO Baby at Lido
BYO Baby at Lido

Crying, kicking, screaming is welcome, and that goes for the babies as well.

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Lido on the Roof
Rooftop Lido on the Roof

Lido on the Roof is currently closed, and will be reopening in November 2021.

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Art and Theatre on Screen
Showcase Art and Theatre on Screen

Presenting fine art and theatre on The Big Screen. 

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CHIFF
Film Festival CHIFF

Dream, learn and giggle at the Children's International Film Festival

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Classic Matinees
Retro Showcase Classic Matinees

They had style, they had grace. Special matinee screenings of the greatest and most glamourous pictures from Hollywood and beyond. Don't just stand there, let's get to it!

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Dolby Atmos - Next Level Sound at Lido
Special Promotion Dolby Atmos - Next Level Sound at Lido

Experience the ultimate cutting-edge technology in cinematic sound at Lido.

Experience Atmos
Dungeons And Dragons – Live at Lido!
Special Event Dungeons And Dragons – Live at Lido!

Embark on a mythic quest with your closest friends!

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Fantastic Film Festival Australia
Film Festival Fantastic Film Festival Australia

A home for mind-breakers, trend-setters, razor-walkers, loose-wires, truth-talkers, trailblazers and envelope-pushers.

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Film and Frothies Preview Screenings
Film and Frothies Film and Frothies Preview Screenings

Enjoy previews of these fresh films with a complimentary Kaiju Krush! on arrival*, plus cheap frothies from the bar until close.

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Limited Edition Lido Tote Bags for Sale
Special Promotion Limited Edition Lido Tote Bags for Sale

Our new limited edition tote is a must-have accessory for any serious cinephile.

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National Theatre Live
NT LIVE National Theatre Live

The best of British theatre on our cinema screens.

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