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Events

12 Jul
Cult Classics
Retrospectives Cult Classics

Our Cult Classics calendar is all killer no filler.

Book Tickets
12 Jul
Fun Time Film Club with Zach Ruane
Special Events Fun Time Film Club with Zach Ruane

The fun times keep coming with host Zachary Ruane (Aunty Donna) presenting a specially curated selection of cinematic gems and rarities guaranteed to provide good times only. It’s Fun Time Film Club!

BOOK TICKETS
13 Jul
Classic Matinees
Retrospectives Classic Matinees

They had style, they had grace. Our Classic Matinees program showcases the greatest and most glamorous pictures from the Golden Age of Hollywood and beyond. Don't just stand there, let's get to it!

BOOK TICKETS
14 Jul
Make It Musical
Retrospectives Make It Musical

We’re making a song-and-dance of the movie musical, with another year-long celebration of the best and boldest films the genre has to offer.

BOOK TICKETS
14 Jul
Treasure – Movie Club Preview
Advance Screenings Treasure – Movie Club Preview

Be the first to see Treasure at our Movie Club Preview, the charming new film about an American music journalist (Lena Dunham) and her stubborn Holocaust survivor father (Stephen Fry) who embark on a journey to his homeland in 1990s Poland.

BOOK TICKETS
16 Jul
Rom-Com: A Celebration of Romantic Comedies
Retrospectives Rom-Com: A Celebration of Romantic Comedies

Loveable leads, impossible predicaments, grand romantic gestures and happy endings. We're bringing the rom-com back to the big screen with a series of classics from everybody's favourite genre.

Love is in the Air
17 Jul
Longlegs — Film & Frothies Preview
Advance Screenings Longlegs — Film & Frothies Preview

Get a first look at one of the most anticipated horror films of the year at our Film & Frothies preview of Longlegs. Includes a complimentary KAIJU! Beer on arrival.

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20 Jul
Charmian Clift: Life Burns High – Q&A Screening
Q&A Screening Charmian Clift: Life Burns High – Q&A Screening

Join us for a special Q&A screening of the new Aussie documentary feature Charmian Clift: Life Burns High with filmmaker Rachel Lane.

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20 Jul
The Road to Patagonia - Final Screenings
Special Limited Season The Road to Patagonia - Final Screenings

Screening for a limited season The Road to Patagonia is a stunning, intimate and unflinching documentary following Matty Hannon on an incredible solo adventure to surf the west coast of the Americas by motorbike, from the top of Alaska to the tip of Patagonia.

BOOK TICKETS
24 Jul
Deadpool & Wolverine – Night Before Sneak Previews
Advance Screenings Deadpool & Wolverine – Night Before Sneak Previews

Tickets are now on sale for Deadpool & Wolverine. Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is back in the red spandex and joining forces with Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) for the third instalment of the franchise, as they fight to defend the universe... or two.

Do you want to build a snowman?
27 Jul
The Lord of the Rings Marathon – 4K Extended Editions
Special Events The Lord of the Rings Marathon – 4K Extended Editions

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” - Gandalf

And my axe
01 Aug
Emotion is Dead – Q&A Screening
Q&A Screening Emotion is Dead – Q&A Screening

We’re proud to be hosting a special Q&A screening of the new Aussie feature film Emotion is Dead, with Pete Williams (writer/director), Johanis Lyons-Read (cinematographer) and Gabby Llewelyn (actor) joining us for a post-film discussion.

BOOK TICKETS
01 Aug
In a Violent Nature – Limited Season
Special Limited Season In a Violent Nature – Limited Season

We're screening the certified fresh Sundance hit In a Violent Nature for a limited season.

BOOK TICKETS
02 Aug
The Speedway Murders – Q&A Screening
Q&A Screening The Speedway Murders – Q&A Screening

Lido Cinemas is thrilled to host a Q&A screening of The Speedway Murders with writer/director duo and local legends Luke Rynderman and Adam Kamien in attendance.

BOOK TICKETS
04 Aug
Panorama of Chinese Film 2024
Film Festivals Panorama of Chinese Film 2024

Panorama of Chinese Film presents a diverse collection of classic and new Chinese films, organised by the Chinese Independent Film Foundation (CIFF).

BOOK TICKETS
07 Aug
It Ends with Us – Ladies Night Preview
Advance Screenings It Ends with Us – Ladies Night Preview

Be the first to see It Ends With Us, the first Colleen Hoover novel adapted for the big screen, at our special Ladies Night Preview, enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling on arrival.

BOOK TICKETS
08 Aug
NT Live: Present Laughter – Encore Season
Special Limited Season NT Live: Present Laughter – Encore Season

After the hugely popular season in 2019, NT Live: Present Laughter returns to the big screen for an Encore season.

BOOK TICKETS
15 Aug
Coraline – 15th Anniversary Screenings
Retrospectives Coraline – 15th Anniversary Screenings

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of Henry Selick's acclaimed stop-motion epic Coraline with its return to the big screen.

BOOK TICKETS
26 Aug
Lido Film Trivia
Special Events Lido Film Trivia

Lido monthly film trivia by Swinburne returns!

BOOK TICKETS
31 Aug
Andre Rieu's 2024 Maastricht Concert: Power of Love
Special Limited Season Andre Rieu's 2024 Maastricht Concert: Power of Love

André Rieu will amaze you with iconic film scores, beautiful waltzes, tear jerking ballads and unexpected chart hits with his brand new cinema concert ‘Power of Love’.

BOOK TICKETS
01 Sep
A Horse Named Winx - Father's Day Preview
Advance Screenings A Horse Named Winx - Father's Day Preview

Celebrate Father's Day with A Horse Named Winx the inspirational story about one of Australia's greatest racehorses.

BOOK TICKETS
01 Sep
Harold and the Purple Crayon – Father's Day Preview
Advance Screenings Harold and the Purple Crayon – Father's Day Preview

Celebrate Father's Day with family adventure Harold and the Purple Crayon, an adaptation of the beloved children’s classic that has captivated young readers for decades.

BOOK TICKETS
27 Sep
Edward Scissorhands: Matthew Bourne’s Dance Version of Tim Burton’s Classic
Space Edward Scissorhands: Matthew Bourne’s Dance Version of Tim Burton’s Classic

Matthew Bourne’s magical dance production of Edward Scissorhands has carved a place in the hearts of audiences worldwide since its premiere in 2005.

BOOK TICKETS
04 Oct
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Audience Partici...pation Screening
Special Events 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 with our fabulous interactive screenings, running on the first Friday of every second month. Includes sparkling on arrival. Hosted by a fabulous Drag Queen.

TIME WARP
National Theatre Live
Art & Theatre National Theatre Live

The best of British theatre on our cinema screens.

BOOK TICKETS
Dolby Atmos - Next Level Sound at Lido
Promotions Dolby Atmos - Next Level Sound at Lido

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

Experience Atmos
Adventure Documentaries
Adventure Adventure Documentaries

We're bringing breathtaking real-life adventures and glorious outdoor vistas to the big screen.

BOOK TICKETS
Open Caption Sessions
OCAPTIONS Open Caption Sessions

Weekly open caption sessions for anyone who needs it.

Book Tickets
JIFF
Film Festivals JIFF

JIFF brings the best of Jewish-themed films to cinemas across Australia.

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Jazz Room
Live Performance 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.

LMAO
Senior Cinephiles
Promotions Senior Cinephiles

$10 tickets for members daily, $12 tickets for non-members!

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BYO Baby at Lido
Promotions 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
Promotions Lido on the Roof

Lido on the Roof returns with an eye-popping lineup of blockbusters, arthouse gems and family favourites.

BOOK TICKETS
Art and Theatre on Screen
Art & Theatre Art and Theatre on Screen

Presenting fine art and theatre on The Big Screen. 

Book Tickets
Le Samouraï (1967) – Back on the Big Screen in 4K
Retrospectives Le Samouraï (1967) – Back on the Big Screen in 4K

One of the most influential and iconic films in French cinema history, Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Samouraï returns to Australian cinemas in pristine 4K from Thursday 27 June.

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Lido Comedy - Live in Cinema!
Live Performance Lido Comedy - Live in Cinema!

Lido Comedy presents the best headline comedy from around Australia and the world live in cinema!

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