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26 Apr
Home of the Oscars
Special Event Home of the Oscars

The 2021 Oscar nominees are here, and once again we're super proud to have been one of the few cinemas in Australia to screen all 8 of the Best Picture nominees over the past year.

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07 Feb
Fellini Retrospective
Retro Showcase Fellini Retrospective

We’re celebrating the larger-than-life Italian maestro filmmaker Federico Fellini with a retrospective of almost all of his incredible films.

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02 Apr
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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06 Apr
Cult Classics
Retro Showcase Cult Classics

Our Cult Classics calendar includes silver screen masterpieces from the 40s through to now.

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07 Apr
Nicole Kidman Retrospective
Retro Showcase Nicole Kidman Retrospective

A 13-film salute to Our Nic.

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11 Apr
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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14 Apr
Creation Stories: Virtual Q&A with Alan McGee
Q&A Screening Creation Stories: Virtual Q&A with Alan McGee

Join us for a virtual Q&A with Alan McGee, the founder of Creation Records and the man responsible for supplying the “Brit Pop” soundtrack to the 90s.

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16 Apr
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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18 Apr
Six Minutes to Midnight – Members' Preview
Members Screening Six Minutes to Midnight – Members' Preview

Members see Dame Judi Dench in this thrilling WWII drama based on true events.

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21 Apr
Film and Frothies: Mortal Kombat
Film and Frothies Film and Frothies: Mortal Kombat

Enjoy a preview of Mortal Kombat with a complimentary KAIJU! Krush on arrival*, plus cheap frothies from the bar until close

Select Your Fighter
24 Apr
Patrick - Nude Screening
Special Event Patrick - Nude Screening

Strip bare (or to undies) for this special event nude screening of Patrick!

Bare All
25 Apr
First Cow – Members' Preview
Members Screening First Cow – Members' Preview

Members preview this touching and acclaimed period drama from visionary director Kelly Reichardt

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28 Apr
Film and Frothies: Wrath of Man
Film and Frothies Film and Frothies: Wrath of Man

Enjoy a preview of Wrath of Man with a complimentary KAIJU! beer on arrival*, plus cheap frothies from the bar all night.

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28 Apr
Filterphonic - Q&A
Q&A Screening Filterphonic - Q&A

Join us for a premiere screening of a new Melbourne made indie feature followed by a Q+A with director Lee Galea and film stars Jonah Garvie, Julie Strini and Giustino Della Vedova after the film.

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07 May
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Monthly Audience Partici...pation Screening
Special Event The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Monthly Audience Partici...pation Screening

Sing and dance along to this timeless cult classic for a Mothers Day weekend special! 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
08 May
Boyz 'n the Hood – 30th Anniversary
Special Event Boyz 'n the Hood – 30th Anniversary

Join us for a one off screening of Boyz 'n the Hood. 30 years since John Singleton presented this powerful and unflinching film that looks at growing up in inner-city Los Angeles.

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09 May
Birth Time: the documentary - Mothers Day Special
Special Limited Season Birth Time: the documentary - Mothers Day Special

Three women embark on a mission to find out why an increasing number of women are emerging from their births physically and emotionally traumatised.

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23 May
My Name is Gulpilil – Members' Preview
Members Screening My Name is Gulpilil – Members' Preview

Members preview this moving and insightful documentary on David Gulpilil, one of Australia's most beloved actors.

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26 May
Heretic: Q&A Event
Q&A Screening Heretic: Q&A Event

Join us for a screening of the daring, confronting and intensely personal documentary on the life of artist Christina Conrad.

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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.

Open the Blue Box.
13 Jun
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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23 Jul
Almodóvar!
Retro Showcase Almodóvar!

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

ATAME!
25 Jul
Seven Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller
Retro Showcase Seven Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller

We’re celebrating the irreverent, rule-breaking director – the first woman to be nominated for the Best Director Oscar – with seven of her best films.

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Open Caption Sessions
Open Caption Sessions

Weekly open caption sessions for anyone who needs it.

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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.

LMAO.
Senior Cinephiles
Special Promotion Senior Cinephiles

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

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Lido Film Trivia
Lido Film Trivia

Lido monthly film trivia by Swinburne.

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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

Fresh air, fresh films, fresh program.

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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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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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Dude, It's a Coen Bros. Retrospective
Retro Showcase Dude, It's a Coen Bros. Retrospective

You're entering a world of pain.

CALL IT.
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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Uncut Gems - Exclusive Theatrical Premiere Season
Special Limited Season Uncut Gems - Exclusive Theatrical Premiere Season

We're thrilled to be exclusively presenting Australia's first theatrical season of Uncut Gems, the award-winning crime thriller from writer-director duo Josh and Benny Safdie. 

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