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Events

01 Jan
Cult Classics
Retro Showcase Cult Classics

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

Book Tickets.
10 Jan
Bondathon
Retro Showcase Bondathon

Suit up, grab yourself a martini from the bar, and join us on this epic journey through the history of one of cinema’s most enduring characters.

Book Tickets.
04 Feb
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.
06 Feb
Music on Screen
Showcase Music on Screen

Face the music with this essential rocktrospective, showcasing the best of bands on the big screen.

GET RHYTHM.
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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17 Feb
JIFF 2021
Film Festival JIFF 2021

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

More Info.
23 Feb
Lido Comedy
Lido Comedy

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

LMAO.
05 Mar
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Monthly Audience Partici...pation Screening
Special Event The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Monthly Audience Partici...pation Screening

We would like, if we may, to take you one a strange journey. Dress for a trip to Transylvania at our sing-a-long, dance-a-long screening of this timeless cult classic.

TIME WARP
08 Mar
Girls Can't Surf - Virtual Q&A Screening
Q&A Screening Girls Can't Surf - Virtual Q&A Screening

Celebrate International Women's Day by seeing Girls Can't Surf, followed by a live virtual Q&A with Australian surfing pioneers Layne Beachley, Pam Burridge, Jodie Cooper and Pauline Menczer.

Book Tickets.
13 Mar
The Lord of the Rings Marathon - 4K Remastered Edition
Special Event The Lord of the Rings Marathon - 4K Remastered Edition

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

And my axe.
14 Mar
French Exit - Members' Preview Screening
Members Screening French Exit - Members' Preview Screening

See French Exit, with Michelle Pfeiffer at her caustic best opposite Lucas Hedges, at our members' preview screening.

Book Tickets.
18 Mar
Reel Rock 15
Special Event Reel Rock 15

Reel Rock 15 is coming for one night only!

Book Tickets.
18 Mar
Saint Maud - Exclusive Season
Special Limited Season Saint Maud - Exclusive Season

See the chilling new film from A24 and writer-director Rose Glass at our exclusive season.

Book Tickets.
20 Mar
ReelGood Film Festival
Showcase ReelGood Film Festival

RGFF is back for it's 8th year, featuring two jam-packed sessions of brilliant short films and tunes.

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20 Mar
Winterbourne’s ‘Revolutionary, Film’ World Premiere + Live Performance
Special Event Winterbourne’s ‘Revolutionary, Film’ World Premiere + Live Performance

Potentially the first ever band film made by a band... Potentially not but it’s still quite good.

Book Tickets.
21 Mar
The Father - Members' Preview Screening
Members Screening The Father - Members' Preview Screening

Oscar-winners Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Coleman shine in The Father. See it first at our members' preview screening.

Book Tickets.
26 Mar
Melbourne Design Week Film Festival
Film Festival Melbourne Design Week Film Festival

This specially curated program of new international feature documentaries explores the people, the ideas and the environments around our relationship with with the built and natural worlds.

Book Tickets.
28 Mar
The Courier Special Preview
Advance Screening The Courier Special Preview

Be among the first to catch The Courier starring Benedict Cumberbatch at our special preview. Tickets include a glass of sparkling on arrival.

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01 Apr
Adam Sandler Retrospective
Retro Showcase Adam Sandler Retrospective

One of the most insanely idiotic things you’ve ever heard? Okay, a simple 'wrong' would’ve done just fine.

TODAY, JUNIOR!
01 Apr
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. 

Book Tickets.
02 Apr
Another Coming of Monty Python's Life of Brian
Special Limited Season Another Coming of Monty Python's Life of Brian

Just when you thought you were saved...

Bwian, eh?
07 Apr
Nicole Kidman Retrospective
Retro Showcase Nicole Kidman Retrospective

A 12-film salute to Our Nic.

Book Tickets.
09 Apr
So Bad It's Good
Retro Showcase So Bad It's Good

Delirious, disastrous and downright dumb. Films so bad they're, well, classic.

Book Tickets.
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.

Book Tickets.
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
Almodovar!
Retro Showcase Almodovar!

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.

Book Tickets.
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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Senior Cinephiles
Senior Cinephiles

Here's looking at you.

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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.

BOOK TICKETS.
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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Leguizamarama Live at Lido - SOLD OUT
Special Event Leguizamarama Live at Lido - SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT Hosted by Zach Ruane (Aunty Donna) and Mish Wittrup (Zach’s friend) LIVE ON STAGE!

BOOK TICKETS.
Limited Edition Lido Masks For Sale
Special Promotion Limited Edition Lido Masks For Sale

Attention Lido superfans! We have a limited supply of Lido masks for sale in the gift shop!

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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.

BUY NOW.