Things To Do: Never Permanent

Never Permanent (a Semi Permanent Spinoff) is a new event coming to Melbourne on August 24th, 2023. The event is a full-day program of keynote talks and panel discussions exploring the intersection of creativity and technology. The lineup of speakers includes some of the world's most exciting filmmakers, authors, artists, and musicians, including Roman Coppola, Ta-ku, Mindy Seu, Serwah Attafuah, Joshua To + Nicholas Kamuda, Angie Abdilla, Jesse Woolston, and Justin Ridler. Behind the event is the team that hosts the acclaimed design festival Semi Permanent, known for its high-quality talks, workshops, and exhibitions. For over 20 years Semi Permanent has been bringing together the creative industries from across the world, hosting events in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Los Angeles, New York, and London. The festival is a great place to learn from the world's best creative minds and to network with other creative professionals. Never Permanent promises to be a timely and thought

Things To Do: 34th Alliance Francaise French Film Festival

Things To Do: 34th Alliance Francaise French Film Festival

Calling all film lovers and Francophiles! Prepare for a thrilling cinematic experience at the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. This film festival is the perfect way to immerse yourself in French culture and enjoy the latest and greatest French films.

The 34th Alliance Francaise French Film Festival offers an exciting range of films, including romantic comedies, gripping dramas, and everything in between. Including one of my favourites from the 80's; The Big Blue, it has such spectacular underwater cinematography. with many films shown with English subtitles, there's no excuse to miss out on the fun!

But the festival isn't just about the films themselves. There are also plenty of unique events and activities to enjoy, including Q&A sessions with directors and actors, filmmaking masterclasses, and discussions on French society and culture. These events provide a fantastic opportunity to dive deeper into the world of French cinema and connect with fellow movie lovers.

One of the best things about the French Film Festival is the atmosphere. The festival brings together people from all walks of life, from French ex-pats to curious film buffs. It's a celebration of culture and community that will leave you feeling uplifted and inspired.

So mark your calendars and prepare for a cinematic adventure that's not to be missed. The French Film Festival is a must-attend event for anyone who loves great films and wants to explore the vibrant world of French culture.

34th Alliance Francaise French Film Festival: 

Where: Melbourne, VIC, Australia
When: 8 March - 5 April 2023